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TikTok files last-minute petition against Trump order

TikTok asked a Washington court Tuesday to stop an order from Trump's administration from taking effect this week as the White House...

Newly discovered primate, Popa langur facing extinction

In a rare find, scientists have identified a new species of primate, a lithe tree-dweller living in the forests of central Myanmar...

Hong Kong-Singapore Travel Bubble to launch on Nov 22

The travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will be opened on November 22, their governments said Wednesday, in a rare piece...

WhatsApp Pay takes on Google, Alibaba in India

WhatsApp on Friday entered an increasingly tense battle between multinational giants such as Google and Alibaba for a chunk of India's digital...

Could PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X be swansong for consoles?

The upcoming release of a ninth generation of video game consoles by Sony and Microsoft is set to be a sales slam...

A video games timeline – from Pong play to console wars

Video games have come a long way since the first rudimentary arcade machines emerged in the 1970s with offerings such as "Pong",...

PlayStation 5 launch to spark battle with new Xbox

Sony launches its PlayStation 5 console next week angling for a mega-hit, and with the Japanese firm increasingly dependent on the lucrative...

First panda born in South Korea named Fu Bao

The first panda to be born in South Korea was introduced to a group of lucky children and reporters on Wednesday and...

Scientists find chink in coral-eating starfish armor

The discovery that coral-eating starfish are late risers and feed mostly at night could help slow the decline of the Great Barrier...

India’s SpiceJet airline adds flights to Dubai, extends ‘air bubble’ ops

India's SpiceJet airline has announced new flights to Dubai from more Indian cities, besides extending other flights until the end of November.

Harpreet Singh appointed Alliance Air CEO

Breaking the glass ceiling of Indian aviation, a woman has become the CEO of an Indian carrier for the first time, with...

Qatar conducts invasive examinations of women at Doha airport

Australia revealed Wednesday that female passengers on 10 planes flying out of Doha were forced to endure appalling physical examinations, as Qatar...

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Western Union buys 15% stake in Saudi Telecom’s digital payment unit

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Investcorp invests in Indian logistics startup Xpressbees

Bahrain’s Investcorp said on Sunday it has made an investment in Xpressbees, an Indian logistics startup, as part of a consortium of...

US approves Regeneron Covid-19 antibody treatment

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