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Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure

A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure

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Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far East last year caused an international outcry....
19:00, 06/27/2019

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt’s reputation. Hussein, an Egyptian journalist working for the Qatar-b...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW — A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with drug dealing after four grams of a synthetic drug called mephedrone were found in his backpack, Moscow police said Friday. Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website...
14:48, 06/07/2019

Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist Russian police on Tuesday abruptly dropped drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who alleged he was framed for his reporting and threatened to stage a mass protest in ...
09:16, 06/11/2019

Russia Detains Journalist on Drug Charges, Rattling Media Community The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
12:48, 06/09/2019

‘He Had Powerful Enemies.’ Russian Journalist Ivan Golunov Has Been Released, But Media in Russia Still Can’t Work Freely Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov made his career writing the news, revealing corruption among Moscow’s elite for the news site Meduza. But he became the subject of headlines himself last week, after he was arrested on trumped-up ch...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Cows Escape Slaughterhouse In Poland After Public Outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
00:48, 05/30/2019

Polish cows escape slaughterhouse after public outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
13:16, 05/29/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
04:16, 06/07/2019

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital: Ifax Police said on Saturday that a Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies reported....
10:00, 06/08/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Workers’ Day, in which dozens of labor activists were also arrested. The pro-refo...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
14:32, 06/08/2019

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist Russia's three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday's editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist....
01:48, 06/10/2019

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
10:32, 08/16/2019

Russia releases first batch of captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose detention in the Far East since last year caused an international outcry....
07:48, 06/27/2019

Russia To Go Ahead With Release Of More Captive Whales Despite Outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite......
15:16, 07/04/2019

Russian newspapers join forces in solidarity with detained journalist Three titles call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov, arrested on suspicion of drug dealingRussia’s three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist.Kommer...
01:32, 06/10/2019

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
20:32, 06/08/2019

Russian journalist investigating corruption gets detained on drug charges The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
01:48, 06/10/2019

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry - state TV Russia has begun releasing a group of almost 100 captive whales into the wild whose detention in Russia's Far East since last year has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
09:00, 06/20/2019

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry: state TV Russia has started releasing a group of captive killer whales whose detention in Russia's Far East has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
06:16, 06/20/2019

First Batch Of Captive Whales, Orcas In Russia Released After Outcry A number of whales and orcas captured to perform in aquariums and held in cramped pens have been released into the wild, but experts warned the mammals may not survive after being held in captivity......
15:32, 06/27/2019

Russia to press ahead with release of captive whales despite outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite anger from environmental groups....
13:48, 07/04/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threats recently....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received recent death threats....
23:48, 06/07/2019

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
23:48, 06/20/2019

Judge places detained Russian journalist under house arrest, a small victory for his supporters Ivan Golunov, who uncovered apparent corruption in the Moscow mayor’s office, is charged with drug possession in a case his backers insist is a setup....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian court orders release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 for spreading false news....
05:32, 05/23/2019

San Francisco police raid journalist over report on death of public defender Confidential document on death of Jeff Adachi was leakedFreelancer Bryan Carmody vows not to identify his sourceA freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco police raided his home and office while keeping him handcuffed ...
15:32, 05/12/2019

‘I am asking for justice:’ Khashoggi’s fiancee urges Congress to put more pressure on Saudi Arabia in the wake of journalist’s killing Seven months after Khashoggi’s killing, his fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, testified before a House panel and urged lawmakers to take action against Saudi leaders....
01:48, 05/17/2019

Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
14:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
10:00, 07/04/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
12:32, 06/12/2019

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the police officers involved....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on drug charges....
09:32, 06/10/2019

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
04:00, 06/21/2019

U.S. Aims a Megaphone at Iranian Public as Part of Pressure Campaign The effort uses social media, YouTube and traditional broadcasters to appeal for opposition to the leadership in Tehran, but many in the country seem dismissive of its effectiveness....
07:32, 07/25/2019

Russia drops charges against journalist Golunov, suspends arresting officers Ivan Golunov has been released from house arrest and charges against him have been dropped. The journalist was wrongly arrested on drug charges by Russian police last week....
09:32, 06/11/2019

Russia Drops Charges Against Investigative Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest...
06:32, 06/05/2019

Public pressure prompts Ohio library to cancel LGBTQ event NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Public opposition that included Ohio’s Republican House speaker has prompted a county library outside Columbus to cancel an LGBTQ program for teens. The Newark Advocate reports the Friday event at the Licking County Library ...
11:48, 06/01/2019

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
08:48, 05/25/2019

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
21:48, 05/25/2019

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
04:32, 05/25/2019

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Two Arab journalists detained for months in Saudi Arabia: media watchdog Saudi Arabia has been holding two Arab journalists for several months, global media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Monday, amid ongoing international scrutiny of the kingdom's human rights record....
21:32, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has entered its second week, after protestors who had filled the city’s streets in record numbers on Sunday re...
22:16, 06/16/2019

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
12:32, 05/25/2019

| Facebook use eroding in US as social media under pressure Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers say....
13:32, 05/28/2019

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called ...
16:48, 07/07/2019

China steel mill boss detained for pollution offences: state media The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated anti-smog restrictions, state media reported on Monday....
17:48, 07/21/2019

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
22:16, 08/04/2019

Russia says don't use tanker attacks to pressure Iran: RIA Russia on Thursday warned against rushing to attribute blame for a suspected attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, and said the incident should not be used to stoke tensions with Tehran, Russia's RIA news agency reported....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
09:16, 05/23/2019

W Series frontrunners felt pressure of media interest in first race Inaugural W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick admitted to feeling extra pressure over the Hockenheim weekend because of the high-profile media interest in the series...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Turkey denies scrapping Russia missile deal after US pressure Turkey has been under pressure from the United States to walk away from a deal with Russia to buy its S-400 air defense system. The US fears that the deal could undermine the NATO military alliance....
05:16, 05/11/2019

Italy’s Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia report Italian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini has bowed to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations an associate sought Russian money for Salvini’s pro-Moscow League party...
13:32, 07/16/2019

Furnishing college dorm rooms is big business thanks to social media pressure The National Retail Federation expects 2019 to have the highest back-to-college spending it’s recorded since it started tracking spending in 2003, with an average of $976.78, up from last year’s $942.17....
13:48, 08/01/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
16:48, 05/24/2019

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i...
14:00, 07/03/2019

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
00:00, 06/21/2019

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors....
09:00, 05/25/2019

Russia's Yandex Resists Pressure to Share Encryption Keys With State Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy after a media report said security services had demanded it hand over its encryption......
02:32, 06/05/2019

What public institution do Americans trust more than any other? Hint: It's not the media Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.       ...
09:32, 07/10/2019

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Robert Mueller makes first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller is scheduled to make the statement at 11 a.m. and will no...
11:00, 05/29/2019

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
07:32, 06/06/2019

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
02:00, 06/16/2019

Special Counsel Mueller to make first public comments on Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday will make his first public comments on his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Justice Department said....
08:32, 05/29/2019

