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Deadly blasts claimed by Islamic State hit northern Afghan cities

Afghanistan Mazar e Sharif province mosque

Kabul, AfghanistanReuters An explosion claimed by the Islamic State at a Shi’ite mosque in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif on Thursday killed at least 11 people, a health official said, one of a series of blasts around the country. A separate blast caused at least 11 more casualties in Kunduz, another northern Afghan city, […]

Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting


ReutersSan Francisco Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand. A lone gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch on 15th March while livestreaming […]