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Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup

Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it had banned Myanmar’s military and military-controlled state and media entities from its platforms, weeks after the military overthrew the country’s fragile democratic government. The move plunged the social network directly into Myanmar’s post-coup …

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Instagram Bans Hundreds of Accounts With Stolen User Names

Instagram Bans Hundreds of Accounts With Stolen User Names

Instagram Bans Hundreds of Accounts With Stolen User Names Instagram Bans Hundreds of Accounts With Stolen User Names Instagram is coordinating with other social media platforms, including Twitter and TikTok, to ban users who have been involved in stealing hundreds of single-word user names. These short, covetable handles, known as “O.G. user names” (think keywords like @Killer, @Sick and @Miracle), …

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The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant

The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant The UK Bans Travel from Latin America, Portugal Citing Concern About Brazilian Variant Britain said on Thursday that it would ban arrivals from Latin American countries and Portugal over fears of a coronavirus variant discovered in Brazil. In recent weeks, British authorities have already struggled to contain …

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Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans

Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans

Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans Fringe Groups Splinter Online After Facebook and Twitter Bans Just hours after rioters were cleared from the Capitol on Wednesday, there was already discussion about what would happen next on Parler and Gab, another social-media platform that has become popular with the far right. Mr. Trump was expected to take his …

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Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases

Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases

Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases Court in Pakistan Bans ‘Virginity Tests’ in Sexual Violence Cases KARACHI, Pakistan — A court in the northern city of Lahore in Pakistan has abolished so-called virginity tests, which women are subjected to in sexual assault cases, setting a precedent for the practice to be potentially outlawed nationwide. The practice …

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Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps

Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps Trump Bans Alipay and 7 Other Chinese Apps WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order prohibiting transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Alipay, the payment platform owned by Ant Group, and WeChat Pay, which is owned by Tencent. The move, two weeks before the end of Mr. Trump’s …

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Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools

Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools

Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools Indian State Ruled by Modi’s Party Bans Islamic Schools GUWAHATI, India — An Indian state ruled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party on Wednesday passed a law abolishing all Islamic schools, saying they provided substandard education. Opposition politicians criticized the move and said it reflected the government’s anti-Muslim attitude …

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E.U. Urges Member Countries to Lift U.K. Travel Bans

BioNTech’s co-founder says there is no evidence its vaccine would not work on the new virus variant.

E.U. Urges Member Countries to Lift U.K. Travel Bans E.U. Urges Member Countries to Lift U.K. Travel Bans Britain and France reopened their border to some travelers on Tuesday and inched closer to a deal that would allow freight trucks to resume moving between the two countries, raising hopes of relief for hundreds of drivers stuck near British ports and …

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Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won’t Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread

Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won't Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread

Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won’t Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread Why Experts Think Travel Bans Won’t Stop Coronavirus Variant Spread LONDON — As nation after nation rushed this week to close their borders with Britain, the moves brought back memories of the way the world reacted after the coronavirus first emerged broadly in the spring. Most of those initial travel …

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Stocks Sink as U.K. Travel Bans Follow New Covid Strain: Live Updates

A supermarket in London earlier this month. Britain relies on the European Union for about a quarter of its food, mainly fresh fruit and vegetables. 

Stocks Sink as U.K. Travel Bans Follow New Covid Strain: Live Updates Stocks Sink as U.K. Travel Bans Follow New Covid Strain: Live Updates Here’s what you need to know: By: Ella Koeze·Source: Refinitiv Financial markets reeled on Monday, as a new, fast-spreading variant of the coronavirus led to the suspension of some trade and travel ties with Britain and …

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