Cynthia Nixon, the US actress who shot to fame as workaholic lawyer Miranda on "Sex and the City," jumped into the race for New York governor Monday, unveiling a progressive platform championing economic equality and eschewing big business.…
Amnesty International said Tuesday a Spanish law banning the "glorification of terrorism" had created a "chilling" environment in which people are increasingly afraid to express alternative views or make controversial jokes.
The EU's top official charged with fighting fake news says Europe needs to redouble its efforts to tackle the phenomenon in the run-up to elections, as fears grow about Russian meddling in votes across the continent.
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With requirements piling up close to the summer season, Grade 12 students from the University of Santo Tomas made a sign-- out of desperation-- for their professor to see.
False information on the internet travels faster than the truth, researchers said Thursday. But contrary to popular belief, it is largely people who spread the misinformation, not robots.
A man fatally shot himself on the crowded pedestrian avenue directly in front of the White House on Saturday, officials said.
Turkey's government said on Tuesday it would consider introducing chemical castration for child abusers after several cases of sexual assault on children sparked public outcry.
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Former Solicitor General Florin Hilbay blew his top after learning that Malacanang security tried to shoo away Rappler reporter Pia Ranada.
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Trolling, impersonating, demonising: these are just some of the behaviours encouraged in a new online game launching Tuesday in which young players become "fake news tycoons" -- to counter growing misinformation.
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The Malacañang reporter of online media website Rappler has been barred from entering the Palace to cover President Rodrigo Duterte.
Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.
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What President Rodrigo Duterte did for Valentine's Day may be a secret up to now, but his romantic gesture for common law wife Cielito "Honeylet" Avanceña has been posted by their daughter on Twitter for the world to see.
It's a functioning senator!
Two British human rights lawyers are to ask Wednesday for Saudi Arabia to be suspended from the UN Human Rights Council over 61 people "arbitrarily detained or disappeared" by the country's authorities.
President Donald Trump said the United States "deeply respects" Africans and will dispatch its top diplomat to the continent, in a letter to African leaders seen by AFP on Sunday.
Communications Assistant Secretary Mocha Uson has scored netizens who laughed at her mistake of saying that Mayon Volcano was in Naga, Camarines Sur.
Twitter on Friday said the number of Russia-linked accounts firing off tweets evidently aimed at the US election in 2016 was more widespread than initially determined.
Terrorists and hate groups continue to get their propaganda onto social media platforms despite efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to shut them down, a US Senate panel heard Wednesday.
Americans remembered civil rights hero Martin Luther King on his holiday Monday, a day after US President Donald Trump vehemently denied he is a racist amid an uproar over a reported slur.