Facebook bans Myanmar military accounts for ‘enabling human rights abuses’

Facebook bans Myanmar military accounts for ‘enabling human rights abuses’

Facebook is cracking down on the military leadership in Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country where the social network has been identified as a factor contributing to ethnic tension and violence. The U.S. company said today that…

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SOURCES: Trump May Deport An Assassin Who Lives In The United States

SOURCES: Trump May Deport An Assassin Who Lives In The United States

Major AM Rashed Chowdhury was convicted in 1998 for murdering Bangladesh President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and nearly his entire family. Chowdhury has since found asylum in the United States. The Trump administration will likely deport Chowdhury, Bangladeshi…

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DISMISSAL AND COWARDICE: We Have Forgotten The Rohingya. But Extremist Recruiters Haven’t

DISMISSAL AND COWARDICE: We Have Forgotten The Rohingya. But Extremist Recruiters Haven’t

The world has forgotten the Rohingya since last autumn. This neglect exposed the Rohingya  to more to being exploitation and abuse by human and drug traffickers — and to recruitment by extremists. All too often,…

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Alibaba’s Ant Financial fintech affiliate raises $14 billion to continue its global expansion

Alibaba’s Ant Financial fintech affiliate raises $14 billion to continue its global expansion

Ant Financial, the financial services affiliate connected to Alibaba which operates the Alipay mobile payment service, has confirmed that it has closed a Series C funding round that totals an enormous $14 billion. The rumors…

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Border-Crossers Not Just From South of the Border Anymore

Border-Crossers Not Just From South of the Border Anymore

U.S. Border Patrol officers patrolling the Rio Grande Valley in Texas last month came across four illegal immigrants who had crossed the Rio Grand River. It was a routine scene that is played out daily…

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Bangladesh to file US suit over $81 million U.S. Federal Reserve bank heist

Bangladesh to file US suit over $81 million U.S. Federal Reserve bank heist

Bangladesh’s central bank will file a lawsuit in New York against a Philippine bank over the world’s largest cyber heist, the finance minister said Wednesday. Unidentified hackers stole $81 million in February 2016 from the…

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