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Apple to take ‘deeper look’ at disputed borders

Apple to take ‘deeper look’ at disputed borders

-- 2019-11-30 11:00:36

Apple says it is taking "a deeper look" at how it handles disputed borders. Ukraine criticised the tech giant for showing Crimea as part of Russia's territory on its Maps and Weather apps. An Apple...

Google uncovers ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

Google uncovers ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

BBC 2017-10-10 11:48:15

Google has found evidence that Russian agents spent tens of thousands of dollars on adverts in a bid to sway the 2016 US election, media reports say. Sources quoted by the Washington Post say the adv...

10m US users saw Russia-sponsored ads: Facebook

10m US users saw Russia-sponsored ads: Facebook

Reuters 2017-10-03 12:00:00

Some 10 million people in the United States saw politically divisive ads on Facebook that the company said were purchased in Russia in the months before and after last year’s US presidential ele...

Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads

AP 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Social media giant Facebook is expected to provide Congress on Monday with more than 3,000 ads that ran around the time of the 2016 presidential election and are linked to a Russian ad agency. Compan...

UN accuses Russia of ‘grave violations’

UN accuses Russia of ‘grave violations’

BBC 2017-09-26 02:06:47

Russia is committing "grave human rights violations" in Crimea, according to a report by the United Nations. The UN human rights agency says it has documented arbitrary arrests, torture and at least...

Govt set to import 0.2m tonnes of wheat from Russia

Govt set to import 0.2m tonnes of wheat from Russia

Talha Bin Habib 2017-09-07 12:00:00

The government is set to import 0.2 million tonnes of wheat from Russia under government to government (G2G) arrangement, officials said. A proposal in this regard now awaits approval from the cab...

Facebook reveals ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

Facebook reveals ‘Russian propaganda’ on US election

BBC 2017-09-07 01:53:02

Facebook says it has discovered a Russian-funded campaign for promoting divisive social and political messages on its network.   The company said $100,000 (£77,000) was spent on about 3,0...