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A tiny Pacific nation is creating its own digital currency

The Marshall Islands wants to reduce its dependence on the US dollar with what it is calling the Marshallese sovereign.

A tiny Pacific nation is creating its own digital currency

Wild Animals

Northern white rhino embryos created in lab

Scientific breakthrough could be the last chance to bring the huge creatures back from the brink of extinction.

Scientists create embryos in bid to save northern white rhinos

AJ Impact

Shipping’s carbon-neutral dream drifts further away

Total emissions by large ships are still increasing, despite some efficiency gains via alternative fuels.

Shipping’s carbon-neutral dream drifts further away

AJ IMPACT

DSEI arms show brings 'weapons of death' to UK capital

World's weapons industry has descended on London, its sights set on killer sales targets.

Huge arms trade fair draws dealers and politicians to London

AJ Impact

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs

Jack Ma hands over the chairmanship to CEO Daniel Zhang, who will have to innovate to keep growth rates up.

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Ma departs

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Dozens of US states aim at Google in bipartisan antitrust probe

Attorneys general declare joint investigation into whether the big tech firm is a monopoly with search or ad business.

Dozens of US states aim at Google in bipartisan antitrust probe

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US charges Chinese professor in latest shot at Huawei

Bo Mao is accused of committing wire fraud by allegedly helping Huawei steal technology from a Californian company.

US charges Chinese professor in latest shot at Huawei

REWIND

Saving Soweto: Seeing the Light

We meet doctors at Johannesburg's 'Bara' hospital who are tackling eye problems among South Africa's poor communities.

In the Field

'I don't want to quit': Treating gaming addiction in Japan

With more and more young people addicted to online video games, is there a way to treat the disease?

AJ Impact

India's space hopes dashed for now with loss of lunar lander

With 1.3 billion people watching, 'Vikram' fails to make soft landing on moon's South Pole but Modi praises programme.

India's space hopes dashed for now with loss of lunar lander

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Chandrayaan-2: India's space agency has lunar moment of truth

Moon vehicle launched in July aimed for soft landing on mission to explore surface composition and location of water.

Chandrayaan-2: India's space agency has lunar moment of truth

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Apple: Uighurs targeted by iPhone hack, but Google is off base

Big tech firms disagree on scale of cyberattack against China's Muslim minority - and on the scope of vulnerabilities.

Apple: Uighurs targeted by iPhone hack, but Google is off base

AJ Impact

Family races to raise $3m to treat son's ultrarare disease

Michael Pirovolakis has a genetic disorder that will eventually paralyse him.

Family races to raise $3m to treat son's ultrarare disease

AJ Impact

China says new digital coin will be similar to Facebook's Libra

Central bank executive said new currency can also be used without an internet connection, and on WeChat and Alipay.

China says new digital coin will be similar to Facebook's Libra

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IBM: 120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs

Employers are now emphasising soft skills training, which take more time to develop, says IBM

IBM: 120 million workers need retraining as robots displace jobs