TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 10:17

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure

A Russian investigative journalist who was charged with drug dealing has been freed after a widespread public outcry and media rebellion against the case....

Russia frees detained journalist after public outcry and media pressure

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Russia frees first captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose capture in the Far East last year caused an international outcry....
2019-06-27 22:00

Egypt frees Al-Jazeera journalist detained since 2016 An Egyptian court has ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein, detained since 2016 on allegations of spreading false news and defaming Egypt's reputation....
2019-05-23 18:34

Drug charges against Russian journalist dropped after public outcry Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev announced that the charges against Ivan Golunov were dropped after police found "no proof of his part in a crime."...
2019-06-11 22:51

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police say a prominent investigative journalist is facing charges of drug dealing. Police said on Friday that Ivan Golunov, who works for the independent website Meduza, was detained on Thursday with four grams of methylephedrin...
2019-06-07 12:17

Russia, in rare U-turn after public anger, drops case against journalist Russian police on Tuesday abruptly dropped drugs charges against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare U-turn by the authorities in the face of anger from his supporters who alleged he was framed for his reporting and threatened to stage a mass protest in ...
2019-06-11 17:17

Russia Detains Journalist on Drug Charges, Rattling Media Community The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
2019-06-09 16:00

‘He Had Powerful Enemies.’ Russian Journalist Ivan Golunov Has Been Released, But Media in Russia Still Can’t Work Freely Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov made his career writing the news, revealing corruption among Moscow’s elite for the news site Meduza. But he became the subject of headlines himself last week, after he was arrested on trumped-up ch...
2019-06-12 20:34

Venezuela frees judge, journalist, 20 students: U.N Venezuela has released 22 prisoners including the emblematic cases of judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday....
2019-07-05 14:34

Cows Escape Slaughterhouse In Poland After Public Outcry A herd of free-roaming cows in Poland, whose intended slaughter upset animal-lovers and created a national outcry, have secured a last-minute reprieve....
2019-05-30 09:17

Iran frees detained Lebanese businessman Zakka: Lebanese official A Lebanese businessman detained in Iran since 2015 for alleged anti-state activity left the country on Tuesday, a Lebanese official said, after Beirut secured his release....
2019-06-11 17:17

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offenses which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
2019-06-07 12:17

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
2019-06-08 22:17

Russia releases first batch of captive whales after outcry Russia released two killer whales and six beluga whales back into the wild on Thursday, the first group of almost 100 whales whose detention in the Far East since last year caused an international outcry....
2019-06-27 18:34

Russia To Go Ahead With Release Of More Captive Whales Despite Outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite......
2019-07-05 00:17

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offences, the police said on Friday, but his lawyer and employer said he had been framed....
2019-06-07 14:51

Russian newspapers show solidarity with detained journalist Russia's three major newspapers have put out nearly identical front pages of their Monday's editions in a show of solidarity with a detained journalist....
2019-06-10 10:51

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov taken to hospital Russian authorities charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. The 36-year-old was hospitalized while in police custody....
2019-06-08 17:34

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
2019-08-17 04:00

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital: Ifax Police said on Saturday that a Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences had been taken to hospital, Russian news agencies reported....
2019-06-08 15:34

Russia to press ahead with release of captive whales despite outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite anger from environmental groups....
2019-07-04 20:51

First Batch Of Captive Whales, Orcas In Russia Released After Outcry A number of whales and orcas captured to perform in aquariums and held in cramped pens have been released into the wild, but experts warned the mammals may not survive after being held in captivity......
2019-06-27 20:00

Russia starts freeing captive whales after outcry - state TV Russia has begun releasing a group of almost 100 captive whales into the wild whose detention in Russia's Far East since last year has caused an international outcry, state TV said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 19:01

Russian journalist investigating corruption gets detained on drug charges The detention of a prominent Russian journalist known for investigating corruption has rattled the media community in the country and highlights the pressure faced by news outlets fighting to preserve their independence....
2019-06-10 10:51

Detained Russian journalist Ivan Golunov under house arrest Russian authorities have charged well-known investigative reporter Ivan Golunov with attempt at "large-scale" drug dealing as his colleagues claim a frame-up. He will remain under house arrest for at least two months....
2019-06-09 04:34

Russia to begin freeing captive whales from 'jail' after global outcry Russia is to begin freeing a small group of beluga whales and orcas held in a cramped pen, which some have dubbed "whale jail," in the country's far eastern coast....
2019-06-21 13:17

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offenses The Moscow media outlet that employs investigative reporter Ivan Golunov believes he's been framed. Golunov is known for investigations into graft in Russia's capital, and has reportedly received recent death threats....
2019-06-08 05:51

Russian anti-corruption journalist detained over alleged drug offences The Moscow media outlet that investigative reporter Ivan Golunov works for believes he has been framed. Golunov is known for his investigations into graft in Moscow and reportedly received death threats recently....
2019-06-07 21:17

Judge places detained Russian journalist under house arrest, a small victory for his supporters Ivan Golunov, who uncovered apparent corruption in the Moscow mayor’s office, is charged with drug possession in a case his backers insist is a setup....
2019-06-09 03:51

Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
2019-07-04 19:17

Russia suspends police officers over detention of journalist Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said on Tuesday that an internal inquiry into the detention last week of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was underway and that he had suspended the police officers involved....
2019-06-11 17:17

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
2019-06-13 04:00

China says it detained British Consulate staffer for violating public order A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in the Chinese border city of Shenzhen for violating a law on public order, Beijing acknowledged Wednesday. Simon Cheng was slapped with 15 days of administrative detention for...
2019-08-21 15:34

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insisted Ottawa's efforts to pressure Beijing were working....
2019-07-04 20:00

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
2019-06-11 19:51

Russia drops drug charges against anti-corruption journalist Russian officials dropped charges against a prominent anti-corruption journalist following an outcry from domestic and international media outlets and press freedom advocates....
2019-06-11 22:17

Russian media, celebrities protest against investigative journalist's drug bust Three of Russia's leading newspapers took the unusual step on Monday of publishing identical front page headlines to protest over what they suspect is the framing of an investigative journalist on drug charges....
2019-06-10 14:51

Aunt detained over beating of girl in Russia A seven-year-old has been flown to Moscow for emergency surgery after authorities in the Caucasus found serious injuries on the girl's body. Officials suspect the child's aunt of beating the girl in her care....
2019-07-06 15:51

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
2019-06-21 17:51

Russia drops charges against journalist Golunov, suspends arresting officers Ivan Golunov has been released from house arrest and charges against him have been dropped. The journalist was wrongly arrested on drug charges by Russian police last week....
2019-06-11 19:17

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the constructio...
2019-06-05 14:51

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probably involved in the killing....
2019-08-01 06:51

Russia demands Kosovo release detained Russian U.N. worker: RIA Russia's embassy in Serbia on Tuesday demanded that Kosovo immediately release a detained Russian national working at a United Nations mission in Kosovo, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-05-28 14:34

UN tribunal rules Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors Russian authorities must release the 24 Ukrainian sailors who were captured last year after entering the Kerch Strait, a United Nations maritime tribunal has ruled....
2019-05-26 15:34

Russia must release detained Ukrainian sailors: maritime tribunal Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Crimea and southern Russia, an international maritime tribunal said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 17:34

UN court: Russia must free detained Ukraine ships, sailors A U.N. maritime tribunal has ruled that Russia must release three Ukrainian naval vessels captured by Russia in November and release 24 detained sailors....
2019-05-25 23:00

Hong Kong protests: pressure builds on Carrie Lam as public rejects apology Calls for government leader to stand down after an estimated two million march over unpopular extradition bill Hong Kong’s political crisis has entered its second week, after protesters who had filled the city’s streets in record numbers on Sunday re...
2019-06-17 18:34

