Mexican reporter slain outside his home

A Mexican journalist was shot and killed outside his home early April 25 in Mexico's southwestern Guerrero state. Francisco Pacheco Beltrán was returning to his home in the city of Taxco after taking his...

Maldives journalists face charges after protest

The government of the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives  has decided to put on trial two journalists for an opposition television station on charges related to their coverage of an anti-government rally in...

Secular Bangladeshi blogger slain, 6th since 2013

A Bangladeshi blogger and law student was attacked and killed by machete-wielding men on a busy road in the capital Dhaka after a series of blog posts critical of the government and Islam. He is the...

Explainer: Libya’s fractured politics

Three governments means little governance News this week that a new United Nations-backed government had begun to establish itself in Libya has been greeted as a hopeful sign that the country may emerge from...