Cryptocurrency is a kind of digital currency in which cash production and verifying the authenticity of its financial transactions are controlled by a series of encoded algorithms. Usually they work based on decentralized networks (without dependence on a central authority).
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow has been urging Persian Gulf countries to consider a common security mechanism and that it was high time the world got rid of unilateral measures such as sanctions.
Sixteen inmates were killed and five were wounded in a prison fight in the northern Mexican state of Zacatecas, authorities said, in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the country's troubled penal system since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took power.
Indian authorities stepped up security and shut down the Internet in various places on Tuesday while members of the ruling party planned marches backing a new citizenship law even though nationwide protests against it are escalating.
At least nine police officers have sustained injuries after a grenade was hurled at security forces in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, as a wave of protests over unemployment, corruption and lack of public services continue in the country.
Iraq’s most prominent Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has called on security forces to avoid using excessive force in the wake of anti-government protests that have entered their third week.
Police in major US cities were on alert on Thursday as ‘Joker’ opened in movie theaters after weeks of publicity surrounding its disturbing portrait of a bullied loner raised fears it might spark violence.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told representatives of some Asian countries that others never protect our countries and will not provide us with security, advising Asian countries to respect each other if they want others to do so.