Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old girl, is trying to survive in war-torn Aleppo. With the help of her mother, Fatemah, Bana sends messages to the world via Twitter. Messages between life and death.
With rebels holding onto less than one percent of eastern Aleppo, the Syrian army said it is close to declaring victory. Amid allegations of war crimes, the EU's top diplomat said it would not impose sanctions on Russia. (12.12.2016)
The UN cited reports of regime forces executing scores of civilians in Aleppo, as the attack on the rebels enters its final stage. Activists and opposition leaders sent out increasingly desperate pleas for a truce. (13.12.2016)
The US secretary of state and foreign ministers from Europe and the Middle East have met in the French capital to discuss ways of ending the war in Syria. All calls for a stop to the fighting have so far failed. (10.12.2016)
The action follows a tweet by the far-right figure calling for violence against media and others. Twitter had so far refused to take Jones' account offline, saying the conspiracy theorist did not violate its rules.
Actor Idris Elba has set off a storm of speculation on social media with an enigmatic tweet, possibly referencing his future role as iconic spy James Bond. But a few hours later he appeared to douse the speculation.
Social media sites have published the results of a new German law hoping to clamp down on hate speech. However, a UK media investigation found that that Facebook does not delete posts containing Holocaust denial content.
The east African nation hopes to raise millions from the levy on smartphone apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Protesters have threatened to mobilize against the tax unless it is removed by Friday.
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