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Hathras gang rape victim's death sparks outrage

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US 2020 election: Social media's nightmare scenario

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Armenian and Azeri forces deploy artillery in clashes over breakaway province

BAKU/YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenian and Azeri forces deployed heavy artillery on Tuesday in the latest fighting over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, they both said. Slideshow ( 4 images ). The Azeri defence ministry said the opposing forces attempted to recover lost ground by launching counter-attacks in the directions of Fizuli, Jabrayil, Agdere and Terter. The ministry said in a statement that in the morning there was fighting around ... Full story

South Koreans urged to avoid a surge of coronavirus over harvest holiday

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea appealed on Tuesday for people to stick to social-distancing even as they prepared to celebrate a major holiday, with the novel coronavirus posing a once-in-a-century threat even though the number of new cases has been edging lower. FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks enjoy a late summer day at the beach amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Incheon, South Korea, September 13, 2020. ... Full story

Hitachi plans to sell Hitachi Metals in a deal worth over $6 billion: sources

TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd plans to launch a sale of its materials unit as early as next month in a deal that could be worth more than 700 billion yen ($6.6 billion), three people with knowledge of the matter said. Hitachi is planning to sell its 53% stake in Hitachi Metals Ltd , which makes components for cars and industrial equipment, said the sources who declined to be named as they were not authorised to speak to the media. ... Full story

Belarusian opposition leader meets France's Macron: social media

Slideshow ( 2 images ). (Reuters) - Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya met French President Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Lithuania on Tuesday, Tsikhanouskaya’s official channel in the Telegram messaging app reported. Tsikhanouskaya planned to discuss international mediation in the political standoff prompted by the August presidential election in Belarus, her channel said. Full story

Canada to present arguments in latest round of Huawei CFO Meng's U.S. extradition case

FILE PHOTO: Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou returns, following a lunch break, to a court hearing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada September 28, 2020. REUTERS/Jennifer Gauthier. VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canadian prosecutors are set to present their argument on Tuesday after Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s lawyers sought to add a new charge in their effort to stop her extradition to the United States. The ... Full story

Huboo, the ‘full stack’ fulfilment provider, picks up £14M Series A – TechCrunch

Huboo , the U.K.-headquartered startup that offers an end-to-end fulfilment service for online retailers of all sizes, has raised £14 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Stride.VC , with participation from Hearst Ventures. Existing investors , including Episode 1, Maersk Growth, Ada Ventures, and True Capital all followed on, bringing Huboo’s funding to £18 million to date. Launched in November 2017 by Martin Bysh and Paul Dodd ... Full story

Toshiba plans to exit money-losing LSI chip business

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind cherry blossoms at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Japan April 11, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai. TOKYO (Reuters) - Toshiba Corp on Tuesday said it will exit the money-losing system LSI chip business as the Japanese conglomerate aims to boost the group’s profit margins. The chip business includes image recognition processors supplied to Toyota Motor Corp, although Toshiba said it would ... Full story

Russian scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine defends 'wartime' roll-out

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia plans to share preliminary results of its COVID-19 vaccine trial based on the first six weeks of monitoring participants, raising the tempo in an already frenzied global race to end the pandemic. Alexander Gintsburg, director of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology, shows bottles with Sputnik-V vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during an interview with Reuters in ... Full story