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Sri Lanka blocks social media as anti-Muslim rioting flares

Sri Lanka blocks social media as anti-Muslim rioting flares

Religious violence flared anew in the hills of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite a state of emergency, with Buddhist mobs sweeping through towns and villages, burning Muslim homes and businesses and leaving victims barricaded inside mosques. The government ordered popular social media networks blocked in an attempt to stop the violence from spreading, and […]

March 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Child crawling around in the dirt while his parents lie drunk in the street

Child crawling around in the dirt while his parents lie drunk in the street

The mother and father are now facing child cruelty charges and their son has been taken into care. Heartbreaking footage has emerged showing a child crawling around in the dirt while his parents lie drunk in the street. The mother and father are now facing child cruelty charges after passing out TWICE while caring for the […]

May 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Second dad in a week tries to hang his daughter on Facebook

Second dad in a week tries to hang his daughter on Facebook

The latest incident in Thailand comes after a man from Phuket broadcast himself hanging his 11-month-old daughter in a livestream on the social media site before taking his own life A dad has ‘tried to hang’ his five-year-old daughter on Facebook Live – in the second such incident in the country in less than a […]

May 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Syria’s Assad has reportedly put that 5-year-old Aleppo boy under house arrest

Syria’s Assad has reportedly put that 5-year-old Aleppo boy under house arrest

5-year-old Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh, whose heartbreaking, dazed expression following an airstrike captured the world’s attention, hasn’t been seen in over a year. According photographer who captured this popular image, 29-year-old Mahmoud Raslan, that’s because Bashar al-Assad has him under house arrest. Could this explain why no one has been able to trace Omran, the little Syrian […]

April 18, 2017 | By | Reply More
Jealous husband attacks wife sets her on fire after she posted selfies on social media

Jealous husband attacks wife sets her on fire after she posted selfies on social media

A jealous husband allegedly poured fuel on her wife then set her alight at their home after a rage over posting selfies on social media. 28 year old Chatchawarn Tarrin, had been married to Nednapha Nuankhul, 26, since the time of their wedlock in January last year husband became possessive and abusive months into the […]

March 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rio shootout kills 3, closes streets in Copacabana, Ipanema

Rio shootout kills 3, closes streets in Copacabana, Ipanema

Oct 11, – The shootout erupted during a raid on drug traffickers in the Pavao-Pavaozinho slum, which is entrenched between and overlooks the two fancy neighborhoods, Rio police said in a statement. An hours-long shootout between police and suspected criminals in Rio de Janeiro has left three people dead, as well as blocking streets and […]

October 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Anguish and anger as families bid farewell to Turkey bombing victims

Anguish and anger as families bid farewell to Turkey bombing victims

Jul 21, – Twenty five coffins holding the large majority of the 32 killed in Monday’s attack on the Turkish town of Suruc were laid out in the courtyard of a mosque in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep following an autopsy. Crying and shouting slogans against jihadists, relatives of the victims of the suicide […]

July 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose ‘very serious threat’ to U.S. – lawmaker

U.S., foreign fighters in Syria pose ‘very serious threat’ to U.S. – lawmaker

Sep 01, – Representative Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, urged the Obama administration to aggressively prosecute U.S. citizens who had trained overseas as it weighed options for how to respond to escalating violence by Islamic State militants in Iraq. Hundreds of U.S., British and Canadian citizens who have trained with Islamic State […]

September 1, 2014 | By | Reply More
Hackers expose Asia’s weak cyber defences

Hackers expose Asia’s weak cyber defences

Nov 09, – A rash of website hackings in the Asia-Pacific has exposed weak cyber defences which must be improved to help the region deal with more sophisticated and sinister threats, particularly from criminal organisations, analysts said. Hackers claiming to be from the global activist group Anonymous compromised several government and commercial websites in Australia, […]

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