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Policy Matters - The Riddled Ringgit

Pic: StraitsTimesCURRENCY traders are speculators. They make their money by taking bets; betting that this currency will rise, or that will fall.

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Former Top Cop Spins Life On Pakistan's Mean Streets Into Novels

 Omar Hamid joined the Pakistani police vowing revenge after a hitman executed his father. Having left the force 12 years later, the Taliban murdered his replacement - the man who had arrested his father's killer and become his best friend.

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A Japanese Boy Standing At Attention After Having Brought His Dead Younger Brother To A Cremation Pyre, 1945

 Joe O’Donnell, the man who took this photo at Nagasaki, was sent by the U.S. military to document the damage inflicted on the Japanese homeland caused by air raids of fire bombs and atomic bombs. Over the next seven months starting September 1945, he traveled across Western Japan chronicling the devastation, revealing the plight of the bomb victims including the dead, the wounded, the homeless and orphaned. Images of the human suffering was etched both on his negatives and his heart.

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The Last Words Of The Dying Are Mostly About Love And Relationships, Reveals New Poll

 The last words of the dying to their loved ones are most often advice about relationships, according to a new poll.

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[WITH VID] Back To The Future Comes To Life: Lexus Releases Hoverboard Video

With the "future" of Back to the Future Part II just around the corner, it was inevitable that somebody would try to manufacture and/or market a hoverboard.

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It’s Christmas – In August! (Well, At Least It Is In Selfridges)

Most of us moan when we spot Christmas goods for sale in October – so who on Earth is out shopping for them in August? The Guardian visits the London department store to find out.

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More Muslims Are Signing Up For Halal Dating, But How Islamic Is It?

Welcome to Malaysia, where 35-40 percent of the population are single, unmarried, divorced and widowed, according to the Statistics Department.

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Meet Doodlebug, An Orphaned Wallaby Who Loves His Teddy Very, Very Much

Pic: Twitter screenshot

An image of a wallaby hugging an oversized teddy bear which was shared by Twitter user Tim Beshara from Tasmania, Australia has gone viral, proving again how the internet simply goes crazy over cute pictures of animals.

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