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Limited PayPal

Freelancers will be able to take funds from abroad into their e-wallets; online payment system cannot be used to send money overseas or make online purchases for now

How money will divide Europe after Brexit

If economic size and time favour the EU, the British government’s strongest card is money

10-year-old Mohammad Kasem (wearing ID with yellow band) sits with his classmates at a Child Friendly Space in Modhucchara, Cox's Bazar.

A space for little Rohingya survivors

A hill in Modhuchhara has become a veritable hive of creativity for refugee children

George Saunders, author of 'Lincoln in the Bardo', poses for photographers after winning the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017 in London, Britain, Oct 17, 2017. Reuters

George Saunders takes Man Booker prize

American author won for first novel ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’

A man waits to receiver his food inside a McDonald's in Bangkok, Thailand September 25, 2017. Reuters

S Korea raids McDonald's office in burger probe

Children allegedly fell ill after eating 'undercooked' hamburger patties

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama of Fiji addresses the 71st United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, US, September 20, 2016. Reuters

Fiji to sell 'green' bonds

The bond will be the first to earmark the cash raised to address the effects of climate change

Rohingya crisis: Video shows thousands fleeing

Thousands of Rohingyas were still fleeing Myanmar on Monday as shown in UNHCR drone footage

A gallery assistant poses for photographs during the press preview of the exhibition

Harry Potter exhibition in London

The exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book's publication blends wizardry with history

Twitter looks to toughen rules

It plans to toughen its rules on online sexual harassment and impose stronger penalties

Airbus takes control of Bombardier CSeries

The move rebuffing US threats might give the Canadian firm a way out of a damaging trade dispute with Boeing

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This Aug 1 2017 file photo shows a procession of Jago Bangladesh Garments Shramic Federation against the 'closure of garment factories in the name of establishing safety by Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh and Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety'.

HC stays new accord on fire, building safety

It also asks why the decision to 'extend' the agreement will not be declared illegal

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks in Washington. Reuters File Photo

Rohingya crisis: US 'extraordinarily concerned'

Rex Tillerson says his country holds Myanmar's military leadership accountable for the crisis

Women chant slogans as they gather to protest against sexual harassment in front of the opera house in Cairo. Reuters

#MeToo: Social media stories of harassment

Tens of thousands recount their harassment, assault in wake of Weinstein allegations