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Emiliano Sala: Police investigate online photo said to be of plane crash victim

Emiliano Sala: Police investigate online photo said to be of plane crash victim

BBC - 2019-04-29 01:44
Police investigate after a photo said to be of the body of Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala is shared on social media. ...
Emiliano Sala: Police investigate online photo said to be of plane crash victim - BBC

[PICTURES]: Iraqis Mock Authorities with Pictures of “Tasteless Projects”

BAS News - 2019-05-16 11:41
ERBIL — Iraqis on social media are sharing photographs showing public projects without “a bit of aesthetic” to mock people ruling the country. The trend begun after activists shared pictures of street lampposts in an unconventional shapes and red color. ...

Understanding Social Media Anxiety Disorder

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHPK Social Media Anxiety Disorder, or SMAD, can be defined as the anxiety caused due to a temporary inability to be on social media. It can also be characterized by restlessness caused due to wanting to constantly be online without any fundamental ...

Kirkuk: Iraqi Forces Arrest Men Wearing Shorts in Public

BAS News - 2019-05-11 15:42
ERBIL — Iraqi forces have decided to arrest the men who wear shorts in public. Photographs have gone viral on social media showing a group of men packed in a police pickup vehicle in Kirkuk. They were reportedly arrested for wearing shorts and walking on ...

BCF to Reopen Sinjar Office Conditionally after PKK Attack: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:22
ERBIL — Barzani Charity Foundation (BCF) will agree to reopen its branch office in Sinjar only if Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) ensures their safety and no more attacks are conducted against the staff, said the head of BCF’s Sinjar office. PKK-affiliate ...

“Those who remain silent will be held to account”

ANF - 2019-05-04 16:25
Sultan Bozkurt said: “Those who remain silent in the face of this tyranny will also have a responsibility in coffins coming from prisons, and they will be the first to be held to account.” ...

KDP to Meet with PUK, Gorran This Week, Agreement over Cabinet Possible

BAS News - 2019-05-04 11:32
ERBIL — A high-level delegation from the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is said to be planning a meeting with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change Movement (Gorran) on Sunday. The KDP delegation, led by the party’s deputy president, Nechir ...

State terrorism on social media: 20.474 persecutions in 5 years

ANF - 2019-05-03 15:26
Turkish Minister Suleyman Soylu admitted to having persecuted 20.474 individuals for their posts on social media. ...

Police brutality against families in Istanbul, Amed and Sirnak

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
Turkish police attacked families of prisoners as they held sit-ins in Istanbul and Amed and stopped a press statement to be held in front of the Sirnak Type T Closed Prison. ...

Kurdistan Police Takes Serious Actions to Fight Cyber Harassment

BAS News - 2019-04-30 14:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s police is working on a comprehensive plan now to fight cyber harassment which is on the rise in the region. Police Chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that the number of reports complaining about harassments on social media i ...

Iraq's Hikma Party to Join Opposition

BAS News - 2019-04-30 12:49
ERBIL — Iraqi Hikma party, led by Ammar al-Hakim, has said that it is willing to be an opposition in the next cabinet, a lawmaker confirmed on Tuesday. Hassan Fad'am, a representative for the Hikma party at the parliament, said in a statement to reporter ...

Emiliano Sala's father dies three months after son is killed

BBC - 2019-04-27 00:13
Emiliano Sala's father suffered a heart attack at his home in Argentina in the early hours. ...

Sadr Criticizes New Iraqi Government

BAS News - 2019-04-25 22:31
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, head of Sa'eroun alliance, has strongly criticized the new government which is yet to be concluded after several months, considering the new cabinet "corrupted". Sadr said in an online statement on his Twitte ...

Death Toll From Sri Lanka Bombings Rises To 359

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from Sunday’s multiple terror attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 359, a police official said. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said 18 more people were held in an operation carried out following the attacks, raising the total nu ...

Sri Lanka attacks: The ban on social media

BBC - 2019-04-24 01:21
Is the ban a sign of things to come for social media firms unable to halt the spread of misinformation? ...

9 Of The Worst Paparazzi Vs. Celebrity Incidents

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK Princess Diana I would argue that this is the most famous case of paparazzi being blamed for an incident involving a celebrity. What’s worse – the celebrity in question died. The cause of the accident was said to be reckless behavior of papara ...

Death Toll From Sri Lanka Bombings Rises To 310

Waar Media - 2019-04-23 12:53
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from Sunday’s multiple terror attacks in Sri Lanka has risen to 310, according to media reports. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara, according to the Daily Mirror, said around 40 suspects — all from Sri Lanka — have also been det ...

Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life

ANF - 2019-04-21 09:58
The photos and a brief biography of the hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation against Ocalan are being published on social media. ...

More than a million Turks say 'Enough' to Erdogan on social media - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-05 01:48

Guardiola: Manchester City cannot afford to drop any points in Premier League run-in

Waar Media - 2019-04-04 11:22
WAAR_DUHOK City returned to the top of the table on Wednesday after a 2-0 win over Cardiff City at the Etihad Stadium, the three points moving them back above Liverpool. One point separates the two sides after 32 matches of the 2018-19 campaign, and Guar ...

Akshara Haasan leaked photos: Private pictures of Kamal Haasan's daughter Akshara Haasan leaked on social media | Hot & Sexy Photos

Indiatimes - 2019-04-01 22:48