Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts in Aftermath of Coup

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook said on Wednesday that it had banned Myanmar’s military and military-controlled state and media entities from its platforms, weeks after the military overthrew the country’s fragile democratic government. The move plunged the social network directly into Myanmar’s post-coup politics — and left little question that it was picking sides in a […]

Disabled Apartment Owners Fear Fire Traps in Aftermath of Grenfell Disaster

LONDON — Like many across England, Sarah Rennie has lost sleep worrying about her building catching fire, especially since inspectors discovered that the high-rise is wrapped in a flammable material similar to the one that fueled the deadly blaze at London’s Grenfell Tower in 2017. But the fear is compounded for Ms. Rennie. She uses […]

In Pictures: Aftermath of the deadly Indonesia earthquake

At least 56 people have been killed after an earthquake struck Indonesia’s West Sulawesi province on Friday, the country’s disaster mitigation agency said on Sunday, the latest in a string of disasters to hit the Southeast Asian country. More than 820 people were injured and about 15,000 fled their homes after the magnitude 6.2 quake. […]