Thursday, 22 February 2018

Tag Archives: criticism

Facebook bans cryptocurrency adverts

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LONDON: Facebook has banned adverts for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies on its sites after recent criticism from users about scams and hoaxes being promoted in their newsfeed. The world’s biggest social network said such digital currencies are “frequently associated” with “deceptive promotional practices”. “Two of our core advertising principles outline ...

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I deserved criticism for Ashes performances, says Broad

Stuart Broad

LONDON: England’s Stuart Broad has admitted that much of the criticism he received ahead of the team’s fourth Ashes Test was valid. The bowler arrived in Melbourne with just five wickets in the series, but he and double-centurion Alastair Cook went on to belatedly kick-started their Ashes campaigns on day ...

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50,000 Catalans march in Brussels to support exiled president

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BRUSSELS: Around 50,000 protesters have taken to the streets outside EU institutions in Brussels in support of Catalan independence. The demonstration is partly in solidarity with exiled and disputed president Carles Puigdemont, who has himself fled to the EU capital in Belgium and is resisting extradition attempts. But the Thursday ...

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Profumo sex scandal showgirl Christine Keeler dies aged 75

Keeler Back In London

LONDON: A former model whose affair with a leading Tory cabinet minister shook British Politics in the 1960s and led to the downfall of the Tory government has died aged 75. Christine Keeler passed away on Monday after suffering from a lung condition for several months. She was propelled into ...

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Trump delays decision on Jerusalem amid growing criticism

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WASHINGTON: Facing dark warnings of a historic misstep and widespread unrest, US President Donald Trump on Monday delayed a decision on whether to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy there. The White House said Trump would miss a deadline to decide on shifting the embassy ...

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to miss UN trip amid Rohingya crisis

Aung San Suu Kyi

YANGON: Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the United Nations General Assembly this week, her spokesman said Wednesday, as the Nobel laureate faces a barrage of criticism over her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims fleeing Rakhine state in huge numbers. A crackdown by Myanmar’s army, ...

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Pakistan rejects Trump’s remarks

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ISLAMABAD: National Security Committee (NSC) today rejected remarks given by US President Donald Trump in which he claimed there are safe havens for extremists in Pakistan while discussing his administration s reviewed policy for South Asia and Afghanistan. Prime Minister Abbasi chaired NSC meeting on Thursday in the capital where both ...

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Sarah Champion resigns following criticism over newspaper column

Sarah Champion

LONDON: Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor choice of words” in a newspaper article about child abuse. The Labour MP said she was concerned that continuing in her shadow cabinet role would distract from the “crucial issues” around child protection. ...

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Mika Singh faces Twitter wrath after saying HUMARA PAKISTAN

Mika Singh

LONDON: Indian singer and composer Mika Singh, who is set to perform in the US next week, has come under fire for asking his fans to join him in celebrating the independence days of India and “Humara Pakistan”. “Be ready to rock with me.. Houston and Chicago…. I’m coming to ...

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