Multiple Facebook and Twitter posts claim that former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been invited to be “chief guest” at US President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing-in ceremony. The claim is false; Singh’s office denied receiving any such
A photograph has been shared over a hundred times on Facebook with claims that it shows the arrest of Getachew Assefa, Ethiopia’s fugitive ex-intelligence chief and a leading member of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). This is false; t
An image has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter that purports to show a group of Thai people paying their respects to the dead dog of former Thai King Rama IX alongside a claim that suggests it is a genuine phot
A photo has been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook posts that claim it shows a former Thai beauty pageant winner holding a sign declaring she will refuse to accept any job until Thailand "doesn't have a monarchy". The posts circulated online after
A video showing a body wrapped in a Nigerian flag and carried by military officers through a crowd has been shared thousands of times online, with claims that it documents the funeral of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. This is false; the footage c
A photo showing former Philippine human rights chief Etta Rosales speaking to reporters has been shared several times on Facebook alongside a purported quote by her, in which she says the Islamic State-linked Maute group are “defenceless” and “pi
A former Trump administration official who penned a scathing anti-Trump op-ed and book under the pen name “Anonymous” has made his identity public.
Multiple posts shared repeatedly on Facebook claim the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) were established by former dictator Ferdinand Marcos and Filipino nationalist Jose Rizal. The claim is misleading; the World Bank and the IMF we
A video that shows a former Indonesian fisheries minister giving a speech to a crowd has been viewed almost 1.5 million times in multiple YouTube and Facebook posts that claim she was addressing a protest by students and workers in October 2020. The
A photo that shows the ex-wife of former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra wearing yellow -- a colour associated with the monarchy -- has been shared repeatedly on Facebook in October 2020. The posts, published shortly after large pro-democrac
President Donald Trump’s son Eric posted a photo on social media sites of a mansion he said belongs to Joe Biden, implying the Democratic candidate is corrupt. The posts are misleading; instead of showing Biden’s current residence, the photo depict
An image that appears to show Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Yang Jiechi, a high-ranking Chinese official, holding a framed aerial photograph of the island of Sri Lanka has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts. The
Is it true that the COVID-19 pandemic has ended, that false positives and rapid tests put the rate of infection near zero and that there will be no second wave of infections? No, none of those claims is true. Experts treating and research
A photo has been shared thousands of times in Facebook posts that claim it shows "the very first Islam King of Rakhine State" in Myanmar. The claim is false: the photo shows a former Indian ruler of the princely state of Bundi in northeast India.
A video has been viewed more than two million times in multiple posts on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube alongside a claim it shows Thailand's exiled former prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, giving a public speech about the economic impact of the nov
The post came after a video took off on social media showing Paul having trouble speaking during an appearance on his livestreamed show “Ron Paul Liberty Report.”
A photo has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook which claim it shows former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meeting the Israeli ambassador to “sell out” Pakistan's nuclear secrets in exchange for moving his business to
A photo has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan greeting organised crime fugitive Dawood Ibrahim. The claim is false: the photo has circulated online sinc
A photo collage has been shared repeatedly on Facebook and messaging app LINE alongside a claim that it shows a Thai student activist meeting the American ambassador to Thailand in September 2020 to plan further anti-government protests. The claim is
Has former U.S. President George W. Bush said he supports the Democratic presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris? No, that's not true: While Bush has said he would not support Donald Trump's reelection campaign, he has not endo
Joe Biden asked NSA to disclose the identity of someone named in a redacted report, but this was a standard, lawful procedure.
An image has been shared in multiple Facebook posts that purports to show former Philippine opposition senator Antonio Trillanes holding a card asking for public support if he decides to run for president in 2022. The claim is false; the image has
Spain’s former monarch, Juan Carlos I, is leaving Spain to live in another, unspecified, country amid a financial scandal.
Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton all delivered eulogies at the service at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
The former pizza company executive and presidential candidate was 74.
A judge has ruled that Cohen's First Amendment rights were violated when he was ordered back to prison.
Her young son was found on a boat wearing a life vest.
Did Barack Obama's half brother tweet the former president's Kenyan birth certificate, proving that he was born Kenya? No, that's not true: The purported birth certificate names the Republic of Kenya, which did not exist until 1964, which is t
Did former President Jimmy Carter announce that recent liver surgery found cancer that has spread to other parts of his body? No, this is not a current event: Carter did make such an announcement but it was nearly five years ago, in August of
Quick Take Contrary to social media posts, Kellie Chauvin, the estranged wife of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, is not the sister of Tou Thao, another former officer involved in the events tha
Did President Trump revoke all of Hillary Clinton's privileges as former first lady? No, that is not true. A story has gone viral claiming Donald Trump yanked away any privileges Hillary Clinton would have as the wife of former President Bill
Gowdy: "We have enough going on in our country right now without propagating misinformation."
The Massachusetts senator is the last of the vice president's major rivals for the Democratic nomination to endorse him.
Former President Barack Obama released a video announcing his support of his former Vice President and presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
The Vermont senator made the announcement in a joint livestream appearance with the former vice president.
Are wealthy presidential foundations, including those of the Clintons and Obamas, failing to step up during the COVID-19 pandemic - which has already claimed more than 16,200 lives in the U.S. as of April 9, 2020? That's not necessarily true,
Is COVID-19 caused by 5G technology that is killing people around the world? No, that's not true. A video that went viral of a man claiming to be the former "head of the largest business unit at Vodafone," says that coronavirus is not killing
Richard Kovacevich didn't deny he said this about employees returning to work amid the coronavirus pandemic; however, he did point out some context was left out.
Jimmy Wynn, the slugger who earned his nickname of “The Toy Cannon” during his days with the Houston Astros in the 1960s and ’70s has died.