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Malaysia proposes jail for up to 10 years, fines for 'fake news'

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak's government tabled a bill in parliament on Monday outlawing "fake news", with hefty fines and up to 10 years in jail, raising more concern about media freedom in the wake of a multi-billion dollar graft scandal.<p>The bill was tabled ahead …

Fake News

Israel Accused Of Revoking Thousands Of Jerusalem Residency Permits From Palestinians

President Trump has recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But a third of Jerusalem's residents are not Israeli citizens at all. They're Palestinians who hold Israeli residency papers.<p>Israel has revoked those papers from thousands of Palestinian residents, rights groups say. Jerusalem's mayor, …

Israel
Corruption

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes, Including Billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

LONDON — Saudi Arabia announced the arrest on Saturday night of the prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, plus at least 10 other princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers.<p>The announcement of the arrests was made over Al Arabiya, the Saudi-owned satellite network whose …

Saudi Arabia

Alarming Rise in CO2 Levels Looms Over Global Climate Change Summit

The United Nations is sounding the alarm: The last time carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere were this high was three to five million years ago.<p>In a report this week, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warned that temperatures could continue to spike, hitting perilous levels by …

Climate Change

North Korean defector describes 'life of hell' for Christians

North Korean Choi Kwanghyuk is one of the lucky ones.<p>The 55-year-old managed to escape from the work camp where he was sent after being targeted and persecuted by the government for his Christian faith.<p>“We couldn’t raise our voice during a service, we couldn’t sing out loud during a worship … that …

10 low budget tips for improving your photography

<b>We’ve rounded up some of the best low budget tips to help you improve your photography without breaking the bank.</b><p>Many existing tips to improve in …

A Simple Explanation of How to Create Stunning BOKEH Effects

If you clicked on this article, I'm assuming that you already know what bokeh is, but if not, here's a quick explanation:Bokeh is the out of focus …

Framing

Silver House

Perched on a limestone cliff on Gower Peninsula, the Silver House brings medieval craftsmanship to the modern day. The home's foundation takes …

Floods

How to Make Double Exposures in Photoshop

Double exposure photography is a genre that merges multiple photographs to create a single story. Stories told through double exposures are often …

Tutorials

12 Amazing Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest

<b>Contest closes November 17, 2017</b>National Geographic invites photographers from around the world to enter the 2017 Nature Photographer of the Year …

Nature

Careful composition: Serge Ramelli breaks down the composition of some of his favorite photographs

Photographer Serge Ramelli knows a lot about photography. He's been a professional photographer and educator for a long time and his YouTube channel …

Photography

14 Amazing Vintage Selfies Taken Before You Were Even Born

The term ‘Selfie’ was added to Oxford dictionary in 2013, but it doesn’t mean that this style of taking pictures is recent. In fact, selfies have …

George Harrison

10 best plant apps and flower identification apps for Android

Nature fans don’t have a ton of uses for mobile. After all, mobile phones can’t plant crops, weed gardens, or go on hikes for you. They can be very useful, though. Namely, they’re helpful for identifying plants, tips and tricks on how to grow stuff better, and general information about plants, …

21-year-old woman loses her eyesight after staring at her smartphone game for days

A woman from China has gone partially blind, after spending an entire day playing a game on her smartphone.<p>The 21-year-old, who goes under the …

ISIS Fighters, Having Pledged to Fight or Die, Surrender en Masse

DIBIS, Iraq — The prisoners were taken to a waiting room in groups of four, and were told to stand facing the concrete wall, their noses almost touching it, their hands bound behind their backs.<p>More than a thousand prisoners determined to be Islamic State fighters passed through that room last week …

Islam

Strange and beautiful things under a microscope – in pictures

A competition, now in its 43rd year, dedicated to showcasing the beautiful and bizarre as seen under a light microscope attracted over 2,000 entries from 88 countries. Here’s a selection of the winning and commended images from the 2017 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition

Photography