China declares cryptocurrency trading illegal, beefs up mining crackdown

China’s central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin illegal and stepped up a…

North Korea proposes talks if South Korea abandons ‘hostility,’ says sister of Kim Jong-un

The influential sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Friday her country is willing to resume…

Former Catalan leader who fled Spain in 2017 detained on Italian island

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a failed secession bid for the northeastern…

What vampire bats do for their closest friends

When we think of vampire bats, friendship and co-operation may not be the qualities that come to mind for…

Evergrande jitters ebb and flow as company misses key bond payment

Fears that a Chinese real estate developer’s possible default on multibillion-dollar debts might send shockwaves through…

Florida becomes 1st state to try to mirror Texas fetal ‘heartbeat’ abortion law

A Florida Republican lawmaker has filed a bill that would ban abortions after six to eight…

Trump sues niece, NY Times over tax records behind bombshell 2018 story

Former U.S. president Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and the New York Times…

Biden convenes global COVID-19 summit, U.S. pledges to share more vaccines

President Joe Biden is set to announce that the United States is doubling its purchase of…

Experts call for an overhaul of Canada’s national security policy to cope with an ‘angry’ world

Rarely has the world intruded so viscerally — and with so little apparent effect — upon the great national…