Venezuelans are increasingly adopting the cryptocurrency as an alternative unit of value to protect themselves from devaluation of the Bolivar.
The straw-bale construction technology is enjoying something of a revival. Many Russians prefer houses made of straw even though there are fire safety concerns.
Amazon last week suspended Price, the head of its entertainment division in the wake of sexual harassment accusations from a TV producer.
The donation makes Open Society Foundations the second largest philanthropic grant-making group in the United States after the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Paid subscribers of the world’s leading online video streaming service are now over 104 million.
Economists had predicted more than $1 trillion of international investment would flow into Iran over the next decade. But even before the latest US decision, the money had been slower to materialise than anticipated.
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