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  • Wikipedia founder tackles fake news with Wikitribune

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales is launching a project aimed at reshaping the news media - and tackling the scourge of misinformation - using the same collaborative principles as the revolutionary online encyclopedia...

    Wikitribune will rely on a broad online community of journalists and readers as fact checkers, a crowdsourcing model pioneered in the “wiki” system behind Wikipedia...

  • Turkey blocks Wikipedia without explanation

    Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog (BTK) said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security...

    an administrative measure has been taken for this website (Wikipedia...

  • Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over ‘terror’ claims

    ISTANBUL: Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wik­ipedia reportedly for articles claiming links between Ankara and terror groups, the latest restriction on a popular website to hit Turkish users...

    Turkey’s Information and Com­munication Tech­nologies Authority (BTK) said it had implemented the ban against Wikipedia...

  • Traffic to Wikipedia terrorism entries plunged after Snowden revelations, study finds

    SAN FRANCISCO: Internet traffic to Wikipedia pages summarising knowledge about terror groups and their tools plunged nearly 30 per cent after revelations of widespread web monitoring by the US National Security Agency (NSA), suggesting that concerns about government snooping are hurting the ordinary pursuit of information...

    Author Jonathon Penney, a fellow at the University of Toronto’s interdisciplinary Citizen Lab, examined monthly...

  • Wikipedia 'protects' Maryam Nawaz's page after vandalism attempts

    The protection level of the Wikipedia page of Maryam Nawaz Sharif, who was sentenced to seven-year imprisonment by an accountability court on Friday in the Avenfield properties reference, was changed to semi-protected on Saturday following repeated attempts to vandalise the page...

    Wikipedia then moved to change the status of her page to semi-protected because of violations of its 'biographies of living persons policy'...

  • Pakistan Motor Rally reaches Mansehra

    MANSEHRA: The motorcyclists and motorists taking part in Pakistan Motor Rally reached Mansehra on Sunday evening...

    It reached Babusar top in Kaghan valley on Sunday at about 3:00pm through Mansehra-Naran-Jalkhad Road where local people welcomed them and served them with lunch...

  • Mega uplift schemes for Mansehra soon

    MANSEHRA: Federal religious affairs minister Sardar Mohammad Yousaf on Thursday said the federal government was aware of the problems of the people of Mansehra and therefore, the prime minister would announce mega development projects for the district soon...

    “Our government has been striving to put Hazara, especially Mansehra district, on the path to prosperity...

  • Mansehra court stays exhuming honour killing victims

    MANSEHRA: A local court on Monday stayed the exhumation of the bodies of two Kohistani women, who were allegedly killed in the name of honour by their respective families before being secretly buried in a local graveyard here...

    ROBBERS HELD: The Mansehra police on Monday claimed to have busted a gang over robberies, including bank heists, in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab...

  • Motorcyclists kill man, injure cop in Mansehra

    MANSEHRA: A man was killed and a constable was injured when unidentified motorcyclists opened firing on them in College Doraha area on Karakoram Highway on the night between Sunday and Monday...

    RESTORATION OF MPA: The supporters of MPA Wajihuzaman Khan took to streets in Oghi on Monday and danced to drumbeats after the Supreme Courts suspended an order of the Election Commission of Pakistan about his disqualification...

  • Swati’s nephew named for Mansehra nazim slot

    MANSEHRA: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf on Wednesday fielded a nephew of Senator Azam Khan Swati as its candidate for the post of district nazim...

    They also named Kashif Khan, the brother of former oppositional leader in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shahzada Gustasib Khan, candidate for the office of tehsil nazim in Mansehra and Nadar Khan for that of deputy nazim...

  • Most schools in Mansehra lack playgrounds

    MANSEHRA: The participants of a workshop on sports development on Tuesday pointed out that most schools in Mansehra had no playgrounds and other related facilities, as a result students were deprived of healthy and extra-curricular activities...

    They said that corruption and nepotism in departments handling sporting affairs had marred growth of sports in Pakistan...

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