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Russia issues plastic currency for FIFA World Cup 2018

Source: TASS The Bank of Russia has issued polymer 100 rouble banknotes to make the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018 a memorable event. Russian news agency Tass reported that Olga Skobogatova, the Deputy Governor at Central Bank of The Russian Federation, stated that the 20 million plastic currency notes will ...

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1.5 C cap on warming could save global economy trillions

Four-fifths of countries and 90 percent of the global population could benefit economically by avoiding costs linked to the negative impacts of higher temperatures. Photo: AFP Failing to cap global warming at two degrees Celsius or less could cost the world economy tens of trillions of dollars over the next ...

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US, China agree to abandon trade war: Beijing

Washington and Beijing have agreed to abandon any trade war and back off from imposing tariffs on each other, Chinese state media reported Sunday.                  The announcement came after high-level talks in the US capital and followed months of tensions over what President Donald Trump has blasted as an unfair commercial ...

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