A brief history of the internet in China
20 February 2019 | 8:26 am
From a single email sent to West Germany to restrictions on Winnie the Pooh and the letter N, this is how the internet took hold in China.
19 Nov 2019
Iran facing its most significant internet shutdown
1 Dec 2019
Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, tweeted that the United States and EU could "turn the internet on" for Iran after the regime shut it down during protests against fuel price hikes. Here's how it could work.
21 Nov 2019
Digital repression: How Iran shut off the internet amid protests
7 Dec 2019
25 Nov 2019
Thirty years after he invented the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee has released what he calls a "roadmap to build a better web." His plan aims to halt abuse of the internet by governments, companies and individuals.
23 Dec 2019
With less than a year until the highly contentious 2020 U.S. presidential election, these tips from 'The New York Times' will likely come in handy.
28 Dec 2019
Authorities in India's most-populous state are bracing for further protests after Friday prayers. At least 16 people have been killed in the state, most of them shot dead.
18 Jan 2020
Music show: 'The new Dawn' of Cameroonian internet sensation Irma
28 May 2020
Social Media giant, Facebook is building a 37,000-kilometer-long undersea cable around Africa that will provide better internet access. The sub-sea cable will interconnect 23 countries in Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
15 Jun 2020
The Economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC), Benin zonal office has convicted eighty-eight internet fraudster across the zone and recovered the sum of three hundred and three million, eight hundred and twenty-eight thousand, six hundred and forty-one naira (N303,828,641.00), 4 bedroom bungalow in ughelli, 14 exotic cars and a petroleum filling station in udu delta state.
18 Aug 2020
Belarus has seen major disruptions in internet service since the disputed presidential election, with rights groups accusing the government of censorship. To get around the restrictions, many are turning to privacy apps.
6 Oct 2020
We take at the look at some of the flood of reactions on the internet to Donald Trump testing positive for Covid-19. Plus, as tensions rise with Armenia, Azerbaijan's military has released a bizarre music video. And has new Netflix show "Emily in Paris" hit the mark? Not if you ask the French.
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Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti is the fifth European to take command of the ISS. She says the space station gives her hope for peace on Earth.
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France is marking the bicentenary of the deciphering of the Rosetta Stone hieroglyphs by linguist Jean-François Champollion. In Perspective, we spoke to Vanessa Desclaux, who looks after the ancient Egyptian manuscripts at France's Bibliothèque Nationale, the National Library in Paris.
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The Kremlin says it has not yet made any decision on closing Russia's borders although an ongoing exodus of military-age men looking to evade the Ukraine war call-up is happening. One of the countries they are fleeing to, is neighboring Georgia.
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Guineans hope the wait for justice will soon come to an end 13 years after a massacre that killed at least 157 people. Ex-junta leader Moussa Camara and his former lieutenants are expected to face the judge.
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Rampant inflation and soaring energy costs have caused German consumer sentiment to drop according to new market research, with no indication just yet that inflation will improve soon.