A global outlook dominated by stress and worry

International | Gallup poll attempts to track the emotional health of people around the world
by Mindy Belz
Posted 4/29/19, 01:19 pm

GLOBAL: The most positive country in the world is Paraguay, and the most negative is Chad, according to a Gallup poll that surveyed 150,000 people in about 140 countries in a bid to track the world’s emotional health. Pollsters found worry and stress up everywhere, and while the United States ranked 39th overall, Americans joined Greeks in being the most stressed populations in the world.

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Chad’s social media ban enters second year

International | The digital blackout aims to silence dissent
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/02/19, 12:40 pm

The Central African country of Chad last week marked one year of an ongoing social media blackout, the longest yet on the continent. The absence of sufficient international pressure likely will allow the shutdown to persist.

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U.S. to collect immigrants’ social media data

International | Plus Kurdistan’s independence vote, women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, and more international news
by Mindy Belz
Posted 9/27/17, 01:07 pm

UNITED STATES: The Department of Homeland Security has published a new regulation calling for collection of social media information on all immigrants, including permanent residents and naturalized citizens.

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