'Missing' British Hong Kong consulate employee detained in China for violating 'public order': officials The British consulate employee in Hong Kong that was reported missing after making a business trip to mainland China has been detained for 15 days after he allegedly violated public order, Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday. ...
2019-08-21 22:00

South Sudan's independent media under pressure Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their freedom. Many choose to abandon either the country or their profession....
2019-07-09 16:34

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2019-05-28 21:17

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitution," China's state-run tabloid Global Times reported on Thursday....
2019-08-22 23:00

Michael Knowles on Antifa attack on conservative journalist: Media, politicians largely turning a blind eye A confrontation between far right and left-wing groups in Portland on Saturday resulted in an attack on conservative journalist Andy Ngo, and political commentator Michael Knowles has argued that politicians and media are intentionally ignoring the i...
2019-07-01 17:00

Russia Protests Raise Pressure on Putin Police detained hundreds of people at a protest in the Russian capital demanding fair elections, as a recent wave of public discontent in Russia showed few signs of abating....
2019-08-05 10:34

Russia must free detained Ukrainian ships, sailors, UN court rules The 24 Ukrainian sailors in Russian custody need to be immediately released, a UN maritime court has ruled. Ukraine's president said Moscow could show its readiness to end the Crimea conflict by releasing the sailors....
2019-05-25 22:34

German government urges Russia to release people detained at protest The German government on Monday urged Russia to immediately release people detained at protest in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections, with a spokeswoman saying Germany was "very concerned" about the measures police took....
2019-08-05 13:00

Facebook Use Eroding in US as Social Media Under Pressure: eMarketer Facebook's efforts to crack down on misinformation and sensational content have reduced the time spent at the leading social network eroding, researchers said Tuesday....
2019-05-28 19:34

China steel mill boss detained for pollution offences: state media The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated anti-smog restrictions, state media reported on Monday....
2019-07-22 08:00

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called ...
2019-07-08 01:51

American-born Israeli woman, 25, detained in Russia for 4 months over 9 grams of cannabis A 25-year-old woman with dual American and Israeli citizenship has been behind bars in Russia since April after authorities allegedly found nine grams of cannabis in her luggage while she was traveling....
2019-08-22 09:34

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
2019-05-23 22:17

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow court ruled Friday despite the man’s claims that prison guards had injured him....
2019-08-24 11:34

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2019-08-02 05:17

Chinese state media claim UK consular worker has been detained for soliciting prostitutes. His family say that's a 'joke' The family of a Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for more than two weeks, have described reports that he was detained in China for soliciting prostitutes as a "joke."...
2019-08-23 12:00

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg Steube said....
2019-05-25 00:34

Russia's Gazprom says domestic ratings would lower pressure on banks, rates Gazprom, Russia's top gas producer, believes that using domestic ratings in the Basel III reform, something the central bank opposes, would lower pressure on banks and lending rates, Deputy Chief Executive Famil Sadygov told Reuters....
2019-08-08 16:34

Russia's Yandex resists pressure to share encryption keys with state Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy after a media report said security services had demanded it hand over its encryption keys....
2019-06-04 16:51

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2019-07-04 07:51

Mueller to make 1st public statement on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public statement on the results of his nearly two-year long Russia investigation on Wednesday. That’s according to the Justice Department, which said he would speak at 11 a.m....
2019-05-29 16:34

Mueller To Make 1st Public Statement On Russia Investigation WASHINGTON (AP) – Special counsel Robert Mueller is set to make his first public statement on the Russia investigation Wednesday, the Justice Department said. Mueller will speak at the Justice Department at 11 a.m. and won’t take any ques...
2019-05-29 16:34

Russia's Yandex pushes back against pressure to share encryption keys: Ifax Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy in the process, Interfax news agency reported, after a media report said security services had demanded its encryption keys....
2019-06-04 15:17

UPDATE 1-Russia's Yandex resists pressure to share encryption keys with state Russian Internet giant Yandex said on Tuesday it wanted to abide by the law but not to violate its users' privacy after a media report said security services had demanded it hand over its encryption keys....
2019-06-04 17:17

American Paul Whelan, detained in Russia, asks Trump to intervene, claims he’s victim of ‘political kidnapping’ Paul Whelan, a 49-year-old Michigan man detained in Russia on allegations of spying, asked President Trump for help on Thursday in winning his release....
2019-06-21 16:17

What public institution do Americans trust more than any other? Hint: It's not the media Americans last year still trusted the U.S. military more than any other public institution – as they have for two decades, according to a Gallup Poll.        ...
2019-07-10 18:51

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events around the country....
2019-05-21 19:51

Robert Mueller makes first public statement about Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make his first public comments about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election Wednesday morning, the Department of Justice announced. Mueller is scheduled to make the statement at 11 a.m. and will no...
2019-05-29 17:51

Railways To Hire Public Relations Experts, Woo Social Media Influencers A team of private public relations professionals will soon drive the railways' publicity campaign both at the Union ministry in the national capital as well as in each of its zones, with the national......
2019-06-16 07:00

| Australian police raid public broadcaster amid media crackdown Australian police have raided the headquarters of public broadcaster ABC, the second high-profile raid on journalists in 24 hours in a sharp crackdown on sensitive leaks....
2019-06-06 05:34

Russia Probe Head Robert Mueller To Make First Public Statement Long-silent Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver his first public statement on the Russia meddling investigation on Wednesday, as he faces pressure to testify in Congress on his explosive......
2019-05-29 17:34

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2019-05-29 19:51

Kanye West tells Letterman public 'completely bullied' by media to 'think certain things' Rapper Kanye West blasted the media during his interview with David Letterman that aired on Netflix on Friday night, claiming Americans are "completely bullied" by the press to "think certain things."...
2019-06-01 13:00

Russia to retaliate against UK media over RT fine The Russian communications regulator has announced plans to "respond in kind" after Ofcom fined the Kremlin-funded television channel RT for biased coverage over the Salisbury attack....
2019-08-01 22:00

China's State Media Show Hong Kong Protest Images, Fanning Public Anger China’s state media aired images from the aftermath of Hong Kong’s latest antigovernment protests, a change in tack that appears aimed at fanning public anger against the demonstrations, as Beijing signaled support for a stronger crackdown by authori...
2019-07-23 00:51

Read Robert Mueller's full public remarks on the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation The special counsel gave his first-ever public remarks Wednesday on his two-year investigation into Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election....
2019-05-30 01:34

Russia used social media to influence EU citizens' votes, report says A report from the European Commission on disinformation has said that Russian sources attempted to influence the recent European elections through social media....
2019-06-17 16:17

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2019-05-29 16:34

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds A misinformation campaign by groups linked to Russia tried to depress voter turnout in last month’s parliamentary elections, a European Commission review said....
2019-06-14 16:00

Russia says malfunction led aircraft into unintended area: South Korea media Russia told South Korea that an equipment malfunction led its military aircraft into an unintended area on Tuesday, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported, citing the South Korean presidential office....
2019-07-24 06:17

Huawei Plans to Triple R&D Staff in Russia by 2025 According to Russian State Media Huawei plans to triple its research and development (R&D) staff in Russia within the next six years, according to a new report from Russian state media outlet Sputnik. The Chinese tech giant, which is currently the largest telecom company in the ...
2019-08-16 21:34

Russia’s media oversight agency complains YouTube helping to facilitate protests Russia’s media oversight agency said Sunday that it wanted Google to stop YouTube users from posting information about unsanctioned political protests or the Russian government would feel free to retaliate against the American company....
2019-08-12 01:17

Roger Stone Is Barred From Social Media After Posts Attacking Russia Inquiry Mr. Stone, a longtime informal adviser to President Trump, had long complained about the Russia investigation online even after a judge ordered him to keep quiet....
2019-07-16 23:34

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.        ...
2019-06-27 18:34

