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Man arrested for threatening anti-Netanyahu protesters on Telegram

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Telegram changes emoji of Belarus flag in solidarity with protesters | #TheCube

The instant messaging app Telegram has been at the centre of the protest movement in Belarus. The platform has now become the first to change the country’s flag emoji. Protests against the rule of authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko have been underway since the country’s disputed election on August 9. The official result handed Lukashenko a […]

What is Nexta — the Telegram channel reporting on Belarus’ protests?

Nexta, a Belarus-based online media, has become a key source of information for many as reports said internet service had been “significantly disrupted” in the country since Sunday’s elections. The online organisation, which is not state-run, has an encrypted Telegram channel that has over 1.3 million subscribers. Online monitor NetBlocks said that internet connectivity in […]

Judiciary not allowed to block Telegram without Security Council’s approval: Gov’t

“Enjoying easy, cheap and safe access to information and communications equipment is the prime example of civil rights of Iranian citizens,” said the Persian-language statement released by the Secretariat of Information Council. It also said that the government feels duty-bound to protect the Iranian citizens’ rights and stand against any illegitimate restrictions on social media. […]

‘Putin shirtless challenge’: Telegram founder posts bare chest pic amid messenger blocking struggle

Durov, who left Russia for good in 2014, broke months of silence on Instagram with a shirtless picture on a UAE desert background, and a challenge. The caption goes: “My favorite movie is ‘300.’ The story about 300 Spartans fighting to protect the freedom of their compatriots will inspire people thousands of years from now.” […]

Russian watchdog goes nuclear in attempts to enforce Telegram ban

Telegram was blocked in Russia last Friday over its failure to provide the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) with access keys to its encrypted communications. Telegram says that since it offers end-to-end encryption to users, submitting to the FSB demand would have required an overhaul of the entire service. Court orders Telegram messenger services to […]

Court orders Telegram messenger services to be blocked in Russia

On Friday morning, the Tagansky District Court described the request of Telegram’s lawyers to adjourn the hearings as “abuse of law” and ordered the trial to go ahead. “The court has ruled to refuse the request of the Telegram party and look into the case without participation of Telegram representatives,” Tagansky District Court […]

Kasperksy uncovers Telegram vulnerability that allows malicious crypto-mining

In a statement, Kaspersky says the zero-day vulnerability provides a backdoor that “has been actively exploited since March 2017 for the cryptocurrency mining functionality.” It adds that they had notified Telegram of the vulnerability and “at the time of publication, the zero-day flaw has not since been observed in [the] messenger’s products.” Research conducted by […]

Civil Defense Chief: Amad news telegram channel linked to western Intel services

FNA- Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali warned that western-based Telegram channel Sedaei Mardom (formerly known as Amad News) is conducting espionage operations against the country’s security. “Based on our information, the channel Sedaei Mardom is affiliated to the intelligence service of a (western) country and its managers are agents […]

Telegram vanishes from App Store due to ‘inappropriate content’

“We were alerted by Apple that inappropriate content was made available to our users and both apps were taken off the App Store. Once we have protections in place we expect the apps to be back on the App Store,” Durov tweeted. We were alerted by Apple that inappropriate content was made available to our […]

Brig. Gen. Jalali: Telegram’s cryptocurrency to affect Iranian jobs, banks

MNA – Head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization said Tue. that messaging startup Telegram’s cryptocurrency known as ‘Gram’ will affect Iranian jobs and banks. Brig. Gen. Gholamreza Jalali, while noting that the encrypted messaging startup Telegram holds 95 percent share of social media in Iran, criticized the chat app for its adverse impact, adding “Telegram’s […]

Putin sends telegram congratulating Zeman on re-election as Czech president and confirms commitment to cooperation

     Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Milos Zeman on reelection as the Czech president on Saturday and confirmed Russia’s readiness to continue constructive cooperation on bilateral and international issues, the Kremlin press service said. “Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a greetings telegram to Milos Zeman on his reelection as the president of the Czech Republic,” […]

Iran unblocks access to Telegram

TASS– Iran’s authorities have fully unblocked access to Telegram messenger following a ban imposed amid anti-government protests, the Fars news agency reported on Sunday. Access to Instagram and Telegram social networks has been opened for users after the lifting of temporary restrictions introduced upon the decision of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council on December 31, […]

Moscow Magistrate Court filed Telegram for failing to provide encryption to FSB

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Sun rises for mad Russian rooftoppers at peak of 640-foot TV tower (VIDEO)

The vertigo-inducing footage which was captured by two 18-year-old adrenalin junkies is sure to send chills down your spine if you are just not that into recklessly putting your life in danger. The fearless Russians take their viewers all the way up to the highest platform which they romantically termed “heaven’s door.” Truth be told, […]

Iran congratulates Iraq, Syria anti-terror victories

Tehran, Dec 31, IRNA – Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab-African affairs has felicitated the governments and peoples of Iraq and Syria over their defeating of Daesh terrorist group. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian also warned the countries that are violating their obligations under UN Security Council resolution by continuing their financial and oil transactions with Daesh. ‘Be […]

Air France jet makes emergency landing in Kenya after bomb threat

The Boeing 777 Air France flight 463 was carrying 459 passengers and 14 crew on board, police spokesman Charles Owino said. The plane was flying to Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport when it was forced to land in the Moi International Airport in the Kenyan city of Mombasa. According to Owino, all the passengers and […]

Refugees refusing to leave bus in ‘too cold’ Swedish village to be removed

From: theguardian.com Swedish authorities were called on Wednesday to remove a group of refugees who have refused to get off a bus after being taken to a village three days ago, saying it was “too cold” and isolated. “There are 14 people inside and around the buses who don’t want to […]

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