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
09:32, 05/29/2019

Robert Mueller gives first public statement on Trump-Russia investigation – video Special prosecutor says investigators did not have confidence that the US president did not commit a crime. Delivering his first statement on the Trump-Russia investigation, Mueller explained the investigation was bound by the longstanding Department...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Kanye West tells Letterman public 'completely bullied' by media to 'think certain things' Rapper Kanye West blasted the media during his interview with David Letterman that aired on Netflix on Friday night, claiming Americans are "completely bullied" by the press to "think certain things."...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Russia to retaliate against UK media over RT fine The Russian communications regulator has announced plans to "respond in kind" after Ofcom fined the Kremlin-funded television channel RT for biased coverage over the Salisbury attack....
16:16, 08/01/2019

Special counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement on the Russia investigation Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with obstruction of justice was "not an option."        ...
15:48, 05/29/2019

AG Bill Barr tells Fox News public must know if officials 'put their thumb on the scale' in Russia probe In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Attorney General William Barr explained how he is trying to get to the bottom of whether or not “government officials abused their power and put their thumb on the scale” in the earliest days of the Russia pro...
17:48, 05/16/2019

China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger China’s state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong’s latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authori...
08:32, 07/22/2019

Ex-teacher aides accused of verbally abusing students now suing media for making recordings public Two teacher aides who lost their jobs in West Virginia following allegations that they harassed special needs students are suing several media companies that disseminated a secret recording of the alleged verbal abuse....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes his first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
08:48, 05/29/2019

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
09:00, 06/14/2019

Huawei Plans to Triple R&D Staff in Russia by 2025 According to Russian State Media Huawei plans to triple its research and development (R&D) staff in Russia within the next six years, according to a new report from Russian state media outlet Sputnik. The Chinese tech giant, which is currently the largest telecom company in the ...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
12:32, 07/16/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.        ...
20:48, 06/26/2019

Radiation levels rose briefly after deadly incident in northern Russia, official tells state media Authorities in northern Russia detected a brief rise in radiation levels following a deadly explosion at a military training ground in the Arkhangelsk region, state news agency TASS reported Thursday....
12:48, 08/08/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists The two reporters were arrested in Myanmar in late 2017. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims....
02:32, 05/07/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook. A lawyer for Paul Ceglia on Tuesday tweeted ...
14:16, 06/11/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison, freed in a presidential amnesty after a global campaign for their release....
15:48, 05/07/2019

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
04:32, 05/25/2019

Myanmar frees 2 imprisoned Reuters reporters The chief of Yangon's Insein Prison says two Reuters journalists who were imprisoned for breaking the country's Officials Secrets Act have been released....
20:32, 05/06/2019

Iran frees Lebanese IT specialist Zakka A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran since 2015 on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday, after his government secured his release....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Nigerian regional militia frees nearly 900 children used in war Unicef says move is a ‘step in right direction’ for protection of children’s rightsA regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces has freed nearly 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Natio...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Myanmar Frees Jailed Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were jailed after reporting on the Myanmar military’s abuses against the ethnic Rohingya minority, were released as part of a presidential amnesty for more than 6,000 prisoners....
00:00, 05/07/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
08:32, 05/13/2019

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
13:32, 06/04/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
03:16, 06/11/2019

| Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with iffy amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage After more than 16 months in detention, two Reuters journalists convicted for their coverage of the Rohingya crisis were released in an amnesty deal....
10:16, 05/08/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
05:32, 06/18/2019

| Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun Mexican authorities say they have freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call centre in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business....
04:32, 07/04/2019

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal roller coaster that pitted courts against politicians in a country polarized over what to do with the...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Israel frees 2 Syrians after return of soldier's remains Israel has released two Syrian prisoners in what it says is a "goodwill gesture" following the repatriation of the remains of an Israeli soldier who went missing over 35 years ago....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Nigerian pro-government militia frees hundreds of children A regional militia in Nigeria has freed 900 children involved in the fight against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the UN says. UNICEF says children have been among the worst-hit by the decade-long conflict....
10:16, 05/10/2019

Israel frees two prisoners to Syria after Russian mediation Israel released two prisoners on Sunday, sending them back to Syria in what Damascus described as Russian-mediated reciprocation for the repatriation of the body of a long-missing Israeli soldier....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Turkey frees former NASA scientist from prison: ruling Turkey has released Turkish-American, former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from jail with conditions, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing of tensions in Ankara's relations with Washington....
15:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence following accusations of migrant trafficking. Irineo Mújica, director of the nonprofit group Pueblos Sin Fronteras, and fellow activi...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
08:32, 07/09/2019

More major US immigration raids likely despite outcry – report White House ordered Ice agents to identify targets across the US, report says, with focus on workplacesMore major raids aimed at picking up undocumented immigrants are likely soon despite a flood of outrage at a huge operation last week that saw more...
22:48, 08/10/2019

Tutankhamun statue sells for $6M despite Egyptian outcry An Egyptian statue resembling the pharaoh Tutankhamun has been sold for £4.7 million ($5.97 million) at a London auction, despite protests from Cairo that the relic may have been stolen....
12:16, 07/04/2019

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting Maduro online Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolás Maduro’s government...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
13:48, 07/12/2019

Turkish court frees US Consulate worker from house arrest ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has released an employee of the U.S. Consulate from house arrest for health reasons. The court on Tuesday ruled, however, that Nazmi Mete Canturk should continue to be barred from leaving the country pending the ou...
04:48, 06/25/2019

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Nigerian militia frees nearly 900 children used in war on Boko Haram: UNICEF A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
04:48, 05/10/2019

North Korea frees Russian fishing boat: Moscow The vessel was detained more than a week ago after Pyongyang accused the crew of entering its territorial waters. Fifteen Russians and two South Korean nationals were on board....
06:16, 07/28/2019

Nigerian militia frees hundreds of children used in war with Boko Haram ABUJA – A regional militia allied with Nigerian government forces freed on Friday almost 900 children it had used in the war against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said. The move brought the total nu...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Cyprus court frees 5 Israelis, keeps 7 in hotel rape probe A Cyprus court has extended the detention of seven Israeli teenagers out of the 12 who were arrested as suspects in the rape of a 19-year-old British woman...
12:32, 07/26/2019

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
12:32, 05/29/2019

Judge frees ‘dangerous’ sex offender, lets him solicit prostitutes A dangerous sex offender was freed from jail in Australia on Tuesday — with court-mandated permission to solicit prostitutes to stop him re-offending. Edward William Latimer, 61, has convictions for sex crimes dating back to the 1970s and in 20...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees US resident imprisoned for espionage Nizar Zakka, a US permanent resident and Lebanese businessman, said his incarceration in Iran was a case of "kidnapping." Although the US sent well-wishes, it was Lebanon that secured his release....
18:16, 06/11/2019