Radiation levels rose briefly after deadly incident in northern Russia, official tells state media Authorities in northern Russia detected a brief rise in radiation levels following a deadly explosion at a military training ground in the Arkhangelsk region, state news agency TASS reported Thursday....
2019-08-08 21:34

Nicaragua frees more than 100 political prisoners under new amnesty law Prisoners jailed for their role in anti-government protests were released Monday and Tuesday, including journalists and activistsNicaragua has released more than 100 political prisoners under a new law that frees people arrested amid a year of anti-g...
2019-06-12 04:17

Egypt frees ex-diplomat who called for referendum An Egyptian rights lawyer says a former diplomat who called for a referendum on Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government has been released from jail....
2019-05-25 23:00

Syria frees Canadian man held since last year Canadian Kristian Lee Baxter, detained while travelling in Syria last year, was freed on Friday, the second Westerner released by the Syrian government in two weeks with help from neighbouring Lebanon....
2019-08-09 17:00

Ecuador frees man wanted in US over Facebook scheme QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador has released a New York man and turned down an extradition request from the United States, where he was arrested after falsely claiming he was owed half-ownership of Facebook. A lawyer for Paul Ceglia on Tuesday tweeted ...
2019-06-11 23:17

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
2019-06-18 15:00

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
2019-06-11 21:17

Nicaragua frees political prisoners with suspect amnesty law Nicaragua's government has released 50 people arrested during a year of anti-regime protests. However, the new amnesty law also protects police and supporters of the government who assaulted demonstrators in 2018....
2019-06-11 19:17

| Mexico frees 25 mass kidnapping victims in Cancun Mexican authorities say they have freed 25 people who were kidnapped from a call centre in the resort city of Cancun in a suspected dispute between two partners who own the business....
2019-07-05 00:34

Poland Frees Ex-Official Accused of Spying for China Poland released a local ex-counterintelligence official who had been detained on charges of spying for China, as Polish and Chinese ministers met in an effort to ease tensions between Beijing and one of the U.S.’s closest allies in Europe....
2019-07-09 18:34

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant trafficking...
2019-06-13 02:34

Colombian High Court Frees Ex-Rebel Sought by U.S. Former guerrilla commander Seuxis Hernández was freed from jail on Thursday and preparing to be sworn in as a congressman, capping a weekslong legal roller coaster that pitted courts against politicians in a country polarized over what to do with the...
2019-05-31 06:51

Venezuela frees musician jailed after blasting government Authorities in Venezuela have released from prison a young musician who was jailed six weeks ago after taking to social media to vent her frustration against President Nicolas Maduro’s government...
2019-07-17 03:17

Afghan military frees 84 prisoners from Taliban jail KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan military spokesman says troops have freed 84 prisoners from a Taliban-run facility in the northern Faryab province. Mohammad Anif Rezaye says most of those freed in the operation late Wednesday were Afghan security...
2019-06-06 16:51

| Outcry in Senegal after BBC probe into gas contract Opposition politicians and campaign groups in Senegal have accused the government of secrecy after the BBC reported that a brother of the president had benefited from lucrative dealings in the gas sector....
2019-06-05 02:34

Nizar Zakka: Iran frees US resident imprisoned for espionage Nizar Zakka, a US permanent resident and Lebanese businessman, said his incarceration in Iran was a case of "kidnapping." Although the US sent well-wishes, it was Lebanon that secured his release....
2019-06-12 05:00

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
2019-05-23 04:00

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
2019-07-12 20:17

Judge frees ‘dangerous’ sex offender, lets him solicit prostitutes A dangerous sex offender was freed from jail in Australia on Tuesday — with court-mandated permission to solicit prostitutes to stop him re-offending. Edward William Latimer, 61, has convictions for sex crimes dating back to the 1970s and in 20...
2019-07-09 15:00

Turkey Frees American NASA Scientist Imprisoned for 2 Years The scientist, Serkan Golge, 39, a Turkish-American citizen, was arrested while visiting his family in southern Turkey in 2016. His wife confirmed that he had been released....
2019-05-29 21:51

Tutankhamun statue sells for $6M despite Egyptian outcry An Egyptian statue resembling the pharaoh Tutankhamun has been sold for £4.7 million ($5.97 million) at a London auction, despite protests from Cairo that the relic may have been stolen....
2019-07-05 00:51

Opinion: Action, not outcry will save the Amazon The Amazon rainforest is on fire and it's all Bolsonaro's fault. The world is outraged, but that's not going far enough. The global community will have to pay up to save this vital ecosystem, says DW's Vanessa Fischer....
2019-08-24 09:00

Brazil military court frees soldiers pending killing trial A top Brazilian military court has ordered nine soldiers to be released while they await trial in an April shooting that killed two people in Rio de Janeiro, an incident that caused national outrage....
2019-05-24 03:00

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fueled tensions....
2019-08-24 16:34

Military judge frees Navy SEAL in advance of murder trial _____ SAN DIEGO — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. The unexpected move drew gasps in a San Diego courtroom ...
2019-06-01 21:51

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday conference call with analysts, Chief Executive Matt...
2019-07-31 18:51

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
2019-06-17 23:51

Outcry as preschool sets up in former Nazi concentration camp Kindergarten to join other businesses operating inside Staro Sajmište, in Belgrade, Serbia, as long-planned Holocaust memorial remains unbuiltThe greying, box-like building that houses the Savsko Obdanište kindergarten has had many uses over the year...
2019-08-14 17:51

Tutankhamen sculpture sold for $6 million despite Egypt's outcry A 3,300-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamen's head sold for almost $6 million at auction, defying calls from Egyptian authorities for the artifact to be returned to its native country....
2019-07-05 16:51

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency PARIS (AP) — Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country’s intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories. Secretary-general Christophe Deloire says the wat...
2019-05-24 14:51

WRAPUP 5-Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention had fuelled tensions....
2019-08-24 23:34

Venezuela frees jailed opposition lawmaker ahead of U.N. rights chief's visit Venezuela on Monday freed opposition lawmaker Gilber Caro, who was detained in April in what allies said was a violation of his parliamentary immunity, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter....
2019-06-18 08:34

British court frees Sally Challen, who killed abusive husband with hammer An abused British woman who was sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband with a hammer walked free Friday after a new sentence was handed down....
2019-06-07 23:34

Indonesia Frees Canadian Teacher Convicted of Child Abuse With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
2019-07-12 09:51

Ecuador judge frees Swedish programer close to Assange; probe continues An Ecuadorean judge on Thursday ordered that a Swedish citizen and personal friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be freed, two months after he was detained for alleged participation in a hacking attempt on the government....
2019-06-21 05:34

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the ‘financial activities’ of the US journalistBrazil’s Bar Association, journalists and opposition lawmakers have reacted with outrage to reports that the country’s federal police ...
2019-07-04 00:51

DCCC chief overhauls hiring operation after lawmaker outcry Rep. Cheri Bustos, chair of House Democrats’ campaign arm, is trying to hit the reset button after a tumultuous month — hoping to convince frustrated black and Latino lawmakers that she is taking diversity seriously while maintaining her focus on hol...
2019-08-17 00:34

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud related to two offshore gas blocks developed by BP PLC...
2019-06-15 00:17

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
2019-07-01 20:51

Washington: outcry after last four wolves in pack killed by state hunters Environmental groups called deaths of wolves that had killed or wounded cows since 2018 ‘unbelievably tragic’The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunter...
2019-08-19 22:34

Tutankhamun Relic Sells For $6 Million In London Despite Egyptian Outcry A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian "Boy King" Tutankhamun was auctioned off for $6 million on Thursday in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
2019-07-05 00:17

