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Tourists visiting China are being forced to install 'data-stealing' malware
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Tourists visiting China are being forced to install 'data-stealing' malware

If you are a privacy freak (like me), visiting China shouldn't be on your travel bucket list.
115 reported dead after militia attack on central Malian village
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115 reported dead after militia attack on central Malian village

Militia fighters descended on a village in central Mali before dawn Saturday, killing at least 115 people in the latest deadly attack blamed on an ethnic militia, local authorities said.
Apple, Google criticized for hosting Saudi app tracking women's movements
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Apple, Google criticized for hosting Saudi app tracking women's movements

Tech giants Google and Apple have been accused of misogyny for hosting an app on their platforms that allows men in Saudi Arabia to track and control where women travel.
Saudi teen escapes family, trapped in Bangkok airport, seeks help
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Saudi teen escapes family, trapped in Bangkok airport, seeks help

An 18-year-old Saudi Arabia teen has sought help from people across the globe and human rights organizations to prevent her deportation to Kuwait, as she fears for her life.
Netflix pulls down 'Patriot Act' episode criticizing MbS, draws ire
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Netflix pulls down 'Patriot Act' episode criticizing MbS, draws ire

American streaming giant Netflix has pulled down an episode of Patriot Act, hosted by stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj, for viewers in Saudi Arabia as it criticized crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).
Bahrain votes for new parliament but Shiite-dominated opposition absent
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Bahrain votes for new parliament but Shiite-dominated opposition absent

Polls opened in Bahrain today to elect a new parliament, but absent from the ballot is the Shiite-dominated opposition, whose most prominent figures are serving lengthy prison sentences.
#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement
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#Section377: How global media organization reported on this landmark judgement

The world media today hailed the overturning of a colonial-era law in India that criminalized gay sex, saying the landmark ruling was a boost for gay rights not only in the world's largest democracy but also the world.
Pakistan: 12 girls' schools burnt down in Gilgit-Baltistan
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Pakistan: 12 girls' schools burnt down in Gilgit-Baltistan

Twelve girls' schools have been burnt down by unidentified persons in coordinated attacks in Pakistan's restive Gilgit-Baltistan, Geo News reported, quoting police officials.
Chinese tech firms apologize for sexist job adverts
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Chinese tech firms apologize for sexist job adverts

Chinese tech firms are under scanner after a recent Human Rights Watch (HRW) report slammed them over gender-discriminatory job ads.

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