Nationalism driving fake news in India

Image copyright Bloomberg Image caption Researchers gained unprecedented access to participants’ phones to follow sharing behaviours A rising tide of nationalism in India is driving ordinary citizens to spread fake news, according to BBC research. The research found that facts were less important to some than the emotional desire to bolster national identity. Social media…

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Israelis ‘kill Hamas commander’ in Gaza

Israelis ‘kill Hamas commander’ in Gaza

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Israel carried out air strikes when the firefight erupted Seven Palestinians, including a local militant commander, have been killed during a covert Israeli operation in Gaza, Palestinian officials say. An Israeli soldier was also killed and another wounded, the Israeli military said, after a firefight erupted. Palestinians said an Israeli…

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Florida orders mid-term vote recounts

Image copyright EPA Image caption Demonstrators had earlier gathered outside Florida’s elections office to demand a recount Florida has ordered a machine recount of votes for state governor and senator following Tuesday’s closely fought mid-term elections, officials say. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said that as unofficial results in both races had fallen within…

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Florida orders mid-term vote recounts

Image copyright EPA Image caption Demonstrators had earlier gathered outside Florida’s elections office to demand a recount Florida has ordered a machine recount of votes for state governor and senator following Tuesday’s closely fought mid-term elections, officials say. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said that as unofficial results in both races had fallen within…

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Florida orders mid-term vote recounts

Image copyright EPA Image caption Demonstrators had earlier gathered outside Florida’s elections office to demand a recount Florida has ordered a machine recount of votes for state governor and senator following Tuesday’s closely fought mid-term elections, officials say. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said that as unofficial results in both races had fallen within…

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