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The new firm's Mikael Johansson said they operate completely with cryptocurrency on behalf of their European shareholders while also searching for angel investors among the Iranian and bitcoin communities in Europe, Press TV reported. “Now we simply do not have a Swedish bank account. However, we do have an Iranian bank account for the equity investments. We pay our bills, shareholder dividends, Iran deposits – everything – in cryptocurrencies,” he said. TSE is among the five biggest markets in the Middle East, where more than 300 companies are listed with a market capitalization of around $100 billion. The lifting of sanctions generated a tide of euphoric mood in anticipation of money from outside the country flowing into Iranian stocks. Investors were encouraged by prospects of economic growth and the Iranian market's low valuations. However, Iranian officials have said the US was “terrorizing the Europeans into shunning business with Iran despite the lifting of the sanctions.
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Yes, some more degrees, would you believe it. Yes, some more sunshine to come for the next few days. Look forward to it, thank you, Chris. US Central Command says it has opened an investigation into an air strike on the Iraqi city of Mosul which is reported to have killed dozens of civilians earlier this month. American officials have acknowledged that US-led coalition aircraft took part in the attack on part of the city controlled.
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In essence, the FCC has done the job Congress told it to do many years ago. However, the cable and telephone industry have sensed an opportunity to exploit the flurry of repeals Congress has taken up and laid out a series of misleading arguments to convince Congress to proactively do harm to your privacy . They were successful at convincing 50 U.S. Senators to go along with their plan. Now the fight has moved to the House of Representatives. There is only one way to stop them from winning. We must speak up and call our elected officials to reject H.J. Res 86 and S.J. Res 34 and preserve our legal rights to consumer online privacy. Via EFF Related video added by Juan Cole: Wochit Tech: Companies Can Now Buy, Sell Your Internet Browsing HistoryWithout Your Permission
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Two children and three men were injured in a blast at the Belanglo State Forest. The explosion on Sunday at a picnic area left the five victims with severe burns, officials said.
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US Central Command says it has opened an investigation into an air strike on the Iraqi city of Mosul which is reported to have killed dozens of civilians earlier this month. American officials have acknowledged that US-led coalition aircraft took part in the attack on part of the city controlled by Islamic State fighters. The United Nations has warned of a terrible loss of life
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KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector General of Police Tan Seri Khalid Abu Bakar said that two Malaysians who were rescued by Philippines' security forces after being kidnapped will arrive in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow. "I can confirm that both victims will be in Manila today afternoon and will be arriving in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow," he said at the 210th Police Day celebrations at the Police Training Centre (Pulapol) today. He said that as soon as they arrive, they will be taken in to help with investigations. He however did not wish to elaborate on the incident. It is learnt that the two Malaysian sailors who were held captive for eight months by Muslim militants were rescued Thursday in the southern Philippines, military officials said. Tayudin Anjut, 45, and Abdurahim Bin Sumas, 62, were among five Malaysian tugboat crewmen kidnapped in July off Malaysia's Sabah state near the southern Philippines. The two men were abandoned without a fight by their captors. However the status of the three other men is still unknown.
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This man directs his anger at the country's President. Alexander Lukashenko has been in power since 1994 and is described by some Western officials as Europe's last dictator
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At least six people, including two police officials, were killed and scores wounded in two bomb blasts in Bangladesh Saturday near a militant hideout that was raided by commandos, police said. The explosions in the northeastern district of Sylhet came a day after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near the country’s main airport in an attack claimed by Islamic State. “At least six people including two police official were killed in two explosions, one near the hideout and another in front of the building,” said Sylhet police spokesman Zedan Al Musa. More than 40 people were wounded, several critically, he added. About a dozen army and police personnel were among the injured. IS claims responsibility Islamic State claimed responsibility “for a bombing on Bangladeshi forces in Sylhet,” the SITE monitoring service said, citing the militant group’s news agency Amaq.
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For business travellers, for families, it will be a big and for many unpopular change. Officials say security must be the top priority. Turkey.
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to do work on for families wanting entertainment, it will be a big and for many unpopular change. There is no end date for the ban, but officials say security must be the top priority
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More than 30 minutes into a meeting White House and House leadership officials wanted -- needed -- to be a breakthrough, it was time for everyone to put their cards on the table.
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FORTY-TWO policemen have been decapitated after being ambushed by a militia group in Congo, officials report.
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but several athletes and officials involved with last year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio have told the BBC they are angry and frustrated by the failure to provide any meaningful post-Olympic legacy
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It is six months since the 2016 Games came to an end, and while Brazilian officials insist there were tangible benefits for Rio, others feel the games were plagued by broken promises and lost opportunities, as Wyre Davies has been fining out. For five weeks last summer, Rio de Janeiro was the centre.
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