Tech firms unveil anti-disinformation code in Australia as call for action follows government inquiries

DIGI, a nonprofit industry association that represents tech giants in Australia, including Facebook, Google and Twitter, has announced that the sites have agreed to a code of practice to fight misinformation on their platforms.

Tech firms unveil anti-disinformation code in Australia as call for action follows government inquiries
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‘Stop putting ideology on our children’s plates,’ French minister says after major city removes meat from school lunches

‘Stop putting ideology on our children’s plates,’ French minister says after major city removes meat from school lunches
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French Agriculture Minister Julien Denormandie has argued against injecting “ideology” into school lunches after ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:57:08 +0000

Top Chinese official announces reforms that will allow only ‘patriots’ to govern Hong Kong

Top Chinese official announces reforms that will allow only ‘patriots’ to govern Hong Kong
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The head of China’s Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, Xia Baolong, has unveiled ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 09:06:38 +0000

US State Dept promises more ‘firm action’ against Myanmar’s military junta after young woman fatally shot at anti-coup protest

US State Dept promises more ‘firm action’ against Myanmar’s military junta after young woman fatally shot at anti-coup protest
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The US has vowed to take more steps against the military junta that seized ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 07:23:15 +0000

‘Ministry of Social Cohesion’? German MPs want to CHANGE CONSTITUTION to grant special protections to minorities

‘Ministry of Social Cohesion’? German MPs want to CHANGE CONSTITUTION to grant special protections to minorities
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Germany should fight all forms of discrimination by amending its basic law to provide ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 02:05:40 +0000

Iran reaches temporary agreement with UN inspectors, as nuclear deal hangs in the balance

Iran reaches temporary agreement with UN inspectors, as nuclear deal hangs in the balance
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The UN’s nuclear watchdog has struck a temporary deal with Iran to continue monitoring ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 20:41:47 +0000

Israel shuts down its entire Mediterranean coast as massive oil spill raises health concerns

Israel shuts down its entire Mediterranean coast as massive oil spill raises health concerns
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Israelis should stay away from Mediterranean beaches, authorities warned on Sunday, after volunteers helping ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:49:38 +0000

‘Aggressive measures needed’: India discovers 240 new, possibly more infectious Covid-19 strains

‘Aggressive measures needed’: India discovers 240 new, possibly more infectious Covid-19 strains
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A whopping 240 mutated coronavirus strains have been discovered across India, health officials have ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 19:14:08 +0000

NASA warns of STADIUM-SIZED asteroid headed towards Earth

NASA warns of STADIUM-SIZED asteroid headed towards Earth
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The US space agency is warning of a salvo of space rocks headed for ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 17:25:32 +0000

Two people injured in Netherlands as ANOTHER Boeing jet rains down debris due to engine fire (PHOTO)

Two people injured in Netherlands as ANOTHER Boeing jet rains down debris due to engine fire (PHOTO)
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Dutch authorities are investigating after a Boeing cargo plane began shedding metal parts shortly ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 14:41:55 +0000

Disney labels ‘The Muppet Show’ as ‘offensive content’ in baffling disclaimer

Disney labels ‘The Muppet Show’ as ‘offensive content’ in baffling disclaimer
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Five seasons of ‘The Muppet Show’ appeared on the Disney+ streaming service on Friday ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 14:26:01 +0000

Argentina swears in new health minister after cronyism scandal hit vaccination rollout and saw incumbent fired

Argentina swears in new health minister after cronyism scandal hit vaccination rollout and saw incumbent fired
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Argentina has a new health minister after a “VIP vaccination” scandal, which marred its ...

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Military passenger plane crashes in Nigeria, at least six feared dead (VIDEOS)

Military passenger plane crashes in Nigeria, at least six feared dead (VIDEOS)
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A light passenger aircraft belonging to the Nigerian military has crashed outside the country’s ...

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‘Repertoire of far right’: French academics push for resignation of minister who wants probe into ‘Islamo-leftism’ in education

‘Repertoire of far right’: French academics push for resignation of minister who wants probe into ‘Islamo-leftism’ in education
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Hundreds of French academics have demanded that Minister of Higher Education Frederique Vidal leave ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 13:24:46 +0000

Barcelona burns once again on FIFTH night of protests over rapper’s imprisonment for insulting Spanish king (VIDEOS)

Barcelona burns once again on FIFTH night of protests over rapper’s imprisonment for insulting Spanish king (VIDEOS)
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Protests turned violent for a fifth consecutive night in Barcelona, Spain as unrest continues ...

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‘It’s our ethical duty’: Poland seeks to introduce retirement benefits for police dogs & horses

‘It’s our ethical duty’: Poland seeks to introduce retirement benefits for police dogs & horses
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Poland’s interior ministry has unveiled a plan to provide dogs and horses with lifelong ...

  • Sun, 21 Feb 2021 11:31:38 +0000