In Cameroon, Facebook has been used both to incite violence and to make threatening posts.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet approved draft legislation on Friday to open the door to more overseas blue-collar workers in sectors grappling with labor shortages, a controversial policy shift in immigration-shy Japan.
Thousands of Google employees and contractors staged brief midday walk-outs on Thursday at offices across Asia, Europe and North America to protest sexism, racism and unchecked executive power in their workplace.
China takes the lead in training governments to adopt censorship policies and tools to curb fake news on the internet.
Sri Lanka was plunged into crisis last Friday when President Maithripala Sirisena ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and swore in ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa, disturbing the country's fragile governing coalition.
At least 6,000 Venezuelans lined up at Peru's northern border on Tuesday in hopes of entering the country before a deadline for acquiring residency, and another 4,000 were due to arrive in the next two days, Peru's ombudsman's office said.
The United States said on Monday it will send over 5,200 troops to help secure the border with Mexico, as President Donald Trump hardens his stance on immigration ahead of Nov. 6 mid-term elections.
An Indonesian aircraft with 189 people on board crashed into the sea on Monday as it tried to circle back to the capital, Jakarta, from where it had taken off minutes earlier.
Agents who took Cesar Sayoc into custody in Plantation, near Fort Lauderdale, also hauled away a white van that was plastered with pro-Trump stickers, the slogan "CNN SUCKS" and images of Democratic figures with red crosshairs over their faces.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, denounced on Friday a US decision to leave an arms control treaty that helped end the Cold War, saying it heralded a new arms race which increased the risk of nuclear conflict.