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  • 75 percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report

    Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week...

    Zenith previously estimated that 71 percent of internet consumption would be mobile in 2016...

  • Facebook says government requests for account data rise 27 percent

    Facebook Inc said on Wednesday that government requests for user account data rose 27 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of last year, with US law enforcement agencies topping the list...

    Requests for content restriction, the number of items restricted for violating local laws, decreased by 83 percent from the second half of 2015, Facebook said in a blog post...

  • Syria regime controls 70 percent of Ghouta enclave: monitor

    The Syrian regime and allied forces have taken control of more than two-thirds of the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus, a monitor said on Thursday...

    “The regime controls more than 70 per cent of besieged Eastern Ghouta,” Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP
  • ECB chief takes 25 percent pay cut in virus response

    “Proposed cuts will vary according to the employee’s job grade, ranging from 25 percent to 10 percent,” said an ECB statement that added they would consult staff on plans to reduce all employees’ salaries for two months...

    “The executive management team and board will receive a salary reduction of 20 percent, while chief executive officer Tom Harrison has volunteered a 25 percent reduction...

  • 'But, American Muslims aren't real Muslims'

    Attia Nasar is the director of a four-part documentary titled American Muslims, produced by the US State Department’s Bureau of International Information Programs last year...

    The documentary contains interviews from Muslims of different backgrounds, including US Congressman Keith Ellison and Ibtihaj Muhammad, of the US fencing team...

  • Muslims helped non-Muslims when extremists attacked bus in Kenya

    NAIROBI: Muslims helped dress non-Muslims passengers in Islamic garb, to prevent extremists from identifying them for slaughter on a bus in northern Kenya, witnesses said...

    Some of the Muslim passengers gave non-Muslims head scarfs to try and conceal their identities when the bus stopped, probably remembering a previous attack in the same region last year when al-Shabab gunmen killed 28 non-Muslims from a bus, Abdrirahman Hussien, a...

  • Faizabad protest was an attack on Muslims by Muslims, says SC

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday resumed hearing the suo motu case on disturbance to public life due to the Faizabad protests, observing that the sit-in staged by the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) was an "attack on Muslims by Muslims"...

    Justice Isa asked whether all those who were killed were Muslims...

  • 'Court can order govt to legislate against non-Muslims pretending to be Muslims in paperwork'

    Senior lawyer and expert on law affairs Akram Shaikh on Friday told the Islamabad High Court (IHC) that a constitutional court has the authority to direct the government to legislate against those non-Muslims who purposely pretend to appear Muslim on paper when they are not, DawnNewsTV reported...

    He was assisting the court during Friday's hearing of a petition filed by Maulana Allah Wasaya on the identification of alleged non-Muslims...

  • Thousands in Pakistan protest 'genocide' of Rohingya Muslims

    Thousands of protesters took to the streets of major cities on Friday to condemn a crackdown on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, with many carrying placards that read, "Shame on Aung San Suu Kyi"...

    Political leaders, including JI chief Sirajul Haq, called for an end to the "genocide" of the Rohingya and for Pakistan to break off relations with the government in Myanmar...

  • Pakistan expresses concern at plight of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday expressed grave concern at the plight of the minority Muslim community in Myanmar, which has been facing extreme human rights violation at home resulting in flocks taking to the Andaman Sea to escape...

    “The current displacement of a large number of Muslims, who are adrift on boats in the Indian Ocean, without access to food and drinking water, is worrisome,” FO spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said...

  • 'RSS ideology of Hindu supremacy will lead to suppression of Muslims in India and to targeting of Pakistan'

    Read: Govt resolves to take up 'annexation' of Kashmir on international forums, fight BJP's 'racist ideology'Prime Minister Imran, in his tweets today, expressed concern that the "RSS ideology of Hindu supremacy, like the Nazi Aryan supremacy, will not stop in IoK; instead it will lead to suppression of Muslims in India and eventually lead to targeting Pakistan"...

    Pakistan has already suspended diplomatic ties with India and has...

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