Brazilian journalist slain after receiving threats

A Brazilian journalist who ran a local news website in a small city in the country's central Goiás state was shot and killed outside his home after reportedly receiving death threats. João Miranda do...

Turkey charges three press freedom activists

Two Turkish journalists and an academic are facing up to 14 years in a Turkish prison on charges of disseminating “terrorist propaganda” by guest-editing a pro-Kurdish newspaper. Arrested June 20 were...

Egypt charges journalist union leaders

Prosecutors in Egypt have referred three leaders of the the country's Journalists' Syndicate for trial after they were charged with harboring fugitives and publishing false news related to a police raid on the...

Equatorial Guinea’s extravagant prince

Teodorín Obiang giving a speech as Minister of Agriculture in 2010. (Creative Commons/Embassy of EG) Mansions in Malibu and on Paris's prestigious Avenue Foch. A luxury car collection that includes...

Brazilian radio journalist killed on air

A Brazilian radio announcer known for criticizing local politicians was shot dead by two gunmen while broadcasting a live  program in the town of Camocim, in the northeastern state of Ceara. Gleydson...