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Bangladesh Lifts Ban on Facebook

Bangladesh has lifted a ban on Facebook, three weeks after the government banned the social media website, plus messaging services WhatsApp and Viber, citing security reasons. Facebook was available to users in the country Thursday through its mobile application. However, WhatsApp and Viber remained blocked, and it was not clear when they would be available for use again. Telecoms Minister Tarana Halim said the other apps would be unblocked when “there is no security threat.” She also...

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