Vietnam jails two bloggers in crackdown

Two Vietnamese bloggers have been jailed in recent days for publishing articles critical of the country's Communist government. Nguyen Quang Lap, a blogger who covered social and political issues and was...

Jokowi’s challenge

Indonesia’s new president must tackle corruption, poverty. Last month’s inauguration of President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo marked Indonesia’s first peaceful transition of power from one popularly...

Myanmar charges weekly with defamation

Myanmar's government has charged a weekly newspaper with defamation over its publication of an interview with a leader of the opposition National League for Democracy. The Myanmar Herald published an...

Iran may release jailed U.S. journalist ‘soon’

Iran may release a jailed Iranian-American correspondent imprisoned since July and held without charges. Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's Iran correspondent since 2012, is being held in solitary...

‘Climate refugees’ spark hot debate

Status of those forced from home by changing climate unclear Faced with deportation from New Zealand in 2012, a family of four from the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu offered a novel argument as to why they...

Kenya’s safaris suffer as Shabaab scares tourists

Industry suffers as travelers look to Tanzania, South Africa. Lynette Jones has spent the past 18 months planning an October trip to Kenya  with her husband and two cousins. The Australian supply manager is...

Ukrainian coverage flawed, critics say

Global Journalist's Batul Hassan looks at the challenges of reporting in, and about, Ukraine. Biased coverage isn't just limited to Russian state media outlets, analysts...