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Several government officials were detained by military forces carrying out a coup d'etat on Monday. Those detained include Industry Minister Ibrahim al-Sheikh, Information Minister Hamza Baloul, and Mohammed al-Fiky Suliman, member of the ruling Sovereign Council, Faisal Mohammed Saleh, an adviser to Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok; the Prime Minister is also reported to be under house arrest. Ayman Khalid, governor of the state containing the capital, Khartoum, was also arrested In response to the military coup in Sudan, the Sudanese Professional Association has called on the public to take to the streets and defend democracy. #Sudan 🇸🇩: protesters are setting up...

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The alleged data is being sold on one of the most popular hacking-related forums online. The data contains the usernames, emails, phone numbers, location, sex, and ID of affected users according to reports. If the information being sold is confirmed to be credible and authentic then it'll likely be one of the largest data dumps in recent Facebook history. There is currently no known link between this leak and the recent global outage of Facebook and related companies. Who is buying it and how? The data was obtained through a process called data scraping rather than hacking. Data scraping is...

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A global outage is being reported across Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp on Monday. The cause of the problem was not immediately clear. The website DownDetector reports that users have been reporting outages of the three social media and messaging apps since 11:20 a.m. EDT.  Many users were unable to load Facebook, while others had trouble refreshing their Instagram and WhatsApp feeds or sending any messages. We’re aware that some people are having trouble accessing our apps and products. We’re working to get things back to normal as quickly as possible, and we apologize for any inconvenience.— Facebook (@Facebook) October 4,...

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Myanmar has been under extreme duress since the China-backed military, known as the Tatmadaw, overthrew the democratically elected government on February 1. The criminal coup d'etat has sparked nationwide anger, strikes, protests, and the emergence of anti-junta armed resistance movements and militias. The coup also collapsed the education system, the economy, and the health sector. The collapse of the health sector has led to the Covid-19 pandemic to spiral out of control. Collapse According to a report by the UN rights office, more than 1,120 people have been killed in a nationwide crackdown by the junta on pro-democracy strikes and...

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The people which the Mexican government is expelling include Central American families and unaccompanied children, who were initially deported and dumped in Mexico by the United States. According to Human Rights experts, it is unlikely that these deportations have been carried out in line with Mexican, US, and international law. 

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