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US, Switzerland top 'financial secrecy' blacklist

Published by the Tax Justice Network, the list ranks financial systems that contribute to crimes like money laundering.

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Saudi Arabia bans expatriates from 12 job types

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Saudi Arabia has banned the kingdom's expatriates from working in 12 occupational domains, making them available to Saudi nationals only.

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Jordan ends bread subsidy, doubling pita prices

Price of large pita bread nearly doubled in bid to ease the country's budget woes.

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Trump at Davos: America first amid Swiss protests

Trump spoke about the strength of the US economy at Davos, as protesters and professors disputed his rhetoric.

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Bitcoin: Where you can officially buy cryptocurrency

Here are a few of the traditional banks and exchange operators that allow you to buy Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Indian PM Modi, in Davos, decries protectionism

Praise for India's 'commitment to democracy and diversity' draws attention to treatment of minorities by his government.

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What's World Economic Forum and why does Davos matter?

The 2018 World Economic Forum is to focus on the effect of globalisation, which critics say has widened inequality.

Klaus Schwab

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World's richest get 82 percent of global wealth: Oxfam

Billionaires gain $762bn of wealth in 2017, enough to end extreme poverty worldwide seven times over, Oxfam report says.

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Bitcoin price plummets to 11900 USD per BTC

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Bitcoin fell as much as 20 percent on Wednesday, piercing below $10,000, while other cryptocurrencies took similar spills due to investor fears that regulators could clamp down on them in an effort to curb speculation.

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El Salvador eyes Qatar jobs for migrants leaving US

Authorities of El Salvador seeking to reach an agreement with Qatar to allow Salvadorans to work in the Gulf country.

Abdulrahman Al Thani met his Salvadoran counterpart Hugo Martinez

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