Ex-PM wins Solomons run-off sparking riots

Asia Pacific / Politics Apr 24, 2019

Ex-PM wins Solomons run-off sparking riots

The election of veteran politician Manasseh Sogavare as the Solomon Islands' new prime minister sparked violent protests in the capital Honiara Wednesday, with riot police deployed in a bid to maintain order. Eyewitnesses reported unrest in Chinatown and at least one other area of the ...

Social media gets thumbs-down in new U.S. poll

World Apr 5, 2019

Social media gets thumbs-down in new U.S. poll

Americans are fearful about the impact of social media firms such as Facebook and Twitter, with many saying they spread misinformation and divide the country, even though most people still use these networks, a new poll showed Friday. The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found ...