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Telegram deleted inactive user channels

Telegram deleted inactive user channels

Telegram deleted all public addresses of channels not used over the year, Founder of the messenger Pavel Durov wrote in his Telegram channel. "In mid-August, we withdrew all public Telegram addresses linked to channels that were …

Religion on Telegram

Religion on Telegram

The media have long been called the "fourth branch of government" and have taken a dominant position in influencing the formation of public opinion. The significance of any rallies, the most authoritative round tables and powerful …

Telegram restors work after failure

Telegram restors work after failure

Telegram Messenger has restored its work after a crash. The failure occurred at about 15.00 Moscow time, users in Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Turkey and the United States experienced difficulties with receiving and sending …

Azerbaijan's AtaBank can be reached through Telegram

Azerbaijan's AtaBank can be reached through Telegram

Azerbaijan's AtaBank OJSC has presented a new communication channel for its clients through Telegram. Now Telegram users can directly contact the bank and get answers to their questions. To do this it’s necessary to write to …

Iranian court bans Telegram Messenger

Iranian court bans Telegram Messenger

A court in Iran has ruled to ban the use of a popular messenger, Telegram, TASS reports citing Irib TV. "Taking into account various complaints over the Telegram app and proceeding from security requirements, the court authorities …

Ali Khamenei quits Telegram

Ali Khamenei quits Telegram

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that he would no longer use the messaging app Telegram. The announcement came as rumours continued that Iran would soon block Telegram, built by Russian tech guru …

Roskomnadzor requests application stores remove Telegram

Roskomnadzor requests application stores remove Telegram

Russia’s media watchdog Roskomnadzor has requested App Store and Google Play remove the Telegram app, the watchdog’s press service said. "Roskomnadzor has demanded Apple and Google remove Telegram’s apps from …

Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Court rules to block Telegram in Russia

Moscow’s Tagansky’s court satisfied the demand of Russia’s telecommunications watchdog and blocked access to the Telegram messenger in Russia over its failure to furnish keys to the Federal Security Service to decrypt user …

Iran lifts restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger

Iran lifts restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger

Iranian authorities have lifted the restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger amid protests which swept through the country, Sputnik reported citing local media. The restrictions were lifted on Saturday evening, the IRNA news …

Iran unblocks access to Telegram

Iran unblocks access to Telegram

Iran’s authorities have fully unblocked access to Telegram messenger following a ban imposed amid anti-government protests, TASS reported on Sunday citing the Fars news agency. Access to Instagram and Telegram social networks has …

Iran says it files charges against Durov

Iran says it files charges against Durov

Iranian prosecutors have filed criminal charges against the CEO of the popular encrypted messaging app Telegram, Pavel Durov, Fox News reported citing ISNA news agency. They allege that the service, which is used to …

Iran says Telegram transfers servers, but CEO denies it

Iran says Telegram transfers servers, but CEO denies it

Iran's communications and information technology minister was quoted Sunday as saying the widely used Telegram messenger service has transferred some of its servers into the country, but the encrypted application's founder swiftly denied …