East Timor leader files suit over contract reporting

The prime minister of East Timor has filed a criminal defamation suit against a newspaper reporter who wrote an article about potential bid-rigging in a government contract. Prime Minister Rui Maria de...

Yemeni journalist killed in sniper attack in Taiz

A Yemeni journalist was fatally shot in the head by a sniper in the southwestern city of Taiz while reporting on the conflict between Houthi rebels and pro-government forces. Ahmed Al-Shaibani, a broadcast...

Filipino radio journalist shot dead in his home

A Filipino radio journalist has been found shot to death in his home on the southern island of Mindanao. Elvis Banggoy Ordaniza, a 49-year-old reporter for a radio station in the town of Pitogo, 520 miles...

China bars ailing journalist from travel

A veteran Chinese journalist who was released from jail in November has been denied permission to leave China for medical reasons despite previously suffering a heart attack. Gao Yu, 71, has been...

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...

Sentence upheld for Azerbaijan journalist

An appeals court in Azerbaijan has upheld a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence for a prominent journalist who had reported on the business interests of President Ilam Aliyev's family. The Baku Court of...