Citizen journalists report Syria conflict to world

Much of Syria has become a no-go zone for foreign correspondents, leaving locals to fill the void. Malek Blacktoviche was once a Java software programmer in Aleppo, Syria's commercial capital and largest...

Brazilian radio host shot to death

A Brazilian radio host has been slain by a group of gunmen who chased him in his car before shooting him to death in a rural area of eastern Brazil. Luiz Manoel Souza, 48, was traveling in his Volkswagen...

Mogadishu car bomb kills Somali journalist

A car bomb in the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed a broadcast journalist who was the widow of another reporter killed three years earlier in a suicide attack on a café in the same city. Hindiya Haji...

Pakistani reporter slain by gunmen in tribal region

A Pakistani television journalist has been shot and killed by motorcycle gunmen in a tribal region in the country's northwest that has been hit by a wave of attacks on members of the media. Unidentified...

Project Exile: Escaping Syrian torture in France

"If you have your camera hanging on your neck, or in your bag, it's like carrying a gun." When the Arab Spring erupted in Syria in July 2011, Syrians, like other people across the Middle East at the time,...

Myanmar’s moment

An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's transition towards democracy. The poll comes 25 years after the...

An explainer: Colombia’s armed groups

As a peace deal with the FARC nears, pressure is rising on other armed groups Colombia has suffered decades of civil conflicts, claiming more than 220,000 lives since the 1960s. Drug-fueled violence has...

Turkish reporter beaten after public death threat

A prominent Turkish journalist critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government has been hospitalized after being assaulted and beaten outside his home in Istanbul after a columnist for a pro-ruling...

Photo essay: Maguindanao’s mass grave

Nonoy Espina has worked as a journalist in the the Philippines for more than 28 years, covering news ranging from economic issues to insurgencies. Based in Bacolod City, about 300 miles (482 kilometers) south...