CPJ: New York Times reporter barred from leaving Afghanistan
CPJ says denying journalists freedom of movement is nothing more than a form of intimidation at a time Afghanistan needs independent reporting
One shot as U.S. protesters defy curfew over killing of black teenager
Police fired tear gas and arrested seven people for defying the curfew
Taliban writes CPJ, accuses Pakistani journalists of bias
Not for the first time, Pakistan’s military has made independent media coverage of the fighting extremely difficult.
Ebola: American Disease Control Centre issues travel warning to three countries
The CDC described the current outbreak of Ebola as the biggest and most complex.
New Zealand minister offers to resign after evading airport security
Prime Minister expressed his disappointment in the Minister.
Journalists detained, threatened while covering MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine
Pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine should stop threatening and obstructing journalists from reporting on the Malaysia Airlines plane crash, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday.
British cannibal nurse found guilty of trying to meet girl
On an internet profile, the accused listed his interests as “cannibalism, mainly the hunting and preparation of young but sometimes not so young women.”
Merkel calls for ceasefire in Ukraine post Malaysian MH17 crash
It is, of course, important that those responsible are held to account for it.
Airlines avoid Ukrainian airspace after Malaysian airline crash
More than 300 people died in the crash.
Breaking: Malaysia airliner “shot down“ in Ukraine, 295 people killed
The plane is suspected of being hit by rebel fire
Syria’s Al-Assad takes oath of office for third term
Mr. Assad has held power for 14 years, and will remain in office for another seven years.
Gaza death tolls tops 200, day after cease fire fails
Hamas on Tuesday rejected a truce proposed by Egypt.
Top German minister calls U.S. spying “stupidity”
The German government on Thursday ordered the expulsion of a CIA official in Berlin in response to two cases of alleged spying. A top German government minister has called the United States’ spying on Germany “stupidity,” as a parliamentary committee gathered on Thursday to be briefed by intelligence officials about the growing crisis. The Finance […]
Malaysia to deport diplomat accused of attempted rape
New Zealand authorities asked for the return of the diplomat accused of attempting to rape a 21-year-old woman. The Malaysian authorities are working to send a diplomat back to New Zealand where he is accused of attempted rape, a Defence Ministry source said on Friday. “We are completing his medical tests and the foreign ministry […]
Death penalty has no place in 21st century – UN Chief
“Together, we can finally end this cruel and inhumane practice everywhere around the world.” The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has said that death penalty has no place in the 21st century. He called on all states to take concrete steps toward abolishing or stopping this form of punishment. “Together, we can finally end this cruel […]
America alerts citizens on planned terror attack in Abuja
The U.S. wants citizens to maintain extra vigilance in and around the federal capital