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Day: November 12, 2019

Deepfake video shows Johnson endorsing Corbyn
Featured, United Kingdom

Deepfake video shows Johnson endorsing Corbyn

    The first 'deepfake' video of the UK general election has been produced. The convincing footage has been digitally altered to show Boris Johnson endorsing his opponent Jeremy Corbyn. Another video of Corbyn appearing to endorse Johnson was also produced. Experts have warned that deepfakes could dominate future election campaigns. A 'deepfake' video of Prime Minister Boris Johnson appearing to endorse Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for prime minister has been broadcast on UK television. The eerily convincing video, produced by the think tank Future Advocacy for the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Programme, shows Johnson telling voters to back his "worthy opponent" Jeremy Corbyn. Another video showing Corbyn backing Johnson to "continue as our prime mini...
Three performers stabbed on stage in Saudi Arabia
Arab world, Featured

Three performers stabbed on stage in Saudi Arabia

    Three members of a theatre group have been stabbed on stage during a live performance in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, according to reports. Dramatic footage shared on social media appeared to show a man wielding a knife rushing into performers on stage at the King Abdullah Park. A man has been arrested following the knife attack on Monday, state television reported. People were seen running from the scene and the venue reportedly evacuated. The victims were said to be in a stable condition. King Abdullah Park in central Riyadh is one of several venues hosting a two-month long entertainment festival as part of government efforts to open up Saudi society and diversify its economy away from oil. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has eased social restrictions and pr...