Verdict scheduled for next week in Myanmar reporters' trial

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A judge in Myanmar says he will deliver a verdict next Monday in the trial of two Reuters journalists that has become a key test of media freedom in the former military dictator...

Taipei City Government criticized for interference in media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate Association of Taiwan Journalists (ATJ) issued a statement Tuesday, filing a complaint against the Taip...

Cyprus seeks help to defend 2 Turkish Cypriot journalists

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' government is asking the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to help defend two Turkish Cypriot journalists investigated in Turkey over an article deemed...

Chinese infringement on press freedom puts ‘knife on the neck of HK people’: HKJA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With China increasingly tightening its grip on Hong Kong over freedom of the press, Hong Kong Journalists Association warned in its annual report on July 29 the dire situa...

Pakistan frees Norwegian journalist detained last week

GUJRAT, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a Norwegian journalist who was arrested last week during clashes between police and supporters of ex-premier Nawaz Sharif has been freed on bail. ...

EU enlargement commissioner arrives in Macedonia

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The European Union's enlargement commissioner has arrived in Macedonia to formally announce the start of preparations for the Balkan country to open accession talks with the b...

OSCE official defends journalists' glossary in split Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An official with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is defending the creation of a glossary that offers journalists on both sides of ethnically divided Cypr...

Lawyers for ex-Senate aide want to bar 'improper' statements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for a former Senate staffer accused of lying to the FBI during a leaks investigation say they plan to ask a judge to bar President Donald Trump and other federal government o...

US concerned over dismissal of Montenegro state TV chief

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The United States has criticized the dismissal of the head of Montenegro's state TV, a move seen as the result of political pressure in the small Balkan country seeking Eu...

Ukrainian journalist convicted on spying charges in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Russian capital has convicted a Ukrainian journalist of spying and sentenced him to 12 years in prison. Roman Sushchenko, a correspondent Ukrinform, Ukra...

'Dictator' Erdogan magazine cover elicits protests in France

French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned protests against a provocative magazine cover that likened Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to a dictator. "It is utterly unacceptable that p...

Fiji 4 found not guilty of sedition in media freedom case

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A judge in Fiji has found an opinion writer and three newspaper executives not guilty of sedition in a case that has major implications for press freedom in the South Pa...

Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists's arrest

MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian court has ordered a Russian journalist jailed for two months pending investigation on treason charges. Kirill Vyshinskiy, the head of the Ukrainian office o...

Moscow formally protests journalist's arrest in Ukraine

MOSCOW (AP) — Moscow is protesting the arrest of a Russian journalist in Ukraine, and the Council of Europe and other human rights groups have expressed concern. Ukraine's domestic s...

EU's Hahn warns Montenegro after journalist shot and wounded

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A senior European Union official has sharply criticized Montenegro after an investigative journalist was shot, and has warned the issue could hamper the Balkan country's b...