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Trump's Threat of Tariffs on Mexico Prompts Outcry A day after President Trump threatened across-the-board tariffs on Mexico if it doesn’t stem the flow of migrants into the U.S., business groups and lawmakers expressed opposition and Mexico said it would meet to explore a diplomatic solution....
17:48, 05/31/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, Chief Executive Matt...
02:48, 07/31/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
17:48, 06/17/2019

Tech Trade Show Restores Award to Sex Toy After Outcry CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
18:16, 05/09/2019

Sex Toy Award Is Restored by Trade Show After an Outcry Over Sexism CES, the country’s largest consumer electronics convention, had rescinded an award for innovation for a sex toy for women, provoking accusations of sexism....
08:32, 05/10/2019

Tutankhamen sculpture sold for $6 million despite Egypt's outcry A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamen's head sold for almost $6 million at auction, defying calls from Egyptian authorities for the artifact to be returned to its native country....
05:48, 07/05/2019

Never mind the outcry: Netflix knows ‘The Office’ won’t be this popular forever Andy Bernard, the lovable sad sack played by Ed Helms for several seasons of NBC’s The Office, muses aloud at one point during the super-emotional series finale that he wishes there was a way to know you’re in the good old days “bef...
06:00, 05/02/2019

Outcry as preschool sets up in former Nazi concentration camp Kindergarten to join other businesses operating inside Staro Sajmište, in Belgrade, Serbia, as long-planned Holocaust memorial remains unbuiltThe greying, box-like building that houses the Savsko Obdanište kindergarten has had many uses over the year...
00:49, 08/14/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of ...
00:32, 07/27/2019

Nurse in trousers awarded marathon record after outcry Guinness World Records admits its rule that nurses wear a dress were outdatedAn NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt was void because she wore scrubs rather than a dress has had the decision overturned following a backlash.Guinnes...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Saudi Arabia frees four more women on trial over rights issues: campaigners Saudi authorities have temporarily freed at least four more women facing trial over charges related to human rights work and contacts with foreign journalists and diplomats, other rights campaigners said on Thursday....
12:48, 05/02/2019

Court frees Turkish civil society leader pending verdict A Turkish court has ruled to release a civil society leader from prison but kept prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala remain behind bars pending the outcome of their trial...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. The unexpected move drew gasps in a San Diego courtroom ...
15:00, 06/01/2019

French military frees hostages in Burkina Faso, two commandos killed French commandos rescued four foreign hostages including two French citizens from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France's military said on Friday, adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the night-time operation....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Indonesia Frees Canadian Accused of Using Magical Powers to Abuse Children Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
04:00, 07/12/2019

Myanmar frees Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on Rohingya crisis Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have spent more than a year in jail after being accused of breaching Official Secrets ActTwo Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting of the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims have been pardoned and rele...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Venezuela's Guaidó takes to streets in 'military uprising,' frees López Opposition leader and self-declared president takes to streets, with jailed politician Leopoldo López and a small contingent of heavily armed soldiers early Tuesday, callingfor the military to rise up and oust Nicolás Maduro....
07:00, 04/30/2019

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage....
15:48, 05/23/2019

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
18:16, 07/01/2019

US Border Chief Quits Amid Outcry Over Child Detainees The acting commissioner of the US Customs and Border Protection agency announced his resignation on Tuesday amid a public outcry over alarming detention conditions of migrant children in Texas....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, chief executive Matt ...
13:48, 07/30/2019

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by BP PLC...
19:32, 06/14/2019

Washington: outcry after last four wolves in pack killed by state hunters Environmental groups called deaths of wolves that had killed or wounded cows since 2018 ‘unbelievably tragic’The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunter...
19:16, 08/19/2019

Tutankhamun Relic Sells For $6 Million In London Despite Egyptian Outcry A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
15:16, 07/04/2019

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on hol...
17:00, 08/15/2019

World Cup-winning NZ netballers rewarded with unprecedented payment after outcry Public campaign nets Silver Ferns $25,000 eachSponsors contribute towards bonus fund for playersA public outcry has helped the Silver Ferns receive an unprecedented winning bonus payment of $300,000 following their triumph at the Netball World Cup. N...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the ‘financial activities’ of the US journalistBrazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police ...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
08:32, 05/29/2019

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
01:48, 05/26/2019

Broward sheriff's office frees murder suspect after confusion about charges: reports A suspected killer is on the loose in Florida after he was mistakenly released from jail when the charge against him was upgraded to first-degree murder — allegedly confusing Broward County sheriff's officials....
11:48, 06/03/2019

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
14:48, 06/07/2019

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Turkey frees jailed U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist: wife tells Reuters Turkey has released U.S.-Turkish former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from prison, his wife told Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing in relations with Washington....
13:16, 05/29/2019

Paraguay foreign minister resigns after Brazil energy deal outcry Paraguay's foreign minister and three other officials resigned on Monday amid a growing scandal over the signing of an energy deal with Brazil, a blow to President Mario Abdo who has forged close ties with Brazil, South America's No. 1 economy....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
19:48, 06/06/2019

German national anthem outcry re-inflames East-West divide An eastern German state premier, Bodo Ramelow, says Germany should have a national anthem that all the country can sing along to. For him and others, the Nazi associations linger, and East Germans never got a choice....
10:16, 05/10/2019

After trailer outcry, Sonic the Hedgehog director tells fans to expect “changes” What's to come of November's Sonic the Hedgehog film? We thought we knew based on a very odd-looking trailer, but Thursday's news may have changed everything. [credit: Paramount / Sega ...
00:48, 05/03/2019

'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and childrenPro-democracy activists and lawmakers in Hong Kong have accused the police of standing by as men dressed in white attacked ...
21:32, 07/21/2019

#KimOhNo: Kim Kardashian West renames Kimono brand amid outcry The reality TV star had faced widespread criticism from those accusing her of disrespecting Japanese culture: ‘our traditional garment is not spandex’Days after announcing the launch of her new shapewear line, Kim Kardashian West said that she will b...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent justice in a child-rape case that has sparked national outrage....
03:01, 07/06/2019

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful...
14:16, 06/07/2019

Acting head of CBP resigns amid outcry over conditions for migrant children John Sanders said he would step down on 5 July, shortly after reports of poor conditions at a Texas facilityThe acting head of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in...
06:16, 06/26/2019

| WATCH | Outcry as Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail, FBI investigates US financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting trial on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, was found dead in his prison cell Saturday from an apparent suicide....
15:00, 08/12/2019

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Cypriot Justice Minister Nicolaou resigns amid outcry over serial killings Cyprus' justice minister, Ionas Nicolaou, resigned Thursday amid public backlash over law enforcement's handling of an investigation into the slayings of five migrant women and two children....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Amid outcry over Yemen war, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load weapons at a northern French port on Friday set sail without them and headed for Spain, a day after a rights group tried to block the cargo on humanitarian grounds....
09:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving amid child detentions outcry The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on Tuesday, a move that coincides with an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant chil...
17:16, 06/25/2019

