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  • Facebook admits Cambridge Analytica scandal cost up to $5Bln in US penalties - Statement
  • Pompeo says 'every indication' Sri Lanka terror attacks at least inspired by Islamic State
  • US Navy to christen new guided missile destroyer on Saturday - Pentagon
  • Shivraj slams Nath on transfers’ issue
  • Shivraj slams Nath on transfers’ issue
  • Algerian supreme court to try former energy minister over corruption charges
  • AB de villliers scores match winning unbeaten 82 in RCB's 17 runs win against KXIP
  • Death toll of clashes in Libya's capital rises to 272: WHO
  • Kenyan court finds Briton guilty of possessing bomb-making materials
  • Ajay Singh’s indecent comment against Riti Pathak
  • Ajay Singh’s indecent comment against Riti Pathak
World
NZ and France seek to crack down terrorism on social media

NZ and France seek to crack down terrorism on social media

24 Apr 2019 | 8:37 AM

Wellington, Apr 24 (UNI) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that New Zealand and France will work with technology companies to crack down terrorism and extremism on social media.

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Trump meets Twitter CEO Dorsey to discuss social media

Trump meets Twitter CEO Dorsey to discuss social media

24 Apr 2019 | 7:44 AM

Washington, Apr 24 (UNI) Hours after accusing Twitter of 'discriminatory' behavior toward conservative users, US President Donald Trump met with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to discuss social media.

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SL blasts: President to change heads of defence forces

SL blasts: President to change heads of defence forces

24 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday said that he expects to change the heads of the defence forces within the next 24 hours following their failure to take adequate measures to prevent Sunday's deadly terror attacks.

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Border wall construction: US activist group sues Trump administration

23 Apr 2019 | 11:46 PM

Washington, Apr 23 (UNI) The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the US Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to provide public records on the Trump administration's plans to build a wall on the US southern border with Mexico that would stretch trough national wildlife refuges, CBD attorney Jean Su said in a statement.

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Saudi executes 37 nationals on charges of terrorism

23 Apr 2019 | 11:40 PM

Riyadh, Apr 23 (UNI) The Saudi Arabian Interior Ministry carried out the execution of 37 Saudi nationals charged with terrorism, Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Sheikh Hasina returns Bangladesh from Brunei

23 Apr 2019 | 10:37 PM

Dhaka, Apr 23 (UNI) Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Tuesday evening concluding her three-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam at the invitation of Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

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Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA' admits responsibility

Lyra McKee killing: 'New IRA' admits responsibility

23 Apr 2019 | 7:10 PM

London, Apr 23 (UNI) The New IRA has admitted responsibility for the murder of journalist Lyra McKee, according to the Irish News.

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Iran parliament labels CENTCOM as terrorist group

Iran parliament labels CENTCOM as terrorist group

23 Apr 2019 | 6:24 PM

Tehran, Apr 23 (UNI) The Iranian Majlis (parliament) on Tuesday passed a bill designating the US Central Command (CENTCOM) and its affiliated forces, organizations, entities as a terrorist organisation.

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Islamic State says it was behind Sri Lanka bombings

Islamic State says it was behind Sri Lanka bombings

23 Apr 2019 | 6:01 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) More than two days after the Sri Lanka bombings, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the coordinated attacks.

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China proposes maritime community, closer ties with world's navies

China proposes maritime community, closer ties with world's navies

23 Apr 2019 | 5:31 PM

Beijing, Apr 23 (Beijing) China on Tuesday proposed building a maritime community with a shared future, saying maritime peace and tranquility concern the security and interests of all countries and need to be jointly maintained and cherished.

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SL blasts: IS takes responsibility for attacks

SL blasts: IS takes responsibility for attacks

23 Apr 2019 | 5:07 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) The Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 300 people.

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Myanmar landslide: 90 dead at Kachin jade mine

Myanmar landslide: 90 dead at Kachin jade mine

23 Apr 2019 | 4:40 PM

Yangon, Apr 23 (UNI) A landslide at a jade mine has killed at least 90 people in northern Myanmar, witnesses say.

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Myanmar top court rejects Reuters journalists' appeal

23 Apr 2019 | 4:37 PM

Yangon, 23 Apr (UNI) Myanmar's top court has rejected an appeal by two Reuters journalists jailed on charges linked to their reports on the Rohingya.

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SL blasts: PM says local extremist group part of global terror network

SL blasts: PM says local extremist group part of global terror network

23 Apr 2019 | 4:25 PM

Colombo, Apr 23 (UNI) Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday told Parliament that local extremist group "National Towheed Jamaat" was linked to a global terror network, adding that all steps would be taken to prevent terrorism from raising its head in the island country again.

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