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NATO mobilizes military assets in Eastern Europe amid conflict between Russia and Ukraine

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NATO has mobilized military assets, including frigates and warplanes, in recent days to increase its presence in Eastern Europe in response to Russia’s threat to Ukraine’s security, the military organization itself reported in a statement. Amid rising tensions between Kyiv and Moscow, several NATO partners have announced the deployment of forces that will bolster the…

Iran says the sides are “closer than ever” to an agreement on the 2015 nuclear deal

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Iran’s government confirmed this Monday that the parties are “closer than ever” to an agreement on the 2015 nuclear deal, following the unilateral withdrawal of the United States in 2018 and violations committed by Tehran since then. “Over the past month, the process has progressed steadily and slowly, and we are now closer than ever…

Mexican journalist Lourdes Maldonado was murdered in Tijuana after winning a court case against a former governor

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Mexican journalist Lourdes Maldonado was murdered as she arrived at her home in the south city of Tijuana, days after she announced she had won a trial against former Baja California governor Jaime Bonilla after nine years in court. According to preliminary data collected by the Mexican press, Maldonado was attacked with a firearm, and…

Lukashenko condemns US “paternalistic threats” against Belarus and says he will protect the country from occupation

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko this Monday condemned the US government’s “paternalistic threats” against Belarus and assured that the country would not be occupied as long as he was head of state. “Yesterday they informed me about the threats from the State Department. Diplomats came out of New York and published their threats: they will impose…

Italy’s centre-left parties confirm their empty vote for the presidential elections

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Italy’s centre-left parties Democratic Party, 5 Star Movement and Free and Equals have confirmed they will be empty in the first vote for Italy’s presidency, which begins this Monday with no agreement on the name of the Quirinal’s future tenant will vote . The three political forces agreed on their blank vote at a meeting…

Assange gets permission to appeal his extradition to the US to the UK Supreme Court

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange won a victory in the court case over his extradition to the United States on Monday by winning the right to appeal the decision to the UK Supreme Court. However, Assange has not been given permission to appeal directly, meaning the Supreme Court must decide whether to allow the appeal to…

Donetsk denounces a possible offensive by the Ukrainian army in the east

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The self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) denounced this Monday that the Ukrainian army is preparing an offensive on the Donbass region in the east of the country. “We have established that Ukrainian troops are stationed in the region as part of a joint operation. They are preparing to launch an offensive on Donbass,” a spokesman…

In full suspense with Russia, the EU announces €1,200 million in financial support for Ukraine

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced on Monday 1,200 million euros in aid to Ukraine through a new financial support package, which is in full tension with Russia due to the military operation in the area near the border. Amid concerns over a possible Russian invasion, von der Leyen has tabled a package…

Ireland warns Russia naval exercises off its coast are ‘not welcome’

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Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney announced on Monday that he had told the Russian authorities that their naval exercises in international waters off the Irish coast were “not desirable”. “We have no power to prevent this. But I have made it clear to the Russian ambassador to Ireland that these measures are not welcome,” Coveney…

ECONOMY AND BUSINESS NEWS

Why Investors Should Watch Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Industry

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Vietnam’s status as a regional hub and bastion of renewable energy is growing rapidly.

3 cold calling secrets from Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx

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These three cold calling tips can help your sales reps be a lot more productive on the phone.

5 key considerations to make before investing in new technology

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By asking the right questions before upgrading your technology, you create a digital support system that drives your business forward.

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Why hard work alone is not enough

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Working long hours as an entrepreneur can be a virtue, but it can also lead to burnout: why finding ways to make things easier and happier for yourself is crucial to long-term success.

4 easy ways to make incremental improvements in the new year

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Life is a game of inches, and the biggest improvements come from the smallest changes.

The strategies I used to sell two companies at 45

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Exit strategies are great, especially when done for the right reasons.

How your company can keep up in 2022

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Workers are struggling, but companies can modernize their organization and improve their work environment to increase productivity while attracting and retaining top talent.

5 career trends employers should focus on in 2022

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Improving the work environment for those who choose to stay will be key to success this year.

