Zimbabweans trade in old currency for peanuts
By FARAI MUTSAKA
June 16, 2015
A man holds 10 trillion dollar notes before entering a bank to exchange them for U.S. dollars in Harare. The Zimbabwe central bank last week invited Zimbabweans still holding on to notes of the Zimbabwean dollar to exchange them for U.S. dollars starting Monday as part of a process to phase out a currency that has so many zero notes that ran into trillions. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Harare resident Alice Mhandara spent a U.S. dollar to take the bus into town to answer the government call to trade in her old Zimbabwe dollars, but she left the bank in disgust when her 90 trillion in worn bills wouldn't even cover the bus ticket home.
French minister calls on shops to stop selling Monsanto's Roundup
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PARIS (Reuters) - French Environment and Energy Minister Segolene Royal said on Sunday she would ask garden shops to stop selling Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller as part of a wider fight against pesticides seen as potentially harmful to humans.
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By Joshua A. Krisch
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