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Philippines: What the future holds under Ferdinand Marcos Jr.'s rule

A series of arrests and crackdowns on media outlets in the weeks before the presidential inauguration of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday foreshadows a continued climate of intolerance for dissent and...

Nobel laureate Ressa vows to fight order to shut Philippine news site

Philippine Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa pledged on Wednesday to fight an order by the corporate regulator to shut down her online news site Rappler, known for its critical reporting of Preside...

What's changed - or stayed the same - since Hong Kong returned to China

Hong Kong returned to China in 1997 after 156 years of British colonial rule. China promised the city wide-ranging freedoms denied to those in mainland China for 50 years, although some say China has ...

Philippines: News site Rappler ordered to shut down

Nobel laureate Maria Ressa confirmed on Wednesday that the Philippine government is pressing forward with an order to shut down Rappler, the news website she co-founded. The site, which gained notor...

Arrest of Indian Muslim journalist sparks widespread outrage

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in India’s capital New Delhi arrested a Muslim journalist Monday evening for allegedly hurting religious sentiments in what many have slammed as the latest example of shrinking...

India: Arrest of Muslim fact-checker raises concerns over press freedom

Authorities in India's capital city of New Delhi on Monday arrested Muslim journalist Mohammed Zubair for a 2018 tweet that allegedly hurt religious sentiments and promoted enmity. Zubair, who i...

Group asks for living wages, labor rights for 2026 World Cup

With this year's World Cup in Qatar clouded by labor and human rights issues, there's a push for the North American cities awarded games for the 2026 tournament to commit to livable wages, equitable h...

Press group: Ukraine journalist, soldier 'coldly executed'

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian photojournalist and a soldier accompanying him appear to have been “coldly executed” during the first weeks of the war in Ukraine as they searched in Russian-occupied ...

Ukraine will need a 'Marshall Plan' for reconstruction — live updates

Microsoft says Russia conducting 'sophisticated and widespread' hacking attack Finland says its military is structured 'precisely' to counter strategies used in Ukraine Kremlin anger...

Fighting a 'battle between democracy and authoritarianism'

As the 2022 Global Media Forum continued at DW's Bonn headquarters on Tuesday, the exiled Russian journalist Mikhail Zygar told the panel "Shaping the Future of Journalism in Wartime" th...

UK govt orders Julian Assange's extradition; appeal planned

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Friday ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face spying charges, a milestone — but not the end — of a decade-long...

British government upholds Julian Assange extradition request

British Home Secretary Priti Patel signed an order on Friday authorizing the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States. He is wanted in the United States on 18 criminal charges, including br...

EU beefs up disinformation code amid Russia fake news fears

LONDON (AP) — The European Union is beefing up its code of practice on disinformation by enlisting more tech companies beyond Google, Twitter and Facebook parent Meta and adding measures to prevent on...

Zimbabwe reporter fined on accreditation for New York Times

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A Zimbabwean court on Tuesday convicted a journalist on charges of breaking the country’s immigration laws by allegedly arranging fake accreditation papers for two corresponden...

China says Bloomberg news assistant in Beijing released

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese news assistant in Beijing for Bloomberg News has been released on bail, the American financial news service reported Tuesday, citing the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C. ...