Twitter Has Suspended Another 45 Suspected Propaganda Accounts After They Were Flagged By BuzzFeed News
The social media giant is facing serious questions over its efforts to deal with fake propaganda accounts after BuzzFeed News uncovered a network directly connected to the Russia-linked accounts Twitter submitted to Congress.
Russian Government Agrees With Trump That NATO Is “Obsolete”
After his interview with the UK's The Times and Germany's Bild, the president-elect's criticism of Angela Merkel's handling of the refugee crisis was strongly rebuffed by the German government, and senior EU figures said they were "not worried" about his suggestion that more countries would leave the EU.
Hyperpartisan Sites And Facebook Pages Are Publishing False Stories And Conspiracy Theories About Angela Merkel
Top-performing Merkel stories in both English and German are dominated by a string of highly critical, and often misleading, articles and headlines from websites that consistently publish fake news and conspiracy theories.
Angela Merkel Faces Setbacks As Far-Right Party Makes Big Gains In German Elections
Merkel's Christian Democrats party suffered big defeats in two of three regional elections, while anti-immigration party Alternative for Germany won big. The elections were seen as being a test for Merkel's immigration policies.