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Co-creator of Computer Mouse, William English dies at 91

The co-creator of the computer mouse, William English, has died aged 91. The engineer and inventor was born in...

Malaysia: British woman escapes death penalty after killing husband

A British woman who admitted killing her abusive husband in Malaysia has avoided the death penalty. Samantha Jones wept...

Lebanon: Foreign minister resigns due to lack of interest to perform

Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti resigned on Monday over what he described as lack of political will to reform as his nation...

Former Pope Benedict critically ill – German newspaper

The newspaper, Passauer Neue Presse, cited Benedict’s biographer, German author Peter Seewald, who met the 93-year-old emeritus pope at the Vatican on...

Nigeria: ShopRite set to close down its operation in Nigeria

South African supermarket chain, Shoprite, says it is considering discontinuing its operations in Nigeria. The retail giant which entered...

Singapore: Incoming travellers to wear electronic tracking device

Singapore will make some incoming travellers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state...

Afghanistan: Prisoners escape as IS militants storm prison

Islamic State militants were battling Afghan security forces in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Monday morning, after an overnight assault on...

HSBC slips into 65% loss as coronavirus bite hard

HSBC's profits for the first half of this year have plunged 65% as it battles the coronavirus downturn. The...

Venezuela’s major opposition parties pledge to boycott December election

Venezuela’s main opposition parties on Sunday pledged to boycott legislative elections scheduled for Dec. 6, saying they will be rigged by the...

Multiple bomb blast rocks Afghan jail as police battle militants

At least three bombs exploded outside a jail compound in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Sunday, officials said.

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Thousands continue to protest over coronavirus restrictions

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U.S: New Jersey governor retightens restrictions on indoor gatherings after COVID-19 surge

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