Australian police raids on national broadcaster, News Corp prompt outcry Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid on a media outlet in two days, prompting complaints that the "outrageous" raids hindered media freedom....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Sri Lankan army defends rehiring major amid outcry from rights groups Sri Lanka's army on Thursday defended its decision to reinstate an intelligence official arrested in 2017 on suspicion he attacked journalists, saying he is the right person to investigate the Easter bombings claimed by Islamic State....
09:32, 05/16/2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized...
01:32, 07/18/2019

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
09:48, 06/22/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the State Department said on Friday....
07:00, 05/10/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
17:16, 05/28/2019

| Myanmar frees reporters| New Zealand prayers for Ramadaan: WATCH the top World news videos for today Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty | New Zealand: Ramadaan prayers at Linwood mosque; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
04:32, 05/07/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of poisoning North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
00:16, 05/03/2019

Malaysia frees Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader's half-brother A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in a Malaysian prison on suspicion of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was freed on Friday, her lawyer said....
04:16, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden reverses stance on Hyde Amendment, announces opposition amid 2020 outcry Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reversed his stance on the Hyde amendment, Thursday, saying he "can no longer support an amendment that makes" a woman's right to an abortion "dependent on someone's ZIP code." ...
22:32, 06/06/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
16:48, 07/08/2019

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct on the part of the prosecution....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms NEW YORK (AP) — Book publisher drops ex-prosecutor involved in Central Park Five rape case following renewed outcry, rep confirms ....
13:00, 06/07/2019

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
10:48, 07/12/2019

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
21:48, 07/03/2019

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
09:32, 07/01/2019

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
12:32, 07/12/2019

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
10:48, 06/12/2019

Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square Thirty years after the Chinese government crushed a student-led demonstration for democratic reform and against government corruption, a former AP photographer says the country needs to move forward and “come clean on what happened.” (May...
20:16, 05/24/2019

How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With Journalist Celeste Headlee We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the ...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Turkish journalist beaten after TV appearance Yavuz Selim Demirag has been an outspoken critic of President Erdogan. He was set on by assailants with baseball bats in what journalists say is a sign of shrinking press freedom....
18:00, 05/11/2019

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
16:32, 06/08/2019

"Will Go To Court If Ram Rahim Given Parole": Son Of Murdered Journalist The son of the murdered journalist on Tuesday said he will go to court if the Haryana government grants parole to self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh....
10:00, 06/25/2019

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his char...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
09:32, 06/08/2019

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief Willi...
18:16, 05/24/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
16:00, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
15:32, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, 7th since December MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead at her home. The shooting is the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession....
09:32, 06/12/2019

Tanzania says does not know whether missing journalist is dead or alive Tanzania does not know whether a missing journalist who disappeared two years ago while investigating a series of murders of police and ruling party officials is dead or alive, the country's foreign minister was quoted on Thursday as saying....
06:48, 07/11/2019

'The world still has not done anything,' says slain Saudi journalist's fiancee Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist murdered at a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey last year, said on Thursday she could not believe that no one has yet faced serious consequences for the crime....
14:16, 05/16/2019

Turkish opposition journalist hospitalized following attack ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government and its nationalist allies has been hospitalized after being attacked outside his home. The Yenicag newspaper says Saturday that columnist Yavuz Selim De...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Journalist’s fiancée reveals his last texts to her before he vanished The fiancée of a missing California automotive journalist says he texted her about his treacherous journey test-driving a motorcycle in the mountains before he vanished, according to a report. David “Davey” Johnson, 44, was last heard fro...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Automotive journalist disappears on motorcycle trip Davey Johnson rode a black Honda CB100R on Highway 108, which police found parked with his helmet and gloves Saturday at Big Bar River Access on the North Fork of Mokelumne River off Route 49 in California....
13:32, 06/10/2019

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
02:48, 06/11/2019

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
12:00, 07/05/2019

DW journalist briefly arrested at Moscow protest DW's Sergey Dik was detained while covering an opposition rally in Moscow, despite telling officers he was a journalist. When he presented his press accreditation to police, he was told it was "some worthless document."...
06:16, 07/28/2019

Afghan women cry for help after journalist Mina Mangal's killing The recent murder of a prominent female journalist has once again shown how precarious life is for women in Afghanistan. There's little hope of the situation improving anytime soon....
10:48, 05/14/2019

Four arrested in probe of slain journalist Lyra Mckee LONDON — Police investigating the killing of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead by paramilitary gunfire in Northern Ireland last month, have made four arrests. The Police Service of Northern Ireland says males aged 15, 18, 38 and 51 were arrest...
05:32, 05/09/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at protest over journalist’s arrest MOSCOW – Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
06:48, 06/12/2019

"Jamal Would Have Been Disappointed... ": Killed Saudi Journalist's Fiance The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi criticized the U.S. response to his killing on Wednesday, saying that the Trump administration has failed to uphold American values by allowing......
01:32, 05/16/2019

Egypt court orders the release of Al Jazeera journalist An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of a news producer for Qatar's Al Jazeera television network held in pretrial detention for more than two years, his lawyer and a judicial source said....
11:48, 05/23/2019

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody...
06:16, 06/08/2019

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
09:32, 06/11/2019

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Gunmen kill female ex-Afghan journalist in Kabul Gunmen shot dead a former television journalist and adviser to the Afghan parliament in Kabul on Saturday, underlining threats to women and drawing widespread condemnation....
12:32, 05/11/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
11:48, 06/09/2019

Journalist vindicated after 18-year battle to expose R. Kelly In 2000, music critic Jim DeRogatis received a fax at the Chicago Sun-Times: “Dear Mr. DeRogatis,” it began. “You wrote about R. Kelly a couple of weeks ago…Robert’s problem — and it’s a thing that goes back many years — is young girls.” While ...
13:00, 06/01/2019

International group asks Pakistan to release journalist ISLAMABAD (AP) — An international organization that advocates for the rights of journalists has urged Pakistan to immediately release a reporter who was arrested for his coverage of this week’s violent clash between minority Pashtuns and troops...
23:32, 05/28/2019

"Conspiracy To Kill Me," Says Tej Pratap Yadav After Journalist Is Beaten Bihar politician Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap has denied that his security guards thrashed a video journalist in Patna on Sunday as voting in the Lok Sabha election entered its final day. He called it......
02:48, 05/19/2019

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on to support the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund....
01:16, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
05:48, 06/12/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
18:48, 07/12/2019

Tanzanian police arrest prominent investigative journalist Tanzanian police have arrested a prominent investigative journalist, a senior official told Reuters on Tuesday, sparking calls for answers from authorities about the safety of journalists in the East African country....
01:48, 07/30/2019

UP Journalist Claims He Was Abused By Railway Cops For "Exposing" Them Amit Sharma, the Uttar Pradesh journalist who was brutally beaten up on a video on Tuesday, has today claimed that he was targeted by Railway personnel for "exposing" their illegal activity....
16:32, 06/14/2019

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped journalist was rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home, Mexican officials and the journalist said Thursday....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Attorney for journalist attacked by Antifa says she plans to 'sue everybody' the law permits The attorney for Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist who was attacked by Antifa during a protest in Portland on Saturday, said she plans to hold the city government responsible for his beating....
12:48, 07/02/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that critics say are designed...
01:16, 07/09/2019

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
14:00, 07/10/2019

Slain Canadian-Somali journalist Nalayeh a trailblazer As bombings and attacks rocked the conflict-stricken country of Somalia in recent years, Canadian-Somali journalist Hodan Nalayeh found her passion in life: Showcasing the hidden beauty of her homeland and its people...
15:00, 07/13/2019

4 Railway Policemen Charged For Thrashing Journalist In Shamli, UP Four railway policemen, including a station house officer, were booked for allegedly beating up a journalist in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Thursday....
02:16, 06/13/2019

Prominent Russian journalist and critic of Putin dies at 59 MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent Russian journalist whose TV reports changed between acclaiming President Vladimir Putin to scathing criticism has died. He was 59. The Govorit Moskva radio station said on Friday that its editor-in-chief, Sergei Dorenko, die...
04:16, 05/10/2019

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
10:48, 06/12/2019

David Johnson, automotive journalist, found dead at 43 Johnson's body was discovered in the Mokelumne River in California on Thursday by searchers from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department. He went missing on June 5....
14:00, 06/21/2019

More Than 1,000 Detained in Moscow Protest Thousands of demonstrators protested the exclusion of opposition candidates from Moscow government elections, a sign of growing public discontent as President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings decline....
13:16, 07/27/2019

Protests continue after Russian journalist released pending trial Supporters of Ivan Golunov want investigation into officers who arrested and beat himFriends and colleagues of a Russian journalist arrested on drug charges have vowed to keep up pressure on the government after he was released from custody late on S...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Mexican journalist killed in Veracruz, 10th murdered in 2019 A journalist in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz has been shot dead just days before he was scheduled to testify before state authorities about threats of violence against him...
21:16, 08/03/2019

Jamal Khashoggi warned Moroccan journalist before his arrest, says wife Exclusive: Wife of jailed Taoufik Bouachrine says murdered Saudi critic thought her husband was in dangerThe wife of a prominent Moroccan newspaper editor and critic of Saudi Arabia has described how the murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khasho...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
03:00, 06/28/2019

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
11:00, 06/28/2019

Mexico: Journalist shot dead in Playa del Carmen resort A crime reporter has been killed in the Mexican resort town of Playa del Carmen, the fifth journalist slain in the country so far this year. He had been under official government protection....
19:32, 05/16/2019

Journalist Files Complaint Against Salman Khan For Assault: Lawyer A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others, a lawyer said here on......
21:32, 06/25/2019

Journalist Arrested In Midnight Raid For 3 Decade Old Terror Case In J&K Police arrested the publisher of one of the most widely read newspapers in Indian-controlled Kashmir in a midnight raid over a decades-old case, the police and his brother said on Tuesday,......
10:00, 06/25/2019

Fiancee of slain Saudi journalist urges UN action in killing The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has taken her campaign for justice over his grisly slaying to the UN’s top human rights body, urging the UN to take “the next step” following a blistering report from an independent investigator...
09:16, 06/25/2019

Judith Krantz dies: Best-selling author and journalist was 91 years old Judith Krantz, whose novels have more than 80 million copies in print, has died. She passed away from natural causes on June 22 in her Bel Air, California home at age 91. Krantz was born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City, the eldest ...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Four men arrested under terror laws over shooting of journalist Lyra McKee Four men have been arrested by detectives who are investigating the death of Lyra McKee, who was shot in the head while watching riots on Londonderry's Creggan estate last month....
09:16, 05/09/2019

San Francisco Journalist Vows to Take Legal Action After Police Raid The journalist wants back his laptops, phones and hard drives, which were seized during a search for information about who leaked a police report about a city official’s death....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Journalist Charged For Alleged Objectionable Post Against Yogi Adityanath A journalist has been charged for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said....
09:32, 06/08/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov 'beaten by police in custody' Doctor says investigative reporter may have suffered concussion and broken ribsA Russian investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug charges has been severely beaten in custody, his lawyer has said.A doctor who inspected Ivan Golunov said...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Police investigating Northern Ireland journalist killing arrest four Police investigating last month's murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland arrested four people in Londonderry on Thursday under terrorist legislation, authorities said....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emerg...
09:32, 06/08/2019

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
02:48, 06/04/2019

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, the Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the country’s justice ministry to reveal whether there are any investigations into the US journalist Glenn Gre...
16:16, 07/16/2019

Magistrate Records Statement In Woman Journalist Assault Case A woman journalist who has lodged a police complaint against BJD MP Anubhav Mohanty for allegedly harassing and assaulting her on Tuesday recorded her statements before a magistrate....
23:16, 07/16/2019

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
05:00, 07/17/2019

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within political circles in Malta, police confirmed to CNN....
05:48, 07/17/2019

Malta failing on rule of law after journalist's murder: draft report The failure of Maltese authorities to identify the masterminds behind the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia raises questions about the rule of law in Malta, according to Europe's chief human rights watchdog....
15:32, 05/27/2019

'Don't patronise me!' - Konta hits back at journalist after Wimbledon exit "Johanna Konta\u0027s often tetchy relationship with Britain\u0027s tennis media corps turned sour again as she accused them of \"picking on me\" after her quarter-final loss to Czech Barbora Strycova at Wimbledon on Tuesday."...
18:16, 07/09/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that her lawyer described as "polit...
19:16, 07/08/2019

A journalist's wrecked MacBook keyboard tells a terrible story Many stories have emerged of Apple's entirely unreliable new keyboard. One man, though, posts a picture of his and it's truly painful. Coincidentally, Apple is now rumored to be killing this butterfly forever....
11:00, 07/07/2019

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Turkish court acquits journalist Mehmet Altan: Anadolu Turkey's high court ruled to acquit journalist Mehmet Altan of alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, who Ankara accuses of orchestrating a 2016 coup attempt, Anadolu news agency reported on Friday....
08:16, 07/05/2019

Jodi Rudoren, Veteran Times Journalist, Will Lead The Forward Ms. Rudoren, a former Jerusalem bureau chief, was named the next editor in chief of the 122-year-old Jewish publication, which recently received a $500,000 donation from Craig Newmark....
13:32, 07/23/2019

Gambian army officer admits killing journalist, migrants A Gambian army officer has testified that he and two colleagues shot dead journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004 on orders from then- President Yahya Jammeh, providing the first direct account of the previously unexplained killing....
13:48, 07/23/2019

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
12:16, 05/23/2019

Former journalist Bill Goodman to emcee Fancy Farm picnic FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the tradition...
11:00, 06/01/2019

I was a ladder-climbing journalist. Now I’m a childless househusband – and I love it | Lee Suckling Maintaining two high-pressure jobs in one household was exhausting. We were tired and grumpy all the time. Something had to changeI didn’t squish myself on the train with other commuters to make the 07:18 to the city this morning. I don’t have a Skyp...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Arrest of Tanzanian journalist sparks fears over press safety President accused of media crackdown after police detain Erick Kabendera Tanzanian police have arrested a prominent investigative journalist, a senior official said, sparking calls for answers from authorities about the safety of journalists.Erick Ka...
02:48, 07/30/2019

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
06:00, 05/27/2019

Trump Gets Extremely Frustrated by 'Wise Guy' Journalist Asking Him Actual Questions President Trump sat down with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos earlier this week for a rare exclusive on-camera interview with a network that is not Fox News. Based on the snippets the network has released so far, the interview seemed to go about as well ...
11:32, 06/14/2019

Turkish journalist critical of Erdogan government attacked outside home The Yenicag newspaper said columnist Yavuz Selim Demirag was beaten up by about five or six people with baseball bats after appearing on a TV show Friday....
22:16, 05/11/2019

Former Journalist And Cultural Advisor To Afghan Parliament Shot Dead A former journalist who worked for the Afghan parliament was shot and killed in Kabul on Saturday, an official said, in the latest brazen attack to rock Afghanistan's capital....
20:16, 05/11/2019

Putin fires top police officers involved in journalist’s arrest MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime. ...
06:16, 06/13/2019

Cops Raid Home Of US Journalist Who Refused To Reveal His Source Bryan Carmody, a freelance reporter in San Francisco, awoke Friday to the sounds of someone trying to break into his house. About 10 officers from the San Francisco Police Department were bashing the......
20:16, 05/11/2019

Putin fires police generals over discredited case against journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day, the Kremlin said....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Russian newspapers put up rare, united front following journalist's arrest Three Russian newspapers used their front pages in a unique cry for press freedom Monday after a journalist known for his extensive career investigating corruption was detained on drug charges and allegedly tortured by police....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Ivan Golunov: Russian police drop charges against journalist Anti-corruption reporter will not face drugs charges because of lack of evidenceRussian police have dropped all charges of drug dealing against Ivan Golunov, an investigative reporter whose arrest caused a major public outcry.Vladimir Kolokoltsev, th...
07:48, 06/11/2019

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
09:00, 06/13/2019

Jemele Hill, journalist and former ESPN host, has a book deal Jemele Hill, the ESPN host who departed the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal.       ...
11:48, 08/06/2019

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
05:16, 06/11/2019

Afghan journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Kabul Former TV presenter was a cultural adviser for lower house of parliamentAn Afghan journalist and adviser to the country’s parliament has been shot dead in Kabul.Mena Mangal, a cultural adviser for the lower house of parliament and former TV presenter...
08:32, 05/11/2019

Afghan official says female journalist shot dead in capital An Afghan official says that unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a former female journalist and an adviser to the country’s parliament in the capital Kabul...
06:48, 05/11/2019

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested for tweet NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom. Prashan...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Putin fires police officers involved in journalist's case Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime....
04:48, 06/13/2019

Turkey denies torture claims by journalist Deniz Yücel Turkey's Foreign Ministry has denied claims that the German-Turkish journalist was tortured in prison near Istanbul. It has also rejected a warning from Germany that Turkey should stick to the UN anti-torture convention....
12:32, 05/12/2019

Journalist Arrested For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath Walks Out Of Jail Journalist Prashant Kanojia was released from Lucknow jail this evening -- five days after he was arrested for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by a tweet....
08:16, 06/12/2019

Mexico president vows justice in slain journalist case President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that the killings of journalists in Mexico will not go unpunished and he told the son of a slain reporter that he has arranged for him to meet with federal Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero....
20:48, 05/02/2019

Release Order For Journalist Prashant Kanojia Sent To Lucknow Jail The release order for journalist Prashant Kanojia was sent to Lucknow jail today by the Chief Judicial Magistrate in Lucknow, a day after the Supreme Court ordered his immediate release. Chief......
08:16, 06/12/2019

Brazil's top court prevents investigation into US journalist Glenn Greenwald Brazil's top court has blocked the Bolsonaro government from investigating US journalist Glenn Greenwald. In the last two months, Greenwald has published a series of damning articles about Brazil's justice minister....
05:48, 08/10/2019

Prominent journalist Mena Mangal shot dead in Afghanistan Unidentified attackers fatally shot a prominent female journalist in Afghanistan. Two men on a motorcycle approached Mena Mangal on Saturday morning while she was waiting for a car on her way to work, witnesses told US broadcaster RFE/RL. A gunman al...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka Arrests Journalist Covering Easter Attacks Over "Trespass" Sri Lankan police arrested a Reuters news agency journalist Thursday while he was covering the aftermath of Easter bombings and remanded him in custody for two weeks on a charge of trespassing,......
15:00, 05/02/2019

Mexican journalist shot and killed in violent Guerrero state A Mexican reporter in Guerrero state who also served as a municipal official was shot and killed on Friday in a beachside resort, authorities said, the second journalist from the state murdered in less than a week as Mexico's endemic bloodletting rea...
01:48, 08/03/2019

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
08:32, 07/16/2019

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Ju...
21:32, 06/12/2019

The Latest: 4 detained in hip-hop shooting released SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a series of arrests connected to a South Florida hip-hop festival (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Police say four men detained after a shooting tied to a Miami-area hip-hop festival have been released. Miami-...
17:16, 05/13/2019

UN official says over 100,000 detained and missing in Syria Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the 8-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday...
11:48, 08/07/2019

Woman detained after Australian PM egged A 25-year-old woman has been detained by police after she allegedly hit Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with an egg while he was on the campaign trail Tuesday....
12:32, 05/07/2019

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
20:16, 08/07/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authorities said Friday....
14:16, 05/10/2019

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
06:16, 07/17/2019

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro slammed into a vehicle’s windshield. Pima County Sher...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Somalia Attack Claimed by Shabab Kills 10, Including Canadian Journalist At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Rand Paul Offers Actual Journalist a Deranged Journalism Lesson Sen. Rand Paul, alleged “aqua buddha” worshiper and avowed liberty-defender, has some Very Serious Thoughts about journalism, which he helpfully shared with Jeevan Vittal—an actual professional journalist—during a painfully uncomfortable stroll throu...
10:00, 07/19/2019

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public ...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Spanish journalist arrested for trying to sell Assange embassy videos for $3.4M: report A Spanish journalist and an unnamed computer programmer were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to make more $3.4 million by selling videos of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange during his time the Ecuador Embassy in London....
12:48, 05/03/2019

Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
16:00, 05/28/2019

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Horrifying moments as Hong Kong journalist live-streams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train's passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs at the camera and starts hitting the person behind it....
04:16, 07/22/2019

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news site critical of the regime of President Rodrigo ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
09:48, 06/11/2019

Biden condemns violent Antifa assault on conservative journalist Andy Ngo Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out against the violent assault on journalist Andy Ngo. The Democratic presidential candidate “believes violence directed at anyone because of their political opinions is never acceptable, regardless of what thos...
16:48, 07/06/2019