World Cup-winning NZ netballers rewarded with unprecedented payment after outcry Public campaign nets Silver Ferns $25,000 eachSponsors contribute towards bonus fund for playersA public outcry has helped the Silver Ferns receive an unprecedented winning bonus payment of $300,000 following their triumph at the Netball World Cup. N...
2019-07-25 07:17

| WATCH | Outcry as Jeffrey Epstein found dead in jail, FBI investigates US financier Jeffrey Epstein, awaiting trial on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, was found dead in his prison cell Saturday from an apparent suicide....
2019-08-12 02:51

#KimOhNo: Kim Kardashian West renames Kimono brand amid outcry The reality TV star had faced widespread criticism from those accusing her of disrespecting Japanese culture: ‘our traditional garment is not spandex’Days after announcing the launch of her new shapewear line, Kim Kardashian West said that she will b...
2019-07-02 06:34

Publisher drops Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein after outcry Ex-prosecutor turned novelist has seen her relationship with Dutton ‘terminated’ after the release of When They See UsLinda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful...
2019-06-07 22:51

After Global Outcry, Brazil Sends Army To Put Out Amazon Rainforest Fires President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests......
2019-08-24 08:00

UBS loses role in bond deal for Chinese firm on outcry over pig comment UBS has lost a lead role on a U.S. dollar bond deal for state-backed China Railway Construction Corp, just days after a Chinese outcry over a senior UBS economist's use of "pig" in connection with Chinese food price inflation....
2019-06-17 10:01

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
2019-06-07 08:34

Thousands protest amid outcry over Myanmar child-rape case Thousands of protesters marched to a police office in the north of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Saturday, demanding speedy and transparent justice in a child-rape case that has sparked national outrage....
2019-07-06 10:51

'Where were the police?' Hong Kong outcry after masked thugs launch attack Police accused of doing nothing to stop suspected triads storming train station and beating people including women and childrenPro-democracy activists and lawmakers in Hong Kong have accused the police of standing by as men dressed in white attacked ...
2019-07-22 07:51

Court rejects Kentucky's attempt to shirk legal frees in Kim Davis gay marriage case Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was successfully sued in 2015 for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.        ...
2019-08-24 05:00

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
2019-05-29 18:00

Sports Illustrated's Media Operations Pawned Off To Unproven Start-Up Helmed By Longtime Media Creeps Control of Sports Illustrated’s media operations has changed hands once again, just three weeks after the now former SI owner Meredith Corp sold the magazine’s name and licensing rights to Authentic Brands Group. Per a press release posted by Meredit...
2019-06-18 02:34

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
2019-05-26 09:51

Brazilian minister booed at climate event as outcry grows over Amazon fires Political storm over rainforest devastation as Ricardo Salles attends summit The environment minister of Brazil, where wildfires have been sweeping the Amazon rainforest, was booed at a climate event on Wednesday as celebrities including Leonardo DiC...
2019-08-22 19:34

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally prompts outcry; Omar responds Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and other Democrats united in condemning President Trump on Wednesday night after the crowd at a North Carolina "Make America Great Again" rally broke out in a striking chant of "send her back" while the president criticized...
2019-07-18 12:01

Australian police raids on national broadcaster, News Corp prompt outcry Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid on a media outlet in two days, prompting complaints that the "outrageous" raids hindered media freedom....
2019-06-05 07:00

Outcry after Trump officials reveal sixth migrant child died in US custody Ten-year-old girl from El Salvador died on 29 September ‘due to fever and respiratory distress’ after complications with surgeryThe Trump administration has been forced to reveal that a 10-year-old migrant girl died in its custody more than seven mon...
2019-05-23 21:51

Why media, especially social media, is vital for Jack Hughes Jarrod Moses, the president of United Entertainment Group, and Jack Hughes discuss how media and social media can help grow Hughes' brand.       ...
2019-07-08 20:17

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
2019-06-22 18:51

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
2019-05-29 00:00

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
2019-07-09 04:00

Joe Biden reverses stance on Hyde Amendment, announces opposition amid 2020 outcry Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reversed his stance on the Hyde amendment, Thursday, saying he "can no longer support an amendment that makes" a woman's right to an abortion "dependent on someone's ZIP code." ...
2019-06-07 06:17

Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner. The post Military judge frees Navy SEAL from custody in advance of murder trial in death of Islamic State prisoner appeared fi...
2019-05-31 05:00

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct on the part of the prosecution....
2019-06-01 03:34

'Central Park 5' prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer quits Columbia Law School amid Netflix outcry A new Netflix drama about the wrongful convictions of five teenagers for the 1989 rape of a New York City woman has led to backlash for another city prosecutor....
2019-06-13 19:34

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
2019-08-24 00:00

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
2019-07-12 12:34

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry....
2019-08-25 04:34

Trump poised to hold social media summit without social media companies President Trump's forum on social media may occur without the participation of the tech firms he accuses of squelching speech and sapping his follower growth....
2019-07-04 06:34

FBI: Media 'wrong' on Garlic Festival shooter's white supremacy ideology, despite social media post In an Instagram post just before the shooting, an account believed to be the gunman's urged people to read a book associated with white supremacists.        ...
2019-08-02 00:17

Sport businesses become digital media companies in the digital media revolution Another post by my favorite sports influencer and thought leader, Stephen Bourke. He charts the present and the future of an industry that has enormous impact: sports....
2019-07-01 18:00

Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square Thirty years after the Chinese government crushed a student-led demonstration for democratic reform and against government corruption, a former AP photographer says the country needs to move forward and “come clean on what happened.” (May...
2019-05-25 17:00

Mexican journalist murdered on her doorstep Norma Sarabia had worked as a crime reporter in the state of Tabasco for 15 years. She is the sixth journalist to be killed this year in a country ranked third most dangerous in the world....
2019-06-13 08:34

Journalist released after 15 months in ICE detention A Memphis journalist who was arrested while covering an immigration protest and detained by US immigration officials for more than 15 months has been released, his attorneys said....
2019-07-13 01:34

San Francisco police chief ‘sorry’ for raid on journalist SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief is apologizing for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s former public defender. Chief Willi...
2019-05-25 07:00

Automotive journalist disappears on motorcycle trip Davey Johnson rode a black Honda CB100R on Highway 108, which police found parked with his helmet and gloves Saturday at Big Bar River Access on the North Fork of Mokelumne River off Route 49 in California....
2019-06-10 21:00

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12 23:17

Kremlin says mistakes may have been made over arrest of journalist Comments come as Russia’s leading papers call for inquiry into case of Ivan Golunov The Kremlin has admitted mistakes may have been made by police during the arrest of Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist, on controversial drug-dealing charges, ...
2019-06-10 22:34

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
2019-06-12 21:51

Journalist’s fiancée reveals his last texts to her before he vanished The fiancée of a missing California automotive journalist says he texted her about his treacherous journey test-driving a motorcycle in the mountains before he vanished, according to a report. David “Davey” Johnson, 44, was last heard fro...
2019-06-11 20:17

The real Boris Johnson: politician or journalist? The Tory leadership hopeful has long attempted to hold down careers in both politics and journalism. As he hopes to take over as prime minister, his biographers Sonia Purnell and Andrew Gimson look at what his career in newspapers says about his char...
2019-07-16 06:00

Investigative journalist put under house arrest in Moscow Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov was placed under two months' house arrest in Moscow on Saturday while he is investigated for drug peddling, as a court rejected a request from investigators to hold him in custody....
2019-06-09 01:34

The Kremlin got blindsided by the backlash to a journalist's arrest At first glance, the arrest of investigative journalist Ivan Golunov seemed to be the latest in a string of attacks on the free press in Russia. But the response to his detainment took the Kremlin -- and Russian society -- by surprise....
2019-06-11 11:00

Gopinath, Who Served 6 Decades As Journalist, Dies At 88 Veteran journalist Gopinath covered the first Indian general elections of 1951-52 and remained active till the recently-concluded 17th Lok Sabha elections, sharing his insights and observations....
2019-06-08 16:17

