World leaders urge Egypt to release Al Jazeera staff
Many world leaders show support for Al Jazeera staff to be freed as the TV network marks UNGA with viral campaign for #FreeAJstaff.
Afghan President, Karzai, signs death warrants of five Kabul rapists
The five had been sentenced to death in swift trials earlier this month.
Cuba sends 461 doctors, nurses to help fight Ebola in West Africa
The Ebola virus has killed at least 2,500 people in West Africa.
40 Malaysian victims in Ukraine air crash identified
There were 298 people aboard flight MH17 when it crashed in Ukraine.
Nigerian Govt warns embassies over fraudulent visa agents
The government threatens to send security agents after errant embassies
Paedophile Priest: Pope accepts retirement of culpable cardinal
Sean Brady would be replaced by his 52-year-old deputy, Monsignor Eamon Martin.
Gaza: After journalist killings, potential violations must be investigated
On July 9, a driver for the local agency Media 24, Hamid Shihab, was killed when his car marked as press was hit by an Israeli strike.
Ebola: American doctor treated with Zmapp recovers, discharged from hospital
Mr. Brantly was treated with experimental drug, Zmapp.
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.