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Jul 03, 2017
Explore Wikipedia as a text based adventure thanks to a game created by an Indie developerUsers are presented with information pulled from Wikipedia, and then can feed their wanderlust or thirst for knowledge through simple text commands.
Jun 19, 2017
Presidential Election 2017: How Wikipedia reacted to Ram Nath Kovind being named NDA candidateBihar governor Ram Nath Kovind was named NDA candidate for the Presidential Election. And Wikipedia sprang into action
May 24, 2017
Federal appeals court rules that Wikipedia can legally challenge NSA for mass surveillanceU.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, said the Wikimedia Foundation, which hosts Wikipedia, had a legal right to challenge the government's surveillance programme.
May 10, 2017
Wikipedia has appealed to the constitutional court in Turkey over the website blockadeAccess to Wikipedia has been blocked in Turkey, the government cited a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed a threat to national security.
May 04, 2017
China compiles free online encyclopedia to rival Wikipedia, but public can't edit itChina is compiling a free online encyclopedia to rival Wikipedia, but it will likely only give Beijing's official version of sensitive historical events, and the public won't be able to write or edit it.
May 03, 2017
China has hired 20,000 people to build its own WikipediaCurrently, Wikipedia is available in China but some of its contents are blocked.
May 03, 2017
China to launch own Wikipedia-like portal, avoid foreign influencesChina plans to launch its own online encyclopaedia next year, hoping to build a "cultural Great Wall" that can rival Wikipedia as a go-to information source for Chinese Internet users who Beijing fears are being corrupted by foreign influences.
May 01, 2017
Turkish authorities have blocked Wikipedia, citing administrative measuresAccording to Turkish media, the provisional order would need to be backed by a full court ruling in the next few days.
Apr 29, 2017
Turkey blocks all access to Wikipedia inside the countryTurkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
Apr 25, 2017
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launches platform called Wikitribune to tackle fake newsThe new platform, called Wikitribune, will be free to access and carry no advertising, instead relying on its readers to fund it.