Facebook deletes over 1000 accounts and pages linked to Indian opposition party, Pakistan military

Facebook has deleted 712 accounts and 390 pages in India and Pakistan for inauthentic behavior, it said on Monday, many linked to India’s opposition Congress party days before a national election, and others related to Pakistan’s military. Facebook has come under increasing pressure around the world to ensure its social media platform is not abused… Read More Facebook deletes over 1000 accounts and pages linked to Indian opposition party, Pakistan military

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika set to resign before April 28

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will resign before his mandate ends on April 28, state news agency APS said on Monday, bowing to weeks of mass protests and army pressure seeking an end to his 20-year rule. There was no immediate reaction from leaders of the protest movement that has buffeted Algeria, a major oil producer,… Read More Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika set to resign before April 28

Dozens dead, scores injured as thunderstorm sweeps through southern Nepal

Over two dozen people were killed in a severe thunderstorm that swept through parts of southern Nepal late on Sunday and hundreds more were injured, police and officials said. Nepal’s Prime Minster K.P. Sharma Oli in a tweet said 25 people had been killed, and around 400 were injured. “Helicopters have been kept ready for… Read More Dozens dead, scores injured as thunderstorm sweeps through southern Nepal

Nigerian police approves promotion of 8,916 officers

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the promotion of 8,916 senior police officers to their next substantive ranks. The spokesman of the commission, Ikechukwu Ani, said in a statement on Sunday that the approval followed the meeting of the commission held in Abuja. He said the commission approved the promotion of three Commissioners of… Read More Nigerian police approves promotion of 8,916 officers

U.S. rapper Nipsey Hussle fatally shot in front of his store in Los Angeles

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in south Los Angeles on Sunday, media reports said. Two other people were wounded in the shooting outside Marathon Clothing, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing law enforcement sources. According to the newspaper, Hussle was shot multiple times and rushed to a hospital,… Read More U.S. rapper Nipsey Hussle fatally shot in front of his store in Los Angeles