BITCOIN AND CRYPTOCURRENCIES

5 things to note about Bitcoin this week

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The price of Bitcoin (BTC) is entering the last week of January in a place nobody wanted but many were warning: a 50% drop from its all-time highs. A drop to $34,000 means BTC/USD has halved in just two monthsAnd perhaps, of course, there is concern that the losses could continue. With $30,000 so far…

YouTubers who create cryptocurrency content are victims of hacks and scams

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Hackers attacked several popular accounts of some YouTubers Sometime in the afternoon of January 23rd. Accounts posted unauthorized videos with text instructing viewers to send money to the hacker’s wallet. The accounts that appear to have been targeted by the attack include: BitBoy Crypto, Altcoin Buzz, Box Mining, Floyd Mayweather, Ivan on Tech, and The…

BTC has just re-entered a key price zone that has signaled the beginning of the end of previous bearish phases

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Cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has just re-entered a key price zone that has signaled the beginning of the end of previous bearish phases, data confirms.. in one tweetJanuary 24th Charles Edwards, founder of cryptocurrency investment firm Capriole, pointed to Bitcoin’s Network Value to Transactions (NVT) metric as providing a rare new “oversold” signal.. The NVT says…

Metaverse blockchain ecosystems are gaining momentum as brands create digital experiences

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Multi-billion dollar companies are taking the Metaverse by storm, as Consumers have shown an increased interest in virtual, interactive and three-dimensional experiences that take place online. Although the “metaverse” is still a new concept, research firm Strategy Analytics has figured it out The global metaverse market is expected to reach nearly $42 billion by 2026….

These are the countries that have banned cryptocurrencies in the last year

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Last week, The Sindh High Court in Pakistan held a hearing on the legal status of digital currencies that could lead to one Total ban on cryptocurrency trading combined with sanctions against cryptocurrency exchanges. A few days later, The Central Bank of Russia called for a ban on both cryptocurrency trading and mining. Both countries…

Top 5 Cryptocurrencies to Watch This Week: BTC, LUNA, ATOM, ACH*, FTM

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BTC is oversold and potentially poised for a recovery rally, but this could be a trap for altcoins and bitcoin if bullish volume doesn’t hold up

How do I select or analyze altcoins?

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What are altcoins? The word “altcoin” is derived from “alternative” and “coin”. Altcoins refer to any alternative currency to Bitcoin. Altcoins are cryptocurrencies that share properties with Bitcoin. (BTC). For example, Bitcoin and Altcoins have a similar basic structure. Altcoins also work as peer-to-peer (P2P) systems and share code, similar to Bitcoin. Of course, there…

FLUF World and Snoop Dogg raise funds, NFTs from Adidas and Prada, WAX gives away 10 million NFTs

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There was so much Nifty News this week that it was necessary to do a second roundup to catch up on the latest news related to non-fungible tokens (NFTs). FLUF World and Snoop Dog are collaborating for charity FLUF World, Beyond VR Studio and Snoop Dogg have partnered to raise over $1M through NFT Charity…

Bitcoin is seeing high network troubles all the time amid price volatility

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The Bitcoin (BTC) network has recorded a new all-time high mining difficulty of 26.643 trillion with an average hash rate of 190.71 exahash per second (EH/s), indicating strong community support despite a bear market. The difficulty of the Bitcoin network is determined by global computing power, which correlates with the difficulty of confirming transactions and…

NEWS LIBRARY

The British government is launching an investigation into alleged Islamophobia against an MP

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Prominent activist Narges Mohamadi has been sentenced to eight years in prison and 70 lashes in Iran

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Hong Kong Chief Justice defends hand-picked judges and claims system’s impartiality

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Albares defends diplomacy and dialogue to resolve tensions with Russia

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China is ending the curfew imposed a month ago in the city of Xian, home to 13 million people

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Germany has passed 8.7 million coronavirus cases after more than 63,000 were reported in the last day

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The President of Burkina Faso was arrested after the military mutiny, according to local media

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More than 635 million students are still affected by school closures due to the corona virus

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The UN condemns the arrest of activist Amira Osman in Sudan

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UNICEF denounces that nearly 850 boys and girls are at imminent risk because of violence in north-eastern Syria

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The United Arab Emirates intercept two missiles fired by Houthi militias

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The Taliban discuss the humanitarian crisis with the international community in Norway

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