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Boeing's updated 737 MAX completes first flight with media onboard

Boeing's updated 737 MAX completes first flight with media onboard

Boeing Co's 737 MAX staged its first post-grounding flight with media on board on Wednesday, as carriers seek to demonstrate to passengers that the redesigned jet is safe after a 20-month safety ban.

Qatar, Ethiopian ministers review ties

Qatar, Ethiopian ministers review ties

HE the Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti met with Ethiopia's Minister of Transport Dagmawit Moges on Thursday, QNA reported.

Belarus withdraws accreditation of several foreign journalists

Belarus withdraws accreditation of several foreign journalists

Belarusian authorities on Saturday withdrew the accreditation of several foreign media journalists, including AFP, ahead of the latest demonstration challenging the results of the presidential election.

Algerian journalist who covered protests handed 3 year jail term

Algerian journalist who covered protests handed 3 year jail term

Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni received a three-year prison term Monday, a lawyer said, in a trial rights groups have called a test of press freedom in a country recently rocked by anti-government protests.

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook rejects call to share revenue with Australian media

Facebook on Monday rejected calls from the Australian government and news companies that it share advertising revenue with the media, suggesting it would rather cut news content from its platform.

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout

Google rejects call for huge Australian media payout

Google has rejected demands it pay hundreds of millions of dollars per year in compensation to Australian news media under a government-imposed revenue sharing deal.

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 ...

Facebook offers $100 mn to help virus-hit news media

Facebook offers $100 mn to help virus-hit news media

Facebook said Monday it was donating $100 million to support news organisations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about the crisis.

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.