Mexico: seventh journalist murdered in just six months Norma Sarabia, a 46-year-old crime reporter, had reportedly received threats for denouncing police corruptionMexico’s deadly assault on journalism has claimed another victim with the murder of a crime reporter from the home state of President Andrés ...
2019-06-14 01:51

Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges....
2019-06-16 19:34

Venezuela releasing judge, journalist, 20 students - U.N. Venezuela is releasing 22 people, including judge Maria Afiuni and journalist Braulio Jatar, a senior U.N. official said on Friday, and an opposition lawmaker called for more releases....
2019-07-06 04:17

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12 16:17

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12 14:34

Russian journalist in Moscow police custody sent to hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emergency m...
2019-06-08 16:17

Russian parliament speaker concerned about journalist’s case MOSCOW (AP) — The speaker of the upper house of the Russian parliament has raised concerns about a drug dealing case against a prominent investigative journalist. Valentina Matviyenko, who is Russia’s third most senior official after the presid...
2019-06-11 10:51

2 Men In Plain Clothes Took Him: Wife Of Journalist Arrested By UP Cops It was a phone call from a friend that woke up Delhi-based journalist Prashant Kanojia and his wife on Saturday morning. The friend told him that some men were looking out for Prashant Kanojia by his......
2019-06-09 16:34

A candidate for governor says a female journalist can’t shadow him — unless she brings a man along Robert Foster, who wants to be Mississippi's top elected official, says he promised his wife he'd follow the Billy Graham rule. A Mississippi Today reporter says she just wants to do her job....
2019-07-11 01:51

International group asks Pakistan to release journalist The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Pakistan to immediately release a reporter who was arrested for his coverage of this week’s violent clash between minority Pashtuns and troops...
2019-05-29 07:17

Mexican journalist rescued hours after abduction by gunmen A kidnapped Mexican journalist has been rescued by security forces in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz hours after he was taken by armed men outside his home...
2019-06-13 20:34

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests and solidarity in Russia’s media community....
2019-06-11 18:17

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying BRUSSELS (AP) — Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and calling for a public inquiry in the case. The report adopted Wednesday by a commi...
2019-05-29 16:34

Multiple arrests at Moscow protests over journalist's arrest Police warned that a march against alleged police framing of a journalist would be illegal. Protesters marched regardless and were met with a heavy response....
2019-06-13 08:34

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12 14:34

Report criticizes probe into slaying of Malta journalist A Council of Europe report has criticized the “glacial” pace of the investigation into the car bomb assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and has called for an independent public inquiry into the case...
2019-05-29 17:00

4 Railway Policemen Charged For Thrashing Journalist In Shamli, UP Four railway policemen, including a station house officer, were booked for allegedly beating up a journalist in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 11:34

Russian police detain more than 200 at protest over journalist’s arrest MOSCOW – Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
2019-06-12 15:17

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
2019-07-13 04:34

Journalist vindicated after 18-year battle to expose R. Kelly In 2000, music critic Jim DeRogatis received a fax at the Chicago Sun-Times: “Dear Mr. DeRogatis,” it began. “You wrote about R. Kelly a couple of weeks ago…Robert’s problem — and it’s a thing that goes back many years — is young girls.” While ...
2019-06-01 22:34

David Johnson, automotive journalist, found dead at 43 Johnson's body was discovered in the Mokelumne River in California on Thursday by searchers from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department. He went missing on June 5....
2019-06-21 21:51

Trump threatens to imprison Time journalist during interview President Trump threatened to throw a Time journalist in jail for taking a picture of a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Oval Office despite being warned not to, according to the magazine. During an interview with Time on Monday, th...
2019-06-21 21:17

Daughter says Sri Lankan PM failed slain journalist father The daughter of a leading journalist killed during the rule of Sri Lanka’s former strongman has accused the current prime minister of not doing enough to prosecute the strongman’s brother for alleged involvement in her father’s killing...
2019-08-13 18:17

UP Journalist Claims He Was Abused By Railway Cops For "Exposing" Them Amit Sharma, the Uttar Pradesh journalist who was brutally beaten up on a video on Tuesday, has today claimed that he was targeted by Railway personnel for "exposing" their illegal activity....
2019-06-14 20:34

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semetic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
2019-05-23 15:34

Rep. Crenshaw sends X-ray of missing eye to journalist who questioned his patriotism Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back at a New York Times contributing opinion writer for questioning his patriotism and claiming he was not signed on to support the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund....
2019-06-12 02:00

"Called Me Indian Spy": Pak Minister Defends Slapping Journalist A popular Pakistan broadcast journalist said Monday he had officially complained to police about being assaulted by a government minister, who responded by saying it was "an unfortunate incident"....
2019-06-18 01:34

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov put under house arrest A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been released from jail and placed under house arrest after being charged with intent to sell drugs in large quantities, according to his employer, the independent news site Meduza, citing his attorney...
2019-06-09 15:17

Attorney for journalist attacked by Antifa says she plans to 'sue everybody' the law permits The attorney for Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist who was attacked by Antifa during a protest in Portland on Saturday, said she plans to hold the city government responsible for his beating....
2019-07-03 00:17

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that critics say are designed...
2019-07-09 11:00

Trump Gets Extremely Frustrated by 'Wise Guy' Journalist Asking Him Actual Questions President Trump sat down with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos earlier this week for a rare exclusive on-camera interview with a network that is not Fox News. Based on the snippets the network has released so far, the interview seemed to go about as well ...
2019-06-15 03:17

Drug charges dropped in alleged setup of Russian journalist In a surprising turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter Tuesday and promised to go after police officers who allegedly tried to frame him...
2019-06-11 19:00

San Francisco police chief says raid on journalist's home may have violated law San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott called for an independent investigation Friday into the department's handling of leaked documents and the subsequent raid of a journalist's home....
2019-05-27 04:51

Former Journalist Bill Goodman To Emcee Fancy Farm Picnic KET FANCY FARM, Ky. (AP) — Former KET journalist Bill Goodman will emcee the political speaking event at this year’s Fancy Farm picnic. The annual fundraiser for St. Jerome’s Parish is scheduled for August 3. The picnic includes the tra...
2019-06-03 11:51

Putin fires top police officers involved in journalist’s arrest MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed two senior police officers involved in the arrest of an investigative journalist on drug charges that later were dropped when the government admitted there was no evidence he committed a crime. ...
2019-06-13 16:00

Vladimir Putin Fires Two Police Officials Over Journalist's Arrest Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day,......
2019-06-13 18:34

Release Order For Journalist Prashant Kanojia Sent To Lucknow Jail The release order for journalist Prashant Kanojia was sent to Lucknow jail today by the Chief Judicial Magistrate in Lucknow, a day after the Supreme Court ordered his immediate release. Chief......
2019-06-12 19:17

Ivan Golunov: Russian police drop charges against journalist Anti-corruption reporter will not face drugs charges because of lack of evidenceRussian authorities have dropped all charges of drug dealing against Ivan Golunov, and released the investigative reporter whose arrest caused a major public outcry.Vladi...
2019-06-12 04:17

Australian Police Raid Journalist’s Home Over Surveillance Article It was believed to be the first such action against an Australian journalist in more than a decade. A union called the raid “an outrageous attack on press freedom.”...
2019-06-04 12:00

Judith Krantz dies: Best-selling author and journalist was 91 years old Judith Krantz, whose novels have more than 80 million copies in print, has died. She passed away from natural causes on June 22 in her Bel Air, California home at age 91. Krantz was born Judith Tarcher on January 9, 1928 in New York City, the eldest ...
2019-06-23 23:51

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the case.The surprise decision to move Ivan Golunov to h...
2019-06-09 15:17

Security Forces Rubbish Pak Journalist's Tweet On Rift Among Cops In J&K Security forces on Monday dismissed a "malicious" social media post by a Pakistani journalist about an alleged clash between the CRPF and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, saying the content was untrue......
2019-08-13 00:17

