Reporters protest muzzle on Algeria president's 5th term bid

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Police have arrested a handful of journalists during a demonstration by reporters in Algiers to denounce their media outlets' refusal to let them cover demonstrations against P...

EU to help finance Turkish rail line to Bulgaria

ISTANBUL (AP) — A top European Union official says the EU will help finance the construction of a railway line connecting Istanbul to the Bulgarian border with a 275-million-euro ($314 million) grant....

AP Interview: Philippine journalist sees threat to democracy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The head of a Philippine online news site who was arrested by government agents in a libel case accused President Rodrigo Duterte's administration on Thursday of acting like...

Q&A: US envoy's road to Afghan peace littered with obstacles

ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is in a hurry to find a peace deal for Afghanistan that would allow America to bring home its troops after 17 years of war, but the road ahead is littered ...

Judge refuses to unseal criminal charges against Assange

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a request to unseal criminal charges against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange that were mistakenly revealed in another case. In a ...

Top journo who fled Nicaragua says nation's press threatened

MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Nicaragua's most prominent journalists says President Daniel Ortega is working to close any spaces of freedom in the Central American country. Carlos Fernan...

Danish newspaper, chief editor fined for ex-spy boss book

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has fined a major newspaper and its chief editor a total of 150,000 kroner ($22,900) for publishing a book based on interviews with Denmark's former domestic ...

Hong Kong Journalists Association worried about press freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Head of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, Chris Yeung (楊健興), said that his concerns about freedom of the press and freedom of speech are growing, after a meeting with...

Indiana State University group to honor Jamal Khashoggi

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A journalism group at Indiana State University is taking steps to honor alumnus and slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The university's chapter of the S...

China: RSF and coalition of NGOs demand Google abandon Project Dragonfly

TAIPEI (RSF) -- Reporters Without Borders (RSF) as a member of a coalition of 60 NGOs wrote to Google's CEO on Dec. 11 demanding he abandon the development of a censored search engine for the Chin...

Huge pro-government media conglomerate formed in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The owners of a vast majority of Hungary's pro-government media outlets are donating their companies to a foundation, creating a huge right-wing media conglomerate. ...

Justice Department and CNN spar over Acosta's press pass

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is trying to fend off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's White House "hard pass." ...

The Latest: Obama: Character of US 'is on the ballot'

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on former President Barack Obama campaigning for Democrats in Wisconsin in Michigan (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Former President Barack O...

Reporters receiving threats amid heated Brazil election

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's biggest newspaper is asking federal police investigate threats against a journalist who published a report alleging backers of a presidential candidate were bankrolling a fak...

US tops revised competiveness ranking for 1st time since '08

GENEVA (AP) — Organizers of the annual Davos conference ranked the United States first in their ranking of the world's most competitive economies for the first time in a decade Wednesday, saying the N...