Company spokesman says the attack had "all the hallmarks of a private company that has been known to work with governments to deliver spyware that has the ability to take over mobile phone operating systems."
Platforms like WhatsApp fuel public manipulation and risk undermining democracy in India.
As the war in Afghanistan winds down, China looks to make Afghanistan a bigger part of its regional ambitions.
As France braces for another wave of potentially violent "yellow vest" protests over the weekend, the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) issued a safety advisory for journalists who want to be on the field in France and Belgium.
Evangelical pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, who was arrested by Turkish authorities in 2016 on charges of espionage and links with terror groups, released by Turkish court.
The Zambian government claims the move is to protect the traditional communications industry while activists fear the decision amounts to an attempt to stifle freedom of communication.
The move has been labelled an attempt to stifle freedom of expression, but the government of President Yoweri Museveni says it needs the revenue so that there is electricity for people to use social media.
At least one person has been killed and 62 wounded after two bombs detonated inside a mosque in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi during Friday prayers, medics and residents say.
The arrest warrants were issued after an investigation including several testimonies led authorities to believe the suspects are linked to the alleged orchestrator of the July 2016 coup attempt Fetullah Gulen.
Vodafone is the largest mobile provider in eastern Ukraine but its fibre optic line was cut. The company says it needs reassurances from the warring parties to repair the damage.
The alert comes just days after a false cellphone alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile terrified residents in Hawaii.
The alert came from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency which later said "No missile threat to Hawaii."
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