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Facebook will not use two-factor phone numbers for suggesting friends

22 Dec 2019

Facebook will not use two-factor phone numbers for suggesting friends

In a bid to boost the security and privacy of its users, Facebook has announced that it will no longer use the phone numbers given to enable two-factor authentication for suggesting friends.

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

07 Dec 2019

'No court can prosecute me': Nithyananda's video goes viral

Days after announcing a new nation by the name of Kailaasa, controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda is making headlines yet again.

Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

04 Dec 2019

Kailaasa: Here's what we know about Nithyananda's new 'Hindu nation'

Last month, it was reported that controversial self-styled godman Nithyananda has fled India on an expired passport, however, his whereabouts remained unknown.

Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

20 Sep 2019

Thousands worldwide, including ex-Saudi royal adviser, have Twitter accounts suspended

On Friday, the microblogging site Twitter said that it has closed down thousands of accounts on its platform for spreading fake news and pro-government propaganda.

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

17 Sep 2019

Data of most Ecuadorean citizens leaked, including 6.7 million children

In a shocking development, a major security breach has been reported which has leaked personal data of almost the entire population of Ecuador online.

Five best National parks in the world you must visit

03 Aug 2019

Five best National parks in the world you must visit

Apart from preserving a nation's natural wonders like oceans, lakes, forests, jungles, mountains, and flora and fauna, National parks are also a great retreat for nature enthusiasts.

Uruguay vs Ecuador: Match preview, head-to-head and predicted line-ups

16 Jun 2019

Uruguay vs Ecuador: Match preview, head-to-head and predicted line-ups

Record champions Uruguay get set for their biggest international tournament of the year, as they take on Ecuador in the fifth match of the Copa America 2019 at the Estádio Mineirão in Belo Horizonte.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

11 Apr 2019

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested after Ecuador withdrew asylum status

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested on Thursday by British police after Ecuador denied to provide him asylum indefinitely. Assange, who has grown a beard, was forcefully taken into a police vehicle.

UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

06 Apr 2019

UN expert to visit Assange, assess violation of privacy claims

An independent rights expert will visit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadoran embassy in London to assess whether privacy violation claims involving him merit investigation, the UN rights office said Thursday.

UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

22 Dec 2018

UN to Britain: Let Julian Assange leave Ecuador embassy freely

On Friday, UN rights experts called on British authorities to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the Ecuador embassy in London without fear of arrest or extradition.

Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions

21 Oct 2018

Julian Assange sues asylum host Ecuador over 'inhuman' conditions

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is taking legal action against Ecuador, the South American nation that continues to provide him with asylum, for allegedly violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms".

Ecuador blocks Julian Assange's internet access after he 'breaks promise'

29 Mar 2018

Ecuador blocks Julian Assange's internet access after he 'breaks promise'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can no longer communicate with the outside world.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

12 Jan 2018

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange given Ecuador citizenship

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a citizen of Ecuador, which is also helping him reach a "dignified and just" solution with Britain.

Ecuador: Boost for struggling leftists as Moreno wins presidential vote

03 Apr 2017

Ecuador: Boost for struggling leftists as Moreno wins presidential vote

Leftist government candidate Lenin Moreno won the Ecuador presidential vote on April 2.

Tension mounts as Ecuador poll count delayed

22 Feb 2017

Tension mounts as Ecuador poll count delayed

Ecuadorians are impatient after the poll count as the country's presidential elections has been delayed by a day or two. Usually, the results are declared on the night of the election.