Project Exile: Chadian blogger finds French asylum

"It is a common local practice. You get offered a high position, a car, and you change sides." Chad's President Idriss Déby once said "a world without a press is like a body without a soul." Yet despite...

Honduran journalist survives two attacks in one day

A Honduran radio journalist known for his outspoken criticism of the government has survived two attacks in a single day. Felix Molina, the host of the pro-democracy program Resistencias, was traveling in...

Photo essay: slavery in the Thai fishing industry

How an AP photographer captured labor abuses in Southeast Asia Most people don't think of slavery as a 21st century problem. But between 2013 and 2015, a group of Associated Press reporters conducted a...

Gulf states struggle amid depressed oil prices

New taxes and cuts to government spending spur economic pain As the Arab Spring swept across the oil-rich Persian Gulf five years ago, the region's monarchies and authoritarian states were able to quell...

Two Afghan radio workers attacked

Two journalists were hospitalized after being attacked by gunmen in northern Afghanistan in the fourth attack on journalists in the country in less than three weeks. Mohammad Ibrahim Hashemi, 22, the news...

Afghanistan arrests 8 in bomb attack on TV staffers

Afghan officials have arrested eight members of the country's militant Haqqani network in connection with a Jan. 20 suicide bombing that killed seven staffers from an Afghan television station in Kabul. The...