SAN FRANCISCO: The Vietnamese government restricted access to Facebook inside Vietnam for several days this week as part of a broader crackdown on human rights and political dissidents during a visit by President Barack Obama, two activist organizations said on Thursday.
CALIFORNIA: South Carolina lawmakers have introduced a measure that would require transgender people to use public bathrooms matching their sex at birth, disregarding a growing outcry for a repeal of a similar provision enacted last month in North Carolina.
BEIJING/HONG KONG: Authorities across the globe have opened investigations into the activities of the world’s rich and powerful after a cache of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm showed possible wrongdoing using offshore company structures.
WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged the United States (US) for the withdrawal of travel advisories on Pakistan and granting access to Pakistani products to its markets, ARY News reported.
Microsoft Corp said it began the worldwide roll-out of Office 2016, the latest addition to its cloud-based subscription service Office 365, on Tuesday.
ISLAMABAD: The Scotland Yard team on a visit to Pakistan to probe Imran Farooq murder has been given access to the third suspect in the case named Mohsin Ali, ARY News reported.
ISLAMABAD: British High Commissioner Philip Barton Friday called on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and held discussion pertaining to Dr Imran Farooq murder case, ARY News reported.
LONDON: Almost 250,000 attempts to visit porn websites were made on parliamentary computers in United Kingdom (UK) last year, according to a Freedom of Information disclosure made to a British website.
KARACHI: The district and sessions court on Friday granted the Federal Investigation Agency access to 34 bank accounts of Axact, which is currently under probe over fake degrees scam, ARY News reported.