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The President of El-Salvador, Nayib Bukele, shocked his distinguished listeners at the 74th United Nations General Assembly on Thursday when he brought out his phone and took a selfie before delivering his speech.

El-Salvador president takes selfie while addressing 74th UNGA

The President of El-Salvador, Nayib Bukele, shocked his distinguished listeners at the 74th United Nations General Assembly on Thursday when he brought out his phone and took a selfie before delivering his speech.
Facebook might be putting Messenger back into its main social media app.

Facebook imposes restrictions on live-streaming to prevent future abuse

Facebook has announced that it would start restricting who can live stream video on the platform following the white nationalist terrorist attacks in New Zealand only a few months ago.
A woman holds a mobile phone decorated with a sticker featuring an image of Future Forward Party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit during the party’s press conference in Bangkok on March 25, 2019 after Thailand’s general election. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Rising Thai political star hit with sedition charges

The telegenic leader of an anti-junta political party who rose to prominence in Thailand’s election last month was charged with sedition Saturday, drawing hundreds of his supporters onto the streets urging him to “fight”.

Presidency: President Buhari approves ‘enhanced’ N-Power scheme

The federal government has provided new details, albeit sparse, about the ‘N-Power enhancement’ earlier announced for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Atiku Abubakar unveils national competition on policy document

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled a national competition that will allow Nigerians to interrogate his policy document.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook page will be deleted on Sunday – hacker

Writing in a Facebook post to his 26,000 followers, Chang Chi-yuan promised to delete the Facebook founder’s account, and broadcast himself doing so on Facebook Live.

Driver using Facebook before deadly crash which claimed nine lives

The driver of a minibus involved in a collision in Hungary that claimed the lives of nine Romanians may have been using Facebook moments before the crash, Romanian media said Wednesday.

Facebook to hear EU Parliament hearing live

Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming meeting with European Union lawmakers regarding global data scandal involving Facebook will now be streamed live online, the European Parliament’s president confirmed, on Monday.

UN: Facebook, WhatsApp media of choice for human traffickers

A United Nations migration official called Thursday for Facebook to police its site and its WhatsApp messaging subsidiary for use by abusive human smugglers.

Clashes as Pakistani police try to disperse Islamist sit-in

Pakistani forces clashed violently with hardline religious protesters in Islamabad Saturday, with at least one person killed, more than 130 injured and small demonstrations spreading to other cities after police cracked down on an Islamist sit-in.

Donald Glover makes history, wins two Emmy Awards for ‘Atlanta’

‘Atlanta’ creator Donald Glover made history at the just concluded 2017 Emmy Awards as the first black man to win best directing in a comedy.

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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

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