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US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

US tells China not to interfere with its journalists in Hong Kong

The US on Sunday warned China against interfering with American journalists working in Hong Kong, in an escalating row between the two countries over press freedom and other issues.

North Korean media silent on Kim's whereabouts as speculation on health rages

North Korean media silent on Kim's whereabouts as speculation on health rages

North Korean state media on Wednesday made no mention of leader Kim Jong Un's health or whereabouts, a day after intense international speculation over his health was sparked by media reports ...

Japan PM to declare state of emergency of up to 6 months: media

Japan PM to declare state of emergency of up to 6 months: media

Japan will declare a state of emergency as early as Tuesday in a bid to stop the coronavirus, media reported, with the government preparing a stimulus package to soften the blow on an economy ...

Rights groups condemn 10-year jail term for Vietnam blogger

Rights groups condemn 10-year jail term for Vietnam blogger

The jailing of a Vietnamese blogger for 10 years was condemned by rights groups Tuesday as ‘unacceptable’ and an attack on free speech.

Twitter labels edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump as manipulated media

Twitter labels edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump as manipulated media

Twitter Inc on Sunday used its new ‘manipulated media’ label for the first time on a video clip of US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump.

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

Hundreds of people gathered in Paris on Monday to honour 13 soldiers killed while battling jihadist insurgents in Mali, ahead of a national ceremony to mourn a disaster ...

Philippines marks massacre anniversary with calls for justice

Philippines marks massacre anniversary with calls for justice

Relatives of 58 people slain in the Philippines' worst political massacre held a tearful vigil Saturday to mark a decade since the killings, voicing anger at the slow pace of justice.

Qatari-Ethiopian media co-operation hailed

Qatari-Ethiopian media co-operation hailed

The first TV reporter workshop sponsored by Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority opened here on Tuesday as part of a series of media development initiatives.

Deadly violence rocks Afghanistan as campaign season ends

Deadly violence rocks Afghanistan as campaign season ends

Candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election pushed their messages for the last time Wednesday as campaigning for weekend polls wrapped up amid deadly violence.

South Sudan journalist freed after six weeks in detention

South Sudan journalist freed after six weeks in detention

A prominent South Sudanese journalist said Monday he had been released after almost six weeks in detention without charge, in a case which prompted alarm from rights groups over press freedom.

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Lebanese group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre.

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

A prominent Lebanese daily Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis.