International Afairs

In Venezuela's Perfect Storm, Bitcoin Is a Lifeline

Faced with hyperinflation, a worthless local currency and a risky black market for dollars, Venezuelans are increasingly turning to bitcoin as a tool for survival in the world's worst-performing economy.

Facebook Executives 'Enable Genocide,' Official Says

"[They] allow the live streaming of suicides, rapes, and murders, continue to host and publish the mosque attack video, allow advertisers to target 'Jew haters' and other hateful market segments, and refuse to accept any responsibility for any content or harm," the country's privacy commissioner said.

Aung San Suu Kyi Says Myanmar Is Open for Business

The Myanmar state counselor, condemned for her failure to criticize the mass killings of the Rohingya minority by her regime's armed forces, has appealed for global investment in the country.