World Cup 2018: 'Safe space' for Russia LGBT football fans shut

The organisers of the initiative in the Russian city of St Petersburg blame a "political attack"....

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The bigger Cryptocurrencies get, the worse they perform: BIS

LONDON (Reuters) - Cryptocurrencies are not scalable and are more likely to suffer a breakdown in trust and efficiency the greater the number of people using them, the Bank of International...

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S Korea players swap shirts to fox rivals

South Korea's coach says he made his players wear different numbered shirts in recent friendlies to confuse opponents who he says cannot tell them apart....

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BIS wants tighter rules for funds offering credit, fintech

LONDON (Reuters) - Regulations introduced after the financial crisis a decade ago to smooth out banking booms and busts should be extended to funds that provide credit, or shadow banks, and fintech...

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Israel targets rights groups with bill to outlaw filming of soldiers

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel moved on Sunday to snap the lens shut on rights groups that film its troops' interactions with Palestinians by introducing a bill that would make it a criminal offense....

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Trump-Kim summit: Korea war veteran's question for US president

US president says "mothers and fathers" of missing soldiers called him asking about their remains....

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Taliban rule out extension of Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

A spokesman rules out extending a ceasefire declared for Eid, despite calls for peace talks....

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