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• China ordered local governments to crack down on bitcoin miners, urging them to make an “orderly exit” from the cryptocurrency craze.

• Iranian security forces arrested almost 4,000 protesters and blocked access to social networks, as demonstrations over the country’s economy and human rights record reached a head. At least 21 people have been killed in clashes with police.

• “It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that inter-Korean relations have been frozen more than

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