Twitter too slow to act on abusive content: British MP

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:42

London, Aug 22 (IANS) A British Labour Party leader has accused Twitter of acting too slow while taking down graphic images of suspected rape and abuse cases even after such tweets were reported.


Philippines probe minor's death in anti-drug op

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:08

Manila, Aug 22 (IANS) Philippines authorities on Tuesday launched a probe to investigate the death of a 17-year-old minor during a police anti-narcotics operation last week.


'OurMine' claims it hacked PlayStation's social media accounts

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:54

New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Days after taking over the social media accounts of US television network Home Box Office (HBO), infamous hacker group "OurMine" has hit again, this time claiming to have hacked Sony PlayStation's official Twitter and Facebook accounts.


Search continues for 10 missing US sailors

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:50

Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) Search operations continued on Tuesday to locate the 10 American sailors who were reported missing after a collision between the US destroyer USS John S. McCain and a merchant vessel in waters near the Strait of Malacca.


Three killed in Japanese apartment blaze

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:20

Tokyo, Aug 22 (IANS) Three people were killed and two others reported missing on Tuesday after a massive fire erupted in a residential building in Japan's Akita prefecture, police said.


California to probe white supremacy rise

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 09:56

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) California lawmakers will hold public hearings in September to probe the rise of white supremacy in the wake of the Charlottesville unrest, the state Senate leader said.


Trump wants India to help US to achieve country's goals in Afghanistan

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 07:32

Washington, Aug 22, US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to further develop strategic partnership with India to achieve country's goals in Afghanistan, saying American troops "will fight to win" and "from now on victory will have a clear definition."


US Air Force drone crashes in southeast Turkey

Tue, 08/22/2017 - 05:36

Ankara, Aug 22 (IANS) A US Air Force drone crashed in southeastern Turkey's Sanliurfa province on Monday, according to a statement on the website of the Incirlik air base.