Two Saudi Royal Advisor In Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Trial No-Show Two top Saudi royal advisors have been linked to journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. One has been labeled the "ringleader" but questions are swirling over the absence of the other in the closed-door......
10:16, 04/28/2019

Free Journalist Jailed For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath: Supreme Court Journalist Prashant Kanojia, who wasarrested by the Uttar Pradesh police for "defaming" Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, mustimmediatelybe released, the Supreme Court said on Tuesday. The right to......
00:00, 06/11/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
07:16, 06/08/2019

Journalist Found Dead With 90% Burns In Madhya Pradesh, Murder Alleged A journalist working for a Hindi daily died after sustaining 90 per cent burns in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar on Wednesday. His brother has alleged that he was set on fire by the additional agriculture......
21:16, 06/19/2019

Major Russian newspapers back arrested investigative journalist Golunov "We are Ivan Golunov," declared a number of publications, after reports began to surface that Golunov was beaten in prison. The reporter remains under house arrest....
09:00, 06/10/2019

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental dr...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
14:16, 06/21/2019

India-Based Photo Journalist Arrested For Trespassing During Lanka Blasts An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged unauthorised entry into a school....
19:16, 05/02/2019

Pakistan Leader Attacks Journalist During Live TV Debate. Video Is Viral Masroor Ali Siyal of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party attacked fellow panelist and journalist Imtiaz Khan Faran during a live TV show on Monday night....
07:32, 06/25/2019

Police hunt ex-husband of murdered Afghan journalist Mina Mangal Afghan police have launched a manhunt for the ex-husband of murdered Afghan journalist Mina Mangal. She was shot to death on her way to work by unknown gunmen on Saturday; her parents suspect he is behind the killing....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov hospitalized 2 days after his arrest Ivan Golunov is a Russian investigative journalist who has exposed corruption among Moscow's most powerful business and political elite.        ...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Turkish journalist beaten with baseball bats after anti-Erdogan TV appearance Just hours after criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a television appearance Friday, journalist Yavuz Selim Demirag became the victim of a vicious baseball attack by unknown assailants, his paper said Saturday....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Seattle Times Journalist Suspended After Harassing Writer With Gross Twitter DMs Seattle Times journalist Mike Rosenberg was apparently suspended by the newspaper after he seemingly sent writer Talia Jane an explicit direct message early Sunday morning. Jane alerted the paper to his behavior, and editors subsequently announced th...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Yogi Adityanath "Behaving Foolishly": Rahul Gandhi On Journalist Arrests Congress president Rahul Gandhi today condemned the arrest of three journalists for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and called for their release. The arrests over the......
00:00, 06/11/2019

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
14:16, 06/07/2019

Third Mexican journalist killed in a week amid record murder rate A journalist shot in his own home despite being offered official protection reflects Mexico’s struggle with rising violenceAn investigation has been launched into the death of a reporter in the Mexican state of Veracruz after he became the third jour...
17:48, 08/03/2019

Khashoggi fiancee criticizes Trump’s response to killing of Saudi journalist She said The Post contributing columnist, who always championed the United States, “would have been most disappointed of all to see the U.S. response.”...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
10:00, 06/12/2019

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Canadians detained in China accused of espionage China has charged Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with stealing state secretsThe two Canadian citizens detained in China on espionage allegations have been formally arrested, in a move likely to further chill relations between the two countries.Chi...
09:48, 05/16/2019

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late ...
22:16, 05/21/2019

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on...
02:32, 07/24/2019

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individ...
00:16, 08/09/2019

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
09:32, 04/28/2019

| Nearly 400 detained in record Vietnam gambling bust More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the biggest-ever betting operation run by foreigners....
05:16, 07/29/2019

Vice president of Venezuelan congress detained The vice president of Venezuela's National Assembly, Edgar Zambrano, has been detained and towed to prison in his car. He was apprehended for alleged support of an uprising arranged by opposition leader Juan Guaido....
01:32, 05/09/2019

Huawei's detained finance chief speaks out Huawei's finance chief, detained in Canada since December, has written to the company's 188,000 employees to thank them for support she says has filled her "with power."...
23:16, 05/13/2019

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Ex-ETA leader Josu Ternera detained in France The fugitive former political leader of the Basque separatist organization ETA has been caught in France, the Spanish Interior Ministry confirmed on Thursday....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Two-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Detained While Crossing Border A two-year-old boy from Guatemala has died after being detained with his mother while crossing the border from Mexico into Texas, BuzzFeed reported on Wednesday. The boy was hospitalized in Texas for weeks before his death, Guatemalan consulate offic...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Nearly 1,400 People Detained at Violent Moscow Protest (MOSCOW) — Nearly 1,400 people were detained in a violent police crackdown on an opposition protest in Moscow, a Russian monitoring group said Sunday, adding that was the largest number of detentions at a rally in the Russian capital this decad...
10:16, 07/28/2019

Algerian ex-PM Ahmed Ouyahia detained over corruption Ouyahia is the most senior politician to be detained over graft allegations since mass protests forced President Bouteflika to step down in April. Protesters are calling for an overhaul of Algeria's political system....
12:48, 06/12/2019

Four foreigners detained for militant links in Malaysia Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday....
05:32, 07/09/2019

Argentine pediatrician detained for child pornography Authorities in Argentina say they have detained one of the chief pediatricians at a respected children’s hospital for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography...
15:48, 05/29/2019

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
02:32, 06/17/2019

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm....
07:00, 07/05/2019

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar Gibraltar said on Thursday it had detained the supertanker Grace 1 on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria in what a legal source said may be the first such interception under EU sanctions....
03:48, 07/04/2019

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Brother of Algeria’s ex-president reported detained ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A security official in Algeria says the influential brother of the country’s former longtime president has been detained for questioning. The official on Saturday confirmed Algerian media reports saying Said Bouteflika w...
13:32, 05/04/2019

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
22:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after P...
08:48, 06/11/2019

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the same trio who were initially brought in for question...
12:00, 07/17/2019

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday....
07:48, 06/11/2019

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm P...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the Ho...
00:00, 06/29/2019

Trump says did not raise death of journalist Khashoggi on call with Saudi crown prince U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
07:32, 06/23/2019

French police summon prominent journalist for reporting on corruption in Macron’s government Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been writing about the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup within the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
12:32, 05/22/2019

Murder of Mexican journalist marks third killing in one week, amid spiraling violence Mexican officials said on Saturday they would investigate the murder of a journalist in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was the third reporter to be killed in a week in Mexico as the country grapples with a record murder rate....
22:48, 08/03/2019

Beauty queen, journalist, pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen and cheerleader.        ...
11:48, 07/03/2019

In Sign Of Chinese Influence, Nepal Journalist Probed For Dalai Lama News Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour....
22:00, 05/14/2019

Russian court puts anti-corruption journalist Golunov under house arrest A court in Russia on Saturday put a Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials under house arrest, a Reuters journalist reported from the court....
16:32, 06/08/2019

