Myanmars Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to violence-hit Rakhine state Play

Myanmars Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to violence-hit Rakhine state

Myanmars leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in the countrys restive Rakhine state on Thursday (Nov. 2) on her first visit to the region following months of violence and mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims. More than 600,000 Rohingyas, termed as ethnic minorities in the country, have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh and India after the Myanmar army launched a massive offensive, blaming armed Rohingya militants of triggering violence in the region. Nov 2, 2017
Michael Fallon quits as U.K. Defence Secretary amid harassment claims Play

Michael Fallon quits as U.K. Defence Secretary amid harassment claims

The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned from his position after being accused of harassment. A spokesperson for Fallon has confirmed that he put his hand on journalist Julia Hartley-Brewers knee during a dinner in 2002. Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to replace him.  Nov 2, 2017
Facebook, Google and Twitter have circulated some of the most outrageous fake news Play

Facebook, Google and Twitter have circulated some of the most outrageous fake news

Since Donald Trumps 2016 presidential election campaign trail, fake news has been thrust into the spotlight. Tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Twitter have come under scrutiny for failing to stop the circulation of fake news. On 31 October, representatives from these three tech companies are testifying on Capitol Hill for the Russian-tie investigation for the 2016 Presidential Election Campaign.  Nov 2, 2017