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Moscow said Friday Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against "playing with fire."
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday allowing punitive sanctions on foreigners who interfere in US elections, two years after Russia allegedly meddled on his behalf in the presidential campaign.
Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of November midterm US elections, but could not identify the source although Russia is suspected of involvement.
Disinformation and fake news spread online threatens the future of democracy in the UK, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Mark Zuckerberg agreed to appear before a congressional panel next week, putting a spotlight on the Facebook chief executive and social networking giant pressured by a massive breach of private data and misinformation on the platform.
Facebook says it has removed more than 200 Facebook pages and Instagram accounts controlled by the Russian organisation that had meddled in the US 2016 presidential election.
The US Treasury Department has instituted a new set of sanctions against five entities and 19 individuals tied to Russian hacking and influence operations.
Twitter Inc said it would no longer allow people to post identical messages from multiple accounts, cracking down on a tactic that Russian agents and others have allegedly used to make tweets or topics go viral.
Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed conspiracy and fraud charges against thirteen Russian nationals and three organizations. The group is charged with defrauding the United States as part of a campaign to influence the US election.
Facebook said on Wednesday it would conduct a new, comprehensive search of its records for possible propaganda that Russian operatives may have spread during the run-up to Britain’s 2016 referendum on EU membership.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.
The African United Journalism Awareness Centre, a pro-Journalism and Democracy Non-Government Organisation, on Saturday cautioned politicians to eschew campaign of lies and violence in the interest of the nation.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said farm mechanization is capable of feeding the nation’s growing population.
Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the “illegal” government.
The Ondo State Assembly has accused the State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of interfering with the legislative functions of the State Assembly over Paris Club Fund recently released to the State.
The Federal Government negotiating team with the Academic Staff Union of Universities has said one of the reasons for the ongoing strike in the universities is the refusal of the lecturers to agree to being held accountable for funds released for the development of the education sector.
The Police Command in Anambra has announced the sealing of Anambra Assembly complex over the impeachment crisis rocking the House.
Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday revoked the bail of a former Governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, following his failure to appear in court for trial as scheduled.
The Federal Operations Unit Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday intercepted a truck loaded with military wears, arms and ammunition.
The Nigeria U20s next Group B match will be against Niger on December 9, while they square up against rivals Ghana three days later in their final group game.