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US may cut Huawei off from the world's biggest chip maker: Report

Taiwan's TSMC, which supplies chips to China's Huawei and US phone maker Apple, is caught in the middle of the dispute.

US may cut Huawei off from the world's biggest chip maker: Report

Inside Story

Will artificial intelligence take over the world?

From offices to living rooms, devices with human-like characteristics are creeping into our everyday lives.

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UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant

When completed, the Barakah power plant will have four reactors with a total capacity of 5,600 megawatts.

UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant

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US mulls blocking GE from selling jet engines to China: Report

Move would be a reversal of past US administrations which have supported US companies' sales to China's aviation sector.

US mulls blocking GE from selling jet engines to China: Report

Egypt

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa

The country's health ministry says the affected person is a 'foreigner' who is hospitalised and in isolation.

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa

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India's top court orders telecoms to 'immediately' pay dues

Analysts worry that the court's move could harm both India's government and the companies.

India's top court orders telecoms to 'immediately' pay dues

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Russia accused of using oil supplies to annexe Belarus

Russia turned off the oil taps to Belarus on January 1. Now Minsk is hitting back.

Belarus threatens to siphon off Russian oil intended for Europe

Science & Technology

Mother 'reunites' with dead daughter in virtual reality

Documentary by Korean channel has been watched more than 13 million times online and sparked a debate about voyeurism.

Mother 'reunites' with dead daughter in virtual reality

Inside Story

Should social media be regulated?

UK empowers broadcast regulator to take down certain materials while Germany takes measures to control online content.

Europe

New mobile app helps rescue four people from blizzard in Scotland

The app divides up the globe into three-metre squares and gives each specific location three random words.

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SoftBank profit almost wiped out on losses from Vision Fund

Japanese investment giant also faces pressure by US activist hedge fund which is now a prominent shareholder.

SoftBank profit almost wiped out on losses from Vision Fund

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Phone or makeup kit? Samsung unfolds its latest gadget

The South Korean firm also launched its new flagship series, the Galaxy S20, as competition among phone makers heats up.

Phone or makeup kit? Samsung unfolds its latest gadget

Antarctica

Antarctic penguin colonies decline 77 percent in 50 years

Chinstrap Penguin colonies are collapsing in the Antarctic, a new research voyage has discovered.

Antarctic penguin colonies decline 77 percent in 50 years

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Here comes the sun: Solar Orbiter heads for close-up of our star

The 10-year mission will examine the sun's poles, providing valuable data to protect satellites and infrastructure.

Here comes the sun: Solar Orbiter heads for close-up of our star

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Peering at the sun: Solar Orbiter probe set for launch

In less than two years, scientists expect to receive the first-ever images of, and data about, the sun’s poles.

Peering at the sun: Solar Orbiter probe set for launch