Belarus police detain hundreds at women's protest

Approximately 2,000 women took part in the latest protests to demand an end to President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule. Riot police detained hundreds of women as opposition protesters marched through the Belarusian capital Minsk demanding an end to President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule. Approximately 2,000 women took part in the “Sparkly March” on Saturday, wearing shiny accessories […]

‘Hundreds dead’ because of Covid-19 misinformation

At least 800 people died around the world because of coronavirus-related misinformation in the first three months of this year, researchers say. A study published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene says about 5,800 people were admitted to hospital as a result of false information on social media. Many died from drinking […]