Rumours that the social network giant, and owner of Instagram and WhatsApp, plans to create its own digital currency have been circulating since last year. Facebook already attempted to get a virtual currency a decade ago but failed. However, this was before the US-based company secured a 2-billion-strong user base.
On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif arrived in Pakistan for bilateral talks amid an escalating crisis between the United States and Iran in the Middle East and ahead of Arab League emergency meetings scheduled for next week following fears of a military conflict in the Persian Gulf.
As people gathered in Downing Street on Friday, the embattled British Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced her resignation as Conservative Party leader, promising to step down on 7 June.
The famous Ladies Pond in the Hampstead Heath Woods area in the north of London is now open to not only those born women, but also to transgender people who identify themselves as women, The Times of Israel reported.
Sheffield Star newspaper reported, citing witnesses, that there could have been a shooting in the area; however, this has been denied by South Yorkshire Police.
Earlier this week the US justice department filed 17 new charges against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is currently serving a jail sentence in the UK for breaching his bail conditions.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Friday that she would resign as the leader of the Conservative Party on June 7 in the wake of disagreements with lawmakers over her Brexit plan.
A blast earlier rocked a mosque in Pakistan, killing two people and injuring 15 others. That explosion happened during Friday prayers at a mosque in Quetta, according to Dunya News.