Journalist Arrested For "Defaming" Yogi Adityanath Walks Out Of Jail Journalist Prashant Kanojia was released from Lucknow jail this evening -- five days after he was arrested for allegedly "defaming" Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath by a tweet....
2019-06-12 19:17

Journalist Deniz Yucel's detention was illegal: Turkish court The constitutional court found that Deniz Yucel was falsely imprisoned by authorities. Judges unanimously agreed that his freedom of speech was infringed upon by the state for his work as a journalist....
2019-06-28 20:34

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
2019-05-23 22:17

"Effort To Intimidate The Press": Editor's Guild On Journalist's Arrest The Editors Guild of India issued a statement today, condemning the arrest of a freelance journalist, an editor of a TV channel and its owner over alleged objectionable content related to Uttar......
2019-06-09 16:34

Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, the British government’s envoy on media freedom, has accused world leaders of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” to the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi...
2019-07-10 18:34

Jodi Rudoren, Veteran Times Journalist, Will Lead The Forward Ms. Rudoren, a former Jerusalem bureau chief, was named the next editor in chief of the 122-year-old Jewish publication, which recently received a $500,000 donation from Craig Newmark....
2019-07-23 21:34

Brazil's top court prevents investigation into US journalist Glenn Greenwald Brazil's top court has blocked the Bolsonaro government from investigating US journalist Glenn Greenwald. In the last two months, Greenwald has published a series of damning articles targeting Brazil's justice minister....
2019-08-10 10:00

Three charged over murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia Three men have been formally charged over the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, whose reporting exposed corruption within political circles in Malta, police confirmed to CNN....
2019-07-17 19:17

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, The Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the country’s justice ministry to reveal whether there are any investigations into the US journalist Glenn Gre...
2019-07-17 00:17

Mexican journalist shot and killed in violent Guerrero state A Mexican reporter in Guerrero state who also served as a municipal official was shot and killed on Friday in a beachside resort, authorities said, the second journalist from the state murdered in less than a week as Mexico's endemic bloodletting rea...
2019-08-03 04:34

BJP Lawmaker Raises Issue Of Alleged Misbehaviour With Woman Journalist A BJP parliamentarian on Wednesday raised in the Rajya Sabha the issue of alleged misbehaviour with a woman journalist of a private news channel and asked Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to refer the matter......
2019-07-17 12:51

Italy probes police brutality against journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage shows Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
2019-05-25 09:51

Journalist Charged For Alleged Objectionable Post Against Yogi Adityanath A journalist has been charged for allegedly sharing an objectionable post against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, police said....
2019-06-08 18:17

A journalist's wrecked MacBook keyboard tells a terrible story Many stories have emerged of Apple's entirely unreliable new keyboard. One man, though, posts a picture of his and it's truly painful. Coincidentally, Apple is now rumored to be killing this butterfly forever....
2019-07-07 15:51

Jemele Hill, journalist and former ESPN host, has a book deal Jemele Hill, the ESPN host who departed the sports network a year after tweeting that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist, has a book deal.       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Russian Investigative Journalist in Moscow Police Custody Sent to Hospital MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent investigative journalist who was detained on drug-dealing charges in Russia is being taken to the hospital after complaining of feeling poorly in police custody. The Moscow police department said Saturday that an emerg...
2019-06-08 20:34

Veteran auto journalist missing since California test drive A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
2019-06-11 21:51

'Don't patronise me!' - Konta hits back at journalist after Wimbledon exit "Johanna Konta\u0027s often tetchy relationship with Britain\u0027s tennis media corps turned sour again as she accused them of \"picking on me\" after her quarter-final loss to Czech Barbora Strycova at Wimbledon on Tuesday."...
2019-07-09 22:00

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
2019-06-28 14:00

Mexican journalist killed in Veracruz, 10th murdered in 2019 A journalist in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz has been shot dead just days before he was scheduled to testify before state authorities about threats of violence against him...
2019-08-03 21:51

Italy probes police brutality of journalist at neo-fascist rally Video footage has shown Italian riot police beating a veteran journalist even after he was identified as a reporter. Prosecutors described the incident as "absurd," saying he was doing his job "in a peaceful manner."...
2019-05-24 23:34

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that her lawyer described as "polit...
2019-07-09 11:51

Putin fires police generals over discredited case against journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday fired two police generals involved in a discredited criminal case against a journalist, an episode that sparked a mass protest in Moscow the previous day, the Kremlin said....
2019-06-13 13:51

Jamal Khashoggi warned Moroccan journalist before his arrest, says wife Exclusive: Wife of jailed Taoufik Bouachrine says murdered Saudi critic thought her husband was in dangerThe wife of a prominent Moroccan newspaper editor and critic of Saudi Arabia has described how the murdered Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khasho...
2019-06-27 22:34

Journalist, TV Channel Head Arrested Over Content On Yogi Adityanath A Delhi-based journalist was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday for allegedly sharing an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, the police......
2019-06-09 08:01

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested for tweet NEW DELHI – India’s top court on Monday ordered the release of a journalist arrested for a social media post about a Hindu nationalist state chief minister, in a case that highlighted growing concerns over free speech and media freedom. Prashan...
2019-06-12 00:51

Priyanka Gandhi's Aide Charged For Assaulting, Threatening UP Journalist A journalist has filed a police complaint in UP's Sonbhadra against an aide of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, alleging he assaulted and threatened him during the Congress general secretary's visit to the......
2019-08-14 11:17

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov 'beaten by police in custody' Doctor says investigative reporter may have suffered concussion and broken ribsA Russian investigative journalist arrested on controversial drug charges has been severely beaten in custody, his lawyer has said.A doctor who inspected Ivan Golunov said...
2019-06-08 20:34

Journalist found dead in Mexico after criticizing local authorities A Mexican journalist was found dead with stab wounds on Saturday, authorities said, adding to a growing list of reporter deaths in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for the press. The state of Mexico prosecutor said it was investigati...
2019-08-25 10:34

"Blatantly Illegal, High-Handed": Twitter Reacts To Journalist's Arrest Many have taken to Twitter to condemn the arrest of freelance journalist Prashant Kanojia for for sharing what was considered an objectionable post on Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath,......
2019-06-09 16:34

Horrifying moments as Hong Kong journalist live-streams being attacked A man in a pink shirt and jeans is seen hitting out at people with a stick over the barrier of a train's passenger gantry. In the next moment, he runs at the camera and starts hitting the person behind it....
2019-07-23 07:17

Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar reunited with family in Germany after 3 years Can Dundar has been reunited with his family in Berlin after his wife managed to flee Turkey. The well-known journalist has been in living in exile in Germany since 2016....
2019-06-15 03:17

Tony Horwitz, Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author, Dies at 60 A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
2019-05-28 20:34

Female journalist told she needs male chaperone to cover politician's campaign Mississippi Republican Robert Foster denied requests from Larrison Campbell to shadow campaign for governor ‘out of respect of my wife’A Republican candidate for Mississippi governor has been accused of sexism after he banned a female political repor...
2019-07-11 01:17

Journalist Found Dead With 90% Burns In Madhya Pradesh, Murder Alleged A journalist working for a Hindi daily died after sustaining 90 per cent burns in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar on Wednesday. His brother has alleged that he was set on fire by the additional agriculture......
2019-06-19 21:00

Journalist violently attacked by Antifa recalls ‘complete anarchy and lawlessness’ The Oregon clash between Antifa and conservative demonstrators was "complete anarchy and lawlessness," according to a journalist injured in an attack allegedly by members of the group....
2019-07-02 02:17

Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov hospitalized 2 days after his arrest Ivan Golunov is a Russian investigative journalist who has exposed corruption among Moscow's most powerful business and political elite.        ...
2019-06-09 04:34

