Facebook responds to renewed pressure over handling of misinformation
16 November 2018 | 3:10 pm
Facebook Inc. is coming under renewed fire for how it handled the spread of fake news and misinformation on its social network, including using aggressive tactics to discredit critics.
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Following his previous comment that he'll exit the U.S. if Donald Trump wins the American presidential elections, Prof. Wole Soyinka has told his critics he'll leave on his own terms and time.
29 Apr 2017
Adeshina faults critics of Osinbajo's committee.
4 Jan 2018
New York Film Critics Circle celebrates its pick of top stars of 2017 at the organization's annual award ceremony.
18 Jan 2018
There may have been a little less black on the red carpet at the Critics' Choice Awards than the Golden Globes, but the message about equality for women and putting an end to sexual harassment in the workplace remained loud and clear.
5 Feb 2018
South Africa's ruling party faced one of its biggest challenges, struggling to resolve a leadership crisis amid increasing calls for scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma to resign.
24 Jul 2018
President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of former FBI Director James Comey, ex-CIA Director John Brennan and other Obama-era national security officials.
7 Oct 2018
First lady Melania Trump hits back at critics who say she made a mistake by wearing a white pith helmet in Kenya, a hat favoured by 19th century European colonialists, because of its association with the exploitation of Africans.
16 Feb 2019
The Bundestag is set to address the issue of organ donation. Germany uses a controversial card system that requires donors "opt in," but the country's health minister says a change could be in the works.
24 Mar 2019
Film show: Star-studded 'The Death and Life of John F. Donovan' panned by critics.
21 May 2019
The following contains spoilers regarding the HBO epic's final episode. The actor says he knew Jon Snow's killing of Daenerys Targaryen would anger fans. I think it's going to divide. But if you track [Daenerys'] story all the way back, she does some terrible things.
17 Jun 2019
Osoba blasts Buhari’s critics.
8 Nov 2019
US prosecutors allege the kingdom paid former Twitter employees in luxury watches and cash in exchange for personal information about critics. Millions of Saudis are active on the social media platform.
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Iran has been gripped by five weeks of demonstrations against dress codes for women — and some hard-liners want an even stronger clampdown. ZDF journalist Jörg Brase reports on protests and acts of civil disobedience in Iran's capital, Tehran.
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We take a look at how the press is covering the anti-Covid protests in China. We also discuss the anti-regime movement in Iran and a controversial World Cup move to support it. In food news, we find out the challenges facing the EU chocolate industry and how dolphins aren't put off by the taste of hot peppers.
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More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers continue to protest the building of a seaport. The project is being financed by Asia's richest man, Gautam Adani.
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A former teacher has been accused of more than 100 cases of sexual abuse against children and teenagers. The crimes allegedly occurred over more than two decades in the western state of Hesse.
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30 percent of African women are entrepreneurs. Their contribution to African economies is vital. But they could do much more, if treated just like their male counterparts.
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Two more teams qualify for the World Cup last 16, meaning that there are still 13 squads looking to book their place. If you thought the matches were exciting so far, they're bound to get even tougher over the coming days. Portugal make it through with a double from Bruno Fernandes, as do Brazil despite Neymar’s absence. Plus, Cameroon come from behind in a 3-3 thriller against Serbia, while Ghana beat South Korea 3-2.