The Editors Guild of India, an Indian powerful body of newspaper editors, has condemned the decision of the southern state of Karnataka's assembly to sentence two journalists to jail for a year for penning "defamatory" articles about a few lawmakers and the Speaker.
Journalists face unprecedented risk as insurgent and criminal groups spread globally, a New York-based media watchdog said Tuesday.
The total number of media workers being killed in 2016 amounts to 156 in 33 countries, the Geneva-based Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) said on Thursday.
On a recent Saturday morning in Beijing, Win Tin, 66, a veteran journalist from Myanmar, was enthralled by a lecture at the Communication University of China on setting up a digital studio, from floor layouts to overhead light temperatures to software.
A U.S. journalist and his Afghan translator, were killed as militants attacked an Afghan army convoy in the southern Helmand province on Sunday, an Afghan military official confirmed early Monday.
Media groups expressed outrage on Wednesday at Philippine president-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement of killing corrupt journalists, warning his comments could incite more murders in a nation already one of the world’s most dangerous for reporters.
The Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), the ruling party of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Friday opened its 7th Congress -- the first WPK congress in 36 years and the first under the leadership of Kim Jong
The Islamist attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo made France the third deadliest country for journalists in 2015, just behind Syria and Iraq, media freedom organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday.
The Philippine government said Tuesday that it is determined to resolve journalist killings following the death of a radio reporter on Saturday and after an international group tagged the country as one of the worst impunity havens due to consistent unresolved murders of journalists.
The recent spate of killings of media practitioners in the Philippines has validated the findings of an international media watchdog that the country is the third most dangerous place for journalists to practice their profession.
Demonstrations went on in New York City on Saturday, five days after 30-year-old black man Jordan Neely was allegedly choked to death by 24-year-old white U.S. marine v
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for a comprehensive cease-fire so as to create a favorable environment for the political process in
Xie Feng, China's new ambassador to the United States, late Tuesday stressed the importance of the relations between the two countries, saying the relationship is "too
Recent bank failures in the U.S. are combining with the Fed's continued rate hikes to cause volatility in the country's financial sector. That's according to leading ec
Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed during armed clashes near a border police station between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran's offici
U.S. President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy failed to reach an agreement on the debt ceiling on Monday, U.S. media reported. Biden said their talks were "
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad cemented his return to the Arab League (AL) Tuesday when leading Middle Eastern power Saudi Arabia, which long supported Syria's oppos
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
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Over one million Chinese tourists visited Thailand since the start of the year, a Thai government spokesperson said in a statement on Sunday.Flights from China to Thail
At least 261 people have died and 650 injured in India's worst rail accident in over two decades, officials said on Saturday, after a three-train collision in the easte
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will begin serving her prison sentence on May 30 for defrauding investors in the failed blood-testing startup once valued at $9 billio
At the recent Arab League Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Syria's President Bashar al-Assad was warmly welcomed back after being cut off from most of the Arab community
Turks will vote on Sunday in one of the most consequential elections in modern Türkiye's 100-year history, with pre-election polls indicating President Recep Tayyip Erd
A federal judge sentenced two Oath Keeper defendants Thursday for their roles in disrupting the certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021.Edward Vallejo was se
Russia said Tuesday it scrambled a Su-27 fighter jet to "prevent violations of the state border" by two U.S. Air Force strategic bombers flying over the Baltic Sea."Rus
At least 270 rockets were fired from Gaza towards southern and central Israel on Wednesday. The vast majority of them fell in depopulated zone or were intercepted by th
A see-off ceremony for the three Shenzhou-16 astronauts set to travel to the China Space Station was held on Tuesday morning at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in north
The man accused of shooting and killing eight people at a Texas mall appeared to have embraced white supremacist and neo-Nazi ideologies, multiple media outlets reporte