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PTA to block unregistered mobile phones after Oct 20

6 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has announced that all unregistered mobile phones across the country will be blocked after October 20. PTA had launched Device Identification, Registration and Blocking System…

‘Twitter could be blocked in Pakistan,’ warns IHC

2 months, 29 days ago
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has resented government’s apparent inaction to censor content deemed insulting to Islam on Twitter, and threatened to order blockage of the micro-blogging website if no appropriate action was taken…

Trudeau to Trump: Canada will block backdoor steel shipments

6 months, 23 days ago
OTTAWA: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has assured US President Donald Trump in a telephone call that Canada will block foreign steel and aluminum transshipments to the United States. The prime minster, according to a readout of the…

UK judges block US extradition of alleged hacker Lauri Love

8 months, 14 days ago
LONDON: British judges on Monday rejected a US request for the extradition of a man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computers in a ruling that could set a precedent for similar pending cases. Lauri Love, 33, faces…

Indonesia threatens to block WhatsApp over obscene content

11 months, 13 days ago
JAKARTA: Indonesia on Monday vowed to block Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp Messenger within 48 hours if the service did not ensure that obscene Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) images were removed. WhatsApp, which is widely used in Indonesia,…

China blocks WhatsApp in latest censorship move

1 year, 23 days ago
BEIJING: Chinese authorities appear to have severely disrupted the WhatsApp messaging app in the latest step to tighten censorship as they prepare for a major Communist Party congress next month. Users in China have reported widespread…

WATCH: Father runs over teacher for blocking school entrance

1 year, 23 days ago
SURREY: A man has been sent to prison for 10 months after jailed for 10 he knocked down a school teacher and almost hit two children in a fit of road rage. Rainier Schoeman, 22, drove a short distance with teacher Gareth McCarthy on his…

US appeals court maintains block on Trump travel ban

1 year, 4 months ago
WASHINGTON: A US federal appeals court on Thursday dealt a fresh setback to President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban, upholding a lower court's decision to block the measure targeting travelers from six Muslim majority countries.…