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
2019-06-21 23:34

Biden condemns violent Antifa assault on conservative journalist Andy Ngo Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke out against the violent assault on journalist Andy Ngo. The Democratic presidential candidate “believes violence directed at anyone because of their political opinions is never acceptable, regardless of what thos...
2019-07-07 00:17

Kremlin says case of journalist accused of drug dealing raises questions The Kremlin said on Monday that the detention of a Russian investigative journalist on drug dealing charges raised many questions and that it was following the case closely....
2019-06-10 14:51

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov charged with attempted drug dealing A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with attempted drug dealing, his lawyer said Saturday, in a case that has captured headlines and sparked protests in Russia....
2019-06-08 16:00

Major Russian newspapers back arrested investigative journalist Golunov "We are Ivan Golunov," declared a number of publications, after reports began to surface that Golunov was beaten in prison. The reporter remains under house arrest....
2019-06-10 23:51

Gambian army officer says ex-president Jammeh ordered journalist's death A Gambian army officer has testified that he and two colleagues shot dead journalist Deyda Hydara in 2004 on orders from then- President Yahya Jammeh, providing the first direct account of the previously unexplained killing....
2019-07-23 13:17

Russian journalist Ivan Golunov arrested in Moscow on drug charges A prominent Russian investigative journalist, known for his reporting on corruption, has been arrested in Moscow, according to the state news agency TASS....
2019-06-08 08:51

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news site critical of the regime of President Rodrigo ...
2019-07-23 16:17

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental dr...
2019-06-22 06:00

Hundreds arrested in Moscow protests over how police handled journalist case A day after investigative journalist Ivan Golunov went free, protesters in Moscow sought greater punishment for the police officers who allegedly framed him....
2019-06-12 22:51

Pakistan Leader Attacks Journalist During Live TV Debate. Video Is Viral Masroor Ali Siyal of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party attacked fellow panelist and journalist Imtiaz Khan Faran during a live TV show on Monday night....
2019-06-27 22:34

Rand Paul Offers Actual Journalist a Deranged Journalism Lesson Sen. Rand Paul, alleged “aqua buddha” worshiper and avowed liberty-defender, has some Very Serious Thoughts about journalism, which he helpfully shared with Jeevan Vittal—an actual professional journalist—during a painfully uncomfortable stroll throu...
2019-07-20 03:17

French police summon prominent journalist who wrote about government corruption Le Monde’s Ariane Chemin has been covering the “Benalla affair,” a story that has fueled allegations of a coverup in the Elysee Palace related to the conduct of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron....
2019-05-23 04:34

Third Mexican journalist killed in a week amid record murder rate A journalist shot in his own home despite being offered official protection reflects Mexico’s struggle with rising violenceAn investigation has been launched into the death of a reporter in the Mexican state of Veracruz after he became the third jour...
2019-08-04 02:51

Police detain hundreds in Moscow during protests over Russian journalist – video Hundreds of people were detained in central Moscow on Wednesday as protesters rallied to demand that charges be brought against the police officers who planted drugs on Ivan Golunov, an investigative journalist whose arrest sparked widespread public ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Veteran US Auto Journalist Goes Missing After Test-Drive On Cold Terrain A well-known U.S. automobile journalist has not been seen for almost a week since taking a motorcycle for a test-drive in mountainous northern California, police and industry media said....
2019-06-11 16:00

YouTube pulls ads from right-wing pundit after journalist alleges anti-gay harassment Amid backlash and policy updates, YouTube announced yesterday that it will demonetize videos published by right-wing commentator Steven Crowder.        ...
2019-06-06 18:51

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and rights groups said were politically motivated....
2019-08-05 19:51

Rohit's Answer To Pakistani Journalist's Question Leads To Laugh Riot After scoring a century against Pakistan, Rohit Sharma once again stole the show with his witty response during post-match press conference, sending all the journalists into splits...
2019-06-17 14:51

Somalia Attack Claimed by Shabab Kills 10, Including Canadian Journalist At least 10 people, including a Canadian journalist, were killed by militant Islamists in an attack on a hotel in the port city of Kismayo, a Somali official said....
2019-07-13 05:51

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro slammed into a vehicle’s windshield. Pima County Sher...
2019-07-11 04:17

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
2019-08-21 16:34

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
2019-07-17 15:00

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after New Delhi stripped the disputed region of stateho...
2019-08-22 02:34

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
2019-07-16 20:17

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shooting at a popular Santo Domingo bar Sunday night. (Ju...
2019-06-13 07:00

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
2019-08-08 03:00

Beauty queen, journalist, pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen and cheerleader.       ...
2019-07-03 17:51

Influencer, celebrity, journalist? Teens are turning to YouTube for news, survey shows A new study from Survey Monkey and Common Sense Media shows teens are consuming most of their news on YouTube, even though they say it's not reliable.       ...
2019-08-14 02:17

Russian Investigative Journalist Ivan Golunov Released After Government Drops All Charges (MOSCOW) — Russia’s interior minister says all charges against an investigative journalist arrested on suspicion of drug dealing have been dropped. Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said in a statement on Tuesday that the accusations against ...
2019-06-11 19:17

Malta sends three suspects for trial on charges of killing anti-corruption journalist Three men will face trial in Malta for their alleged involvement in the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after the island's attorney general issued a bill of indictment against them, court officials said on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 16:17

Bodyguard for CNN’s April Ryan charged with assault for forcibly removing journalist from event Pot, meet kettle. CNN political analyst April Ryan — who has repeatedly blasted President Trump for attacking and vilifying the press — got her bodyguard to forcibly remove a journalist from an event she was speaking at in New Jersey, lea...
2019-08-20 09:00

Body of missing journalist David Gordon Johnson found in California river SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said Friday...
2019-06-22 05:17

Murder of Mexican journalist marks third killing in one week, amid spiraling violence Mexican officials said on Saturday they would investigate the murder of a journalist in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was the third reporter to be killed in a week in Mexico as the country grapples with a record murder rate....
2019-08-03 20:51

In Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a gonzo journalist spins a wild conspiracy theory What really happened to Dag Hammarskjöld? Was the plane crash that killed the United Nations secretary-general and 15 others on the night of September 18, 1961, just as he was on his way negotiate a cease-fire with Belgian-backed Katangese forces in ...
2019-08-15 04:51

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
2019-06-11 02:00

Australian police raid ABC offices in Sydney, one day after NewsCorp journalist's home was raided Australia’s media industry is bracing for more “heavy-handed” raids by the Federal Police, following the searches of the ABC [Australian Broadcasting Corporation] Wednesday and a journalist’s home Tuesday....
2019-06-05 18:51

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
2019-07-03 22:34

Trudeau condemns hotel attack that killed 26 including Somali-Canadian journalist "Together, we must create a safer, more peaceful world, where the media freedom so central to healthy democracies and strong societies can flourish," Trudeau said in the statement....
2019-07-15 02:17

Trump says did not raise death of journalist Khashoggi on call with Saudi crown prince U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
2019-06-23 17:17

Russian court puts anti-corruption journalist Golunov under house arrest A court in Russia on Saturday put a Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials under house arrest, a Reuters journalist reported from the court....
2019-06-08 22:17

Journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder ‘an international crime’, says UN-appointed rights investigator In an interview with UN News, Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard recounted her nearly week-long mission to Turkey searching for the truth surrounding the death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed inside the Saudi consulate i...
2019-06-21 01:51

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
2019-05-21 15:00

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the Ho...
2019-06-29 06:17

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
2019-08-20 17:00

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
2019-06-15 04:17

Argentine pediatrician detained for child pornography BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities in Argentina say they have detained one of the chief pediatricians at a respected children’s hospital for allegedly producing and distributing child pornography. The Security Ministry said in a stateme...
2019-05-29 23:34

