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Facebook asked its independent experts to rule on whether it should uphold former president Donald Trump's suspension.

'Pingme' claims to boast all the features of WhatsApp, describing itself as '100% Saudi'.

EU's Borrell says 'possible war crimes' in Ethiopia's Tigray

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EU's Borrell says 'possible war crimes' in Ethiopia's Tigray

The EU's foreign policy chief said that "possible war crimes" have been reported in Ethiopia's Tigray region.

WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

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WhatsApp delays data sharing change after backlash

WhatsApp delayed a data-sharing change as users fled the messaging service over privacy concerns.

Israelis secretly participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

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Israelis secretly participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

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Israelis 'secretly' participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

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Twitter chief says Trump ban sets 'dangerous' precedent

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said his platform's ban of US President Donald Trump sets a "dangerous" precedent.

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Twitter suspends 70,000 accounts linked to pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy

Twitter announced it has suspended "more than 70,000 accounts" linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory following the attack on the US Capitol by a ...

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Twitter boots Trump to stop violence-sparking tweets

Twitter has banned US President Donald Trump from its platform in the aftermath of the attack on the US Capitol.

Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of violent incitement

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Twitter bans Trump, citing risk of violent incitement

Twitter has permanently suspended President Donald Trump's account, citing the risk of further violence following the assault on the US Capitol ...

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BBC Persian under fire for alleged homophobia

The BBC said it was investigating an allegation of homophobia against its Iranian service.

Outrage in Lebanon over Israeli blogger's 'undetected Beirut trip'

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Outrage in Lebanon over Israeli blogger's 'undetected Beirut trip'

Lebanese activists slammed Beirut airport officials who failed to detect the arrival of American-Israeli blogger Alyne Tamir.

Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

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Pompeo blames Russia for massive US cyberattack

US Secretary of State Pompeo has blamed Russia for a massive cyberattack on several US government agencies.

Israeli hacking firm says it can break into Signal

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Israeli hacking firm says it can break into Signal

Israeli tech firm Cellebrite, which has been criticised for selling surveillance technology to authoritarian states, says it can now hack into ...

Trump tries to leverage power to subvert Biden win

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Trump tries to leverage power to subvert Biden win

Donald Trump remains defiant in the face of Biden's recent presidential victory.

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Twitter says flagged 300,000 'misleading' US election tweets

Nearly half of Trump's tweets were flagged by the platform in the days following the election.

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Biden campaign warns Trump will be 'escorted out'

Biden's campaign spokesman said the US President Donald Trump would be escorted out of the White House for 'trespassing' if he doesn't concede ...

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Election observer accuses Trump of 'gross abuse of office'

The president has alleged he was being cheated and demanded that vote counting be halted.

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Russia says 'obvious shortcomings' in US election system

Russia's foreign ministry said the United States should be able to elect its next president in 'full compliance with the American constitution.'

US voter casts ballot for Haifa Wehbe in election

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US voter casts ballot for Haifa Wehbe in election

A US voter has cast a ballot for racy Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe in the hotly contested US presidential election.

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What else happened in the US on Election Day?

While the eyes of the world were fixed on the US presidential elections, other big changes took place in the country.

America votes: Five big takeaways from the US election

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America votes: Five big takeaways from the US election

While final results may still be days away, here are five key takeaways so far from the US elections.

Explainer: No winner in US elections but that's OK

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Explainer: No winner in US elections but that's OK

While US elections have failed to produce a result so far, this is only to be expected amid the coronavirus pandemic and it’s not the first time ...

World waits nervously, impatiently for US vote count

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World waits nervously, impatiently for US vote count

Outside the US, leaders, officials, and investors are waiting nervously for the result of an election which could dramatically alter what ...

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