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  • 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 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

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

    Turkish state media said the ban was imposed because Wikipedia had failed to remove content promoting terror and accusing Turkey of cooperation with various terror groups...

  • 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'...

  • Khawaja Asif slams Indian minister’s statement of ‘sponsoring terrorism to counter terrorism’

    ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said here on Sunday that his Indian counterpart’s recent statement about sponsoring terrorism to counter terrorism had confirmed “our assertions of Indian involvement in terrorist activities on Pakistani soil”...

    He said the statement of Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was a blatant admission of sponsoring terrorism in Pakistan...

  • West shouldn’t respond to terrorism with terrorism: Al Azhar head

    CAIRO: Egypt’s top cleric said on Saturday that terrorism was a disease that used religion as a front and it was wrong to blame Islam for crimes committed in its name, like the recent Paris attacks...

    He said terrorism was a life philosophy whose adherents were willing to die, but it was not the by-product of any Abrahamic faith...

  • ‘Pakistan has done more to eliminate terrorism than rest of world’

    TAXILA: Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has said Pakistan’s efforts over the last year and a half years have been more successful in curbing terrorism compared to those of the coalition forces of 16 countries that are fighting in the neighbouring Afghanistan...

    Addressing the 63th annual parents-day ceremony at Cadet College Hassanabdal on Monday, the minister said Pakistan has done more towards eliminating terrorism than the...

  • Terrorism index places Pakistan at fifth spot

    ISLAMABAD: With a noticeable decline in terrorist activities within its borders, Pakistan was placed at fifth position in the Global Terrorism Index 2017 released on Wednesday...

    The report on the index, released by the Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace, said that in Pakistan the number of people killed in terrorist attacks fell to 956 last year, a reduction of 12 per cent as compared to the previous reporting year... ...

  • Nato backs US efforts to persuade Pakistan against terrorism: Mattis

    WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that America’s Nato allies back Washington’s efforts to persuade Pakistan to eradicate terrorism from the region...

    “We want to make certain that no terrorist organisation can find a haven anywhere, and, with a border adjoining Afghanistan, that makes Pakistan a priority,” he said...

  • Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

    ISLAMABAD: Top Pakistani and US military commanders blamed each other on Thursday for not doing enough to stop cross-border terrorism...

    The two-day visit of United States Central Command (Centcom) Commander Gen Joseph Votel, in which he held a series of meetings with senior Pakistani military commanders, including Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa, reinforced the perception that Pakistan and the US had not been able to narrow their trust...

  • Pakistan must change its approach to terrorism, says US

    WASHINGTON: While encouraging members of the BRICS alliance to continue playing a constructive role in stabilising the world, the United States reminded Pakistan on Wednesday that it “must change its approach” to terrorism...

    For the first time, BRICS termed militant groups allegedly based in Pakistan a regional security concern and called for their patrons to be held to account...

  • US will eradicate terrorism, with or without Pakistan: Tillerson

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that he did not visit Islamabad earlier this week to lecture or coerce Pakistanis but he did tell them that Washington is determined to eradicate terrorism from the region with their support or “in a different way”...

    Mr Tillerson said the message he delivered to Pakistan during the visit was: “Here’s what we need for Pakistan to do...

  • UK army chief acknowledges Pakistan’s role in fight against terrorism

    ISLAMABAD: Gen Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, Chief of General Staff (CGS) of the UK Army, on Friday acknowledged the Pakistan Army’s achievements in the fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region...

    During his meeting with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters, the UK general — who has arrived here on a two-day official visit — said that his country...

  • China defends Pakistan’s efforts against terrorism

    BEIJING: China on Friday defended Pakistan’s counterterrorism efforts, following US President Donald Trump’s accusation that militants carry out attacks inside Afghanistan from Pakistani soil...

    “The government and people of Pakistan have made huge sacrifices in the fight against terrorism and such efforts and sacrifices are there for everyone to see,” Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said...

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