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
08:00, 07/03/2019

San Francisco politicians champion civil liberties - but back police raid on journalist After authorities seize reporter’s notes, Democratic leaders say they back the raid and decline to address press freedom concernsSan Francisco politicians pride themselves on defending civil liberties in the face of unprecedented attacks by the White...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Body of missing journalist David Gordon Johnson found in California river SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Friday...
20:16, 06/21/2019

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Beauty queen. Journalist. Pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, What Do We Need Men For author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen, cheerleader.       ...
05:48, 07/03/2019

Putin ally calls drugs case against Russian journalist 'very bad story': Ifax Valentina Matviyenko, the speaker of Russia's upper house of parliament, on Tuesday called the case against Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist charged with drug offences, a "very bad story," the Interfax news agency reported....
01:16, 06/11/2019

Russian Investigative Journalist Ivan Golunov Released After Government Drops All Charges (MOSCOW) — Russia’s interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on suspicion of drug dealing have been dropped. Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said in a statement on Tuesday that the accusations against ...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Bodyguard for CNN’s April Ryan charged with assault for forcibly removing journalist from event Pot, meet kettle. CNN political analyst April Ryan — who has repeatedly blasted President Trump for attacking and vilifying the press — got her bodyguard to forcibly remove a journalist from an event she was speaking at in New Jersey, lea...
22:48, 08/19/2019

Trudeau condemns hotel attack that killed 26 including Somali-Canadian journalist "Together, we must create a safer, more peaceful world, where the media freedom so central to healthy democracies and strong societies can flourish," Trudeau said in the statement....
19:00, 07/14/2019

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate i...
17:00, 06/20/2019

In Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a gonzo journalist spins a wild conspiracy theory What really happened to Dag Hammarskjöld? Was the plane crash that killed the United Nations secretary-general and 15 others on the night of September 18, 1961, just as he was on his way negotiate a cease-fire with Belgian-backed Katangese forces in ...
18:00, 08/14/2019

A Somali-Canadian journalist returned to Somalia to tell ‘uplifting’ stories. Then terrorists killed her. Hodan Nalayeh was among 26 people killed when militants stormed a hotel. Her death came as a particular shock to the Somali diaspora, where the YouTube star was seen as a relentless optimist....
13:48, 07/13/2019

Major broadcast networks barely mentioned Antifa violence against journalist: group Major broadcast news shows bypassed the violent Antifa protests that left several injured -- including a conservative writer whom neither ABC, NBC, nor CBS mentioned....
12:16, 07/02/2019

Influencer, celebrity, journalist? Teens are turning to YouTube for news, survey shows A new study from Survey Monkey and Common Sense Media shows teens are consuming most of their news on YouTube, even though they say it's not reliable.       ...
10:07, 08/13/2019

Lyra McKee, Northern Ireland Journalist, Is Killed in ‘Terrorist Incident,’ Police Say The police said that Ms. McKee, who was reporting on unrest in Londonderry, was shot by a militant republican, raising fears of renewed sectarian conflict....
01:00, 04/30/2019

After a storybook romance, Iowa Sen. Zach Wahls and journalist Chloe Angyal are engaged In 2011, Zach Wahls gave a speech defending his family that went viral. Chloe Angyal jokingly asked him to marry her. The rest is, well, history.        ...
16:32, 07/26/2019

Teens chanted ‘murder gang’ while detained for killing AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Three teens charged in the strangling and stabbing of a Maine woman chanted “murder gang” while detained. The Kennebec Journal reports that several Long Creek Youth Development Center workers testified about the chan...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
04:00, 08/16/2019

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car a...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Judge limits transfer of detained immigrants in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge says authorities can’t transfer immigrants from two Southern California detention centers to far-flung facilities if they have lawyers in the area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern Californ...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi, part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Scores from Mexico, Guatemala detained in Mississippi raids The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
21:16, 08/08/2019

Kremlin says it hopes detained U.S. investor Calvey will be freed The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it hoped he would be freed from house arrest and be able to attend an economic forum in St Petersburg later this week....
03:00, 06/03/2019

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
23:48, 08/09/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
03:00, 06/09/2019

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
17:16, 05/20/2019

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
13:32, 06/12/2019

Four detained as enquiry into shooting attack near Congress progresses Officials say at least four people have been detained for the brazen shooting attack near Congress on Thursday that seriously wounded UCR deputy Héctor Olivares and killed La Rioja provincial official Miguel Marcelo Yadón....
09:48, 05/10/2019

4 Jamaican fishermen detained on Coast Guard ships WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Jamaican fishermen were held for nearly a month aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the Caribbean Sea, most of the time chained outside in the blistering sun and through strong storms. That’s according to a lawsuit filed W...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Michel Platini 'detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar' Former Uefa president Michel Platini is detained and questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to news agency Reuters....
02:32, 06/18/2019

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
04:32, 06/16/2019

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
15:48, 08/04/2019

Man detained in probe of German politician's death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party has been released after questioning....
03:16, 06/09/2019

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
01:16, 06/11/2019

A pregnant mother of two detained by ICE is one step closer to deportation Until a few years ago, immigration authorities did not hold pregnant women in detention centers. But President Trump ended that policy.        ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being arrested last week, may have been affected by an "unknown chemical substance," said a spokesman for Navalny, citing a physician....
14:48, 07/28/2019

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters Thursday in Beijing as “very good” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister S...
00:48, 07/04/2019

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny hospitalized after being detained Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been hospitalized with an "acute allergic reaction" after being placed in special detention, according to a spokesperson....
09:16, 07/28/2019

More than 1,000 people detained during opposition election protest in Moscow More than 1,000 of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
16:16, 07/27/2019

Hundreds detained during opposition election protest in Moscow Hundreds of protesters have been arrested by police in the center of Moscow Saturday, in a crackdown on opposition supporters demanding free and fair elections....
11:48, 07/27/2019

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
02:00, 07/04/2019

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
03:16, 07/04/2019

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan More than 100 people detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan amid continuing wave of public discontent over perceived orchestrated handover of power...
10:02, 07/06/2019

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US...
14:00, 07/22/2019

Russian tainted oil suspect detained in Lithuania - TASS Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian investigation into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has been detained in Lithuania, TASS news agency cited a source as saying on Thursday....
08:32, 07/18/2019

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a week of steady escalation....
04:48, 07/14/2019

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
05:16, 07/14/2019

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
18:16, 05/28/2019

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
17:16, 05/28/2019

China says Canadian citizen detained for drug offenses Chinese police have detained a Canadian citizen in relation with a drugs case involving students, China's foreign ministry said on Monday, an incident that comes amid a deep chill in relations between the two countries....
04:16, 07/15/2019

Syrian refugees in Beirut and Istanbul detained and deported Lives put at risk as thousands face forcible return to warzones under air attackCountries neighbouring the still rumbling Syrian war are rounding up hundreds of workers and sending many back to volatile parts of the country, raising fears of mass dep...
03:16, 07/29/2019