The company says it has shut down 125,000 accounts primarily related to the terrorist group.
The highlights from seven days of reading about the world
Revelers in Brazil prepare for Carnival, Dutch police train an eagle to capture drones in midair, a captured monkey menace in Mumbai, Russian infantry training with reindeer, a mock zebra escape in a Tokyo zoo, and much more.
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency says at least some militants have entered the country along with the asylum-seekers.
What happened when 11 exiles armed themselves for a violent night in the Gambia
A UN panel ruled that the Wikileaks founder’s detention is arbitrary.
Russian Cosmonaut Oleg Artmyev shared this dreamy snap of Baja California, as seen from the International Space Station: …
Pope Francis will meet the head of the Russian Orthodox Church next week. It’s being seen as an attempt to heal the 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity.
The Japan Meteorological Agency says Mount Sakurajima, which is about 30 miles from a nuclear plant, erupted at 6:56 p.m. Friday.
How Zika spreads: Brazil reported that two people have contracted the mosquito-borne virus through blood transfusions, the AP reports, a…
The Kremlin may be losing its grip on a boogeyman of its own making.
The German city has stepped up security measures for a five-day festival after hundreds of women reported being assaulted there on New Year’s Eve.
In contested areas of Syria, thousands of archaeological sites are being systematically looted by unknown parties, the treasures sold off, disappearing into the black market.
For women of the border, where to give birth is a matter of enormous consequence, and a birthing-center industry has flourished as a result.
A UN panel will announce its decision Friday.
In the ’80s and ’90s, artists were charged with making films seem as lurid and enticing as possible, regardless of plot.
World leaders gathered in London want $9 billion in aid.
How a Mexican gangster turned a cartel into a cult
Syrian peace talks: They’re on hold for now. After two days of negotiations between the Syrian government and the opposition…