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22/11/2017
S and C Asia, INDIA
An Indian soldier shot dead a journalist following a dispute in the country's third high profile media killing in barely three months, police said Wednesday.
22/11/2017
Europe, TURKEY
A Turkish court sentenced the online editor of Turkey's main opposition daily to three years and one month in jail on terror charges, reports said on Tuesday.
22/11/2017
MENA, MAURITANIA
Showing repentance will no longer prevent the death penalty from being applied for blasphemy and apostasy, Mauritania said Friday, as the conservative Muslim nation hardens up its religious laws.
22/11/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
The top US telecom regulator formally unveiled plans Tuesday to roll back "net neutrality" rules adopted in 2015 aimed at treating all online traffic equally.
21/11/2017
Europe, BELARUS
The Belarusian KGB security service said Monday a detained Ukrainian radio journalist spied on Belarus for Kiev and built a "spy ring" consisting of Belarusian nationals.
21/11/2017
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
A Russian law that could require international media outlets to register as "foreign agents" in response to US pressure on the Kremlin-backed RT television is an attack on free speech, Human Rights Watch said.
21/11/2017
Asia-Pacific, CHINA
A Chinese court sentenced prominent human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong to two years in prison for "inciting subversion" on Tuesday, the latest jailing in an intensifying crackdown on rights defenders and activists.
21/11/2017
Americas, UNITED STATES
Charlie Rose, one of America's most respected broadcasters, was suspended Monday after eight women accused him of years of sexual harassment and unwanted advances.

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