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Twitter reports highest-ever yearly growth in daily users

Twitter American microblogging reports its highest-ever yearly growth in daily users to lockdowns and increased conversations around coronavirus pandemic. Twitter on Thursday reported its highest-ever...

Erdogan party moves to tighten grip on social media giants

Erdogan ruling party draft legislation would make social media giants with more than 1 million users in Turkey more accountable to government. The Turkish president's...

Norway arrests suspected of Ryanair plane bomb threat

Norway has arrested a 51-year-old British man who is suspected of issuing a bomb threat midair during a Ryanair flight from London to Oslo. Norwegian...

Ukraine parliament names central bank chief after controversial resignation

Ukraine parliament has approved the appointment of Kyrylo Shevchenko amid concerns over the central bank's independence after controversial resignation. Ukraine's parliament has appointed a new...

US diplomat Richardson to meet Maduro to discuss jailed Americans

US diplomat Bill Richardson plans to travel to Caracas to meet with Venezuelan President to discuss the status of several American citizens held as...

Facebook considers political-ad blackout ahead of US election

Facebook considering a political-ad blackout on its social network in days leading up US election in November, according to a report Friday from Bloomberg. The...

Civil rights audit blasts Facebook’s handsoff policy on Trump posts

Civil rights audit commissioned comes as some 900 advertisers boycott the social media site.Auditor considers Facebook decision as terrible precedent Facebook Inc's decisions to allow...

United States looking to ban TikTok

United States is considering banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over allegations Beijing is using them to spy on users. Comments come as more...

Covid cases surges on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, doctors warn deaths undetected

Covid cases and deaths are surging along Colombia’s Caribbean coast as the region becomes the epicenter of the pandemic in the Andean country. Latin America’s...

Saudi Women driver’s licence scams spotted on social media

Saudi Kingdom granted women right to drive two years ago, a historic move that cracked open a window to new freedoms for women. Social media...

Turkish President vows social media controls over insults to family

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatens new law to regulate 'immoral' social media over tweets directed at daughter and son-in-law. Turkey's president has vowed to...

Kuwait decides to summon former MP over audio leaks with Gaddafi

Kuwait’s Security Agency decided to summon former PM Mubarak Al Duwailah over leaked records that links him to the late Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi. “The...

German authorities investigates 30,000 suspects in paedophile probe

German North Rhine-Westphalia state is investigating 30,000 people who shared 'child and youth pornographic content' online. Germany is investigating about 30,000 suspects as part of...

Tech titans take aim at US president freeze on H-1B and...

President Donald Trump administration has justified suspension of some worker visas on grounds it will boost US jobs, but execs cry foul. United States President...

United States,Russia hold arms control talks as key pact’s expiry looms

United States and Russia two biggest nuclear powers discuss arms control in Vienna, eight months before key nuclear weapons pact expires. The United States and...

Palestine mourn death of a Six-Day War hero

Palestine mourning the loss of Saiful Azam,During the 1967 Six-Day War he became the only fighter pilot to have downed four Israeli aircraft. Palestinian activists...

Donald Trump offers to mediate India-China border conflict

Donald Trump offered to mediate a standoff between India and China at the Himalayan border, where soldiers camped out in a high-altitude region. “We have...

United States military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya

United States military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya to support Russian mercenaries fighting for eastern forces, adding concerns of escalation. “Russian military aircraft...

Bolivia minister arrested for ‘ventilator corruption’

Bolivia's health minister arrested on suspicion of corruption related to the overpriced purchase of ventilators to fight COVID-19. Police arrest Navajas, a day after President...

Boris Johnson will not face criminal inquiry over US businesswoman

Boris Johnson will not face criminal inquiry over US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri, who received public funds,when he was London mayor,Police watchdog says. UK Prime Minister...

Volkswagen withdrawn ‘racist’ ad, apologises after backlash

Volkswagen a famous German carmaker has withdrawn a social media advertising and apologise after an online backlash slamming the clip as racist. Volkswagen video, which...

Former US president criticises virus response

Former US president Barack Obama tells college graduates the coronavirus pandemic shows many officials 'aren't even pretending to be in charge'. Former United States President...