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Twitter warns Pakistan rights activists over government criticism

ISLAMABAD Two Pakistani rights activists said on Monday they had been warned by Twitter about objectionable content on the social media network, a move that signals an ongoing push by authorities in the South Asian country to rein in free speech online.

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Exclusive: Chinese women golfers told to pull out of Taiwan event - sources

Chinese players on the elite U.S. professional women's golf tour have pulled out of this week's tournament in Taiwan at the 11th hour, after being told by someone "high up" in China to skip the event, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Saudi Arabia deployed Twitter army against critics: NY Times

WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia deployed an online army to harass dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other critics of the kingdom on Twitter, the New York Times reported on Saturday.