France fines Google €50 million for EU privacy breaches
23 January 2019 | 5:23 am
The biggest penalty so far under new EU rules was justified by the severity of the infringements of transparency, information and consent, France's regulator ruled. It is a challenge to Google's business model.
22 Jun 2018
Following allegations of voter fraud in last year’s referendum, campaigners are calling for more independent monitoring of Turkey’s general election on Sunday.
6 Dec 2018
Chief of staff to the executive governor of Kogi state, Edward Onoja has told the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama that Senator Dino Melaye gave false information to the Nigerian Police regarding an assassination attempt, so as to implicate him (Onoja) in criminal activities.
29 Jan 2019
A fresh Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index has been released, revealing less than enthused attitudes toward the state of global corruption.
10 Mar 2019
Singapore Minister for Communications and Information S. Iswaran discusses Singapore’s digital transformation push, their plans to spend $222M to spur innovation, their 5G plan, Huawei’s involvement in their 5G plan, the trade talks between the U.S. and China and EU-Singapore trade relations.
10 Mar 2019
Candidates running in a slew of elections across Asia this year are taking to social media to share slogans, pitch policies, rankle rivals and rouse crowds ahead of campaign rallies. Twitter Inc.'s Asia-Pacific Vice President Maya Hari tells Juliette Saly how its looking to restrict the use of fake news being spread through its platform.
16 Mar 2019
Senator Fatima Raji-Rasaki has asked the Nigerian government to separate Culture and Tourism from the Ministry of Information and Culture.
23 Apr 2019
Anyone who can offer information that would help the US disrupt Hezbollah's finances could get a $10 million reward. The US wants information on donors, as well as businesses controlled by the Shiite militant movement.
21 Nov 2019
Is transparency a remedy for US police violence?
25 Oct 2019
Instagram will use ‘False Information’ label to flag fake news. The new update will inform users when a post contains misinformation.
30 Jan 2020
Speaking to DW's Conflict Zone, Lai Mohammed defended Nigeria's human rights record.
27 Aug 2020
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On February 24, the first day of Russia's war in Ukraine, Moscow's troops took over Chernobyl, the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear accident. Following a 35-day occupation, Ukraine regained control of the defunct plant but workers have had a hard time returning it to regular functioning. Employees were forced to rebuild IT systems from scratch after specialist equipment and software was ransacked by Russian soldiers. Chernobyl remains a highly volatile site, with hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material still sitting under a protective cover.
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