DOJ, ICE release 300 of nearly 700 workers detained in Mississippi raids Federal authorities have released 300 of the nearly 700 workers detained in the Mississippi immigration raids on Wednesday, according to officials. “Approximately 30 detained aliens were released yesterday on humanitarian grounds at the individ...
2019-08-09 09:00

Court order Maldives ex-VP detained for 15 days A court in the Maldives has ordered former Vice President Ahmed Adeeb to be detained for 15 days, after he was returned home following his failed attempt to enter neighboring India...
2019-08-06 09:34

Mexico says steel magnate detained, more arrests likely The Mexican attorney general's office said late on Tuesday that Alonso Ancira, the chairman of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, was detained in Spain by Interpol for his alleged involvement in "a series of crimes that gravely hurt" state oil firm P...
2019-05-29 09:00

5 suspects detained in Ortiz shooting; 1 at large A sixth suspect is being pursued in the David Ortiz shooting, which witnesses said was carried out by two men on a motorcycle and two other groups of people in cars....
2019-06-12 23:34

ICE releases US citizen, 18, wrongfully detained for over 3 weeks HOUSTON — A U.S.-born 18-year-old was released from immigration custody Tuesday after wrongfully being detained for more than three weeks. Francisco Erwin Galicia left a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Pearsall, Texas, on...
2019-07-24 10:34

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky detained for up to two more weeks in Sweden A Swedish court on Friday ordered that U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky be held in custody for up to two more weeks while prosecutors investigate his part in a brawl in Stockholm....
2019-07-05 19:34

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
2019-08-07 22:34

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained the supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of European Union sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
2019-07-04 10:00

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian judiciary spokesman says Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years to Lebanese officials. The comment on Tuesday from Gholamhossein Esmaili is the first official confirmation that Nizar...
2019-06-11 10:51

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
2019-06-17 10:34

Four foreigners detained for militant links in Malaysia Malaysia has detained four foreigners, including two ethnic Rohingya from Myanmar, on suspicion of being involved in militant groups, police said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 14:51

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
2019-06-16 18:00

Detained immigrants sue over conditions, medical care Immigrants held in US detention facilities filed a lawsuit Monday decrying what they called shoddy medical care and a failure by authorities to provide accommodations for disabilities....
2019-08-20 22:00

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo ...
2019-08-08 11:34

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was imprisoned for years in Iran has been freed and is on his way back to his native Lebanon, an official in Beirut said Tuesday. Nizar Zakka, held in Iran since 2015, was on a p...
2019-06-11 15:51

After grisly killing of a journalist, lobbyists and lawyers have made millions assisting Saudi Arabia After the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a handful of lobbying firms and think tanks made a move rare in Washington: They publicly severed ties with Saudi Arabia. But months later, some have resumed their relationships with the kingdom....
2019-07-11 03:01

Russian authorities abruptly free investigative journalist Ivan Golunov, drop all charges Russian authorities have released Russian investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and dropped all charges only days after his arrest on drug charges and hospitalization for injuries purportedly inflicted by police.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Boris Johnson, Britain’s likely next prime minister, is a hack — a journalist who has reached the pinnacle of power The key to understanding Johnson, say his biographers, lifelong observers, friends and enemies in a dozen interviews with The Washington Post, is to see him first as a hack — the self-deprecating but not pejorative Britishism for a working journalist...
2019-07-21 00:34

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an attempt from the Philippine government to intimidate journalists. Ressa, the editor of influential n...
2019-07-24 00:51

Russian president Putin fires 2 top police officers involved in arrest of investigative journalist Russian President Vladimir Putin fired two police generals involved in a criminal drug case against a Russian investigative journalist whose arrest had sparked widespread protests.        ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. The findings alarm doctors who questioned whether immigration authorities missed warning signs or chan...
2019-06-06 19:34

Employee at UK's consulate in Hong Kong detained in China Detention comes amid more than two months of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong An employee at the UK’s consulate in Hong Kong has been detained by mainland Chinese authorities on his way back to the city, his girlfriend has said.Simon Cheng, 28, wa...
2019-08-20 09:34

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
2019-08-21 06:34

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning...
2019-06-09 11:01

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a victory for behind-the-scenes diplomacy with Pyongyang....
2019-07-04 14:51

Australian Student Reportedly Detained in North Korea Australian officials are urgently seeking information about an Australian man in North Korea following reports he had been detained by authorities in Pyongyang....
2019-06-27 23:17

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters Thursday in Beijing as “very good” without saying what happened. Australia’s Prime Minister S...
2019-07-04 09:17

Judge orders suspected ISIS supporter be detained TUCSON – A judge has ordered for one the men arrested on suspicion of supporting ISIS, be detained. A judge ruled Ahmed Mahad Mohamed as a flight risk and has motivation to flee if released on bail. On July 26, Mohamed and Abdi Yemani Hussein w...
2019-08-01 12:00

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month....
2019-08-10 06:34

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
2019-05-21 14:39

Teens chanted ‘murder gang’ while detained for killing AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Three teens charged in the strangling and stabbing of a Maine woman chanted “murder gang” while detained. The Kennebec Journal reports that several Long Creek Youth Development Center workers testified about the chan...
2019-06-21 16:51

Russian tainted oil suspect detained in Lithuania - TASS Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian investigation into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has been detained in Lithuania, TASS news agency cited a source as saying on Thursday....
2019-07-18 18:00

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 14:51

Court orders release of Assange pal detained in Ecuador A court in Ecuador has ordered a Swedish programmer close to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed after more than two months in jail on suspicion of hacking...
2019-06-21 03:51

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
2019-06-12 23:17

Record number of migrant families detained at border in May HOUSTON (AP) — The Border Patrol says a new record was set in May for the number of migrant families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. Agents apprehended 132,887 people in May, the largest figure in more than a decade. It set a record with 84,54...
2019-06-05 20:51

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
2019-07-04 11:34

4, Including Woman, Detained After Mob Beats Cop To Death In Rajasthan Four persons, including a woman, were detained on Sunday in the case of a police constable being beaten to death in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district on Saturday....
2019-07-14 15:00

David Ortiz Shooting: Five Suspects Detained, Authorities Say A man suspected of shooting Ortiz was among the five detained, and the authorities said the coordinator of the attack had been offered about $7,800 to carry it out....
2019-06-12 23:34

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US...
2019-07-22 21:00

Man carrying 2 knives Tasered and detained at Gatwick Airport A man carrying two kitchen knives through a staff search area at Gatwick Airport in the United Kingdom was Tasered and arrested by police early Monday morning....
2019-06-03 21:34

Hundreds detained at latest political protest in Moscow Moscow police detained more than 300 people Saturday who are protesting the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates from the city council ballot, a monitoring group said...
2019-08-03 16:17

Dozens detained in anti-government protest in Kazakhstan More than 100 people detained at anti-government rallies in Kazakhstan amid continuing wave of public discontent over perceived orchestrated handover of power...
2019-07-06 19:17

Judge limits transfer of detained immigrants in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge says authorities can’t transfer immigrants from two Southern California detention centers to far-flung facilities if they have lawyers in the area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern Californ...
2019-06-22 01:00

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
2019-05-22 08:17

Two detained on south side after shooting, police pursuit TUCSON – Two people have been detained after a shooting incident prompted a southside police chase Friday morning. Tucson Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Sunset Villa in connection to a report of a person firing shots into a car a...
2019-08-17 05:00

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
2019-05-29 03:51

Mexican steelmaker AHMSA says its chairman detained in Spain Mexican steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA, said on Tuesday that its chairman Alonso Ancira has been arrested in Spain, saying it did not know why....
2019-05-29 01:34

Russian opposition figure detained upon release from jail No sooner had he walked out of a Moscow jail than activist Ilya Yashin was detained for a third time, accused of urging mass protests. Several opposition politicians are barred from next month's Moscow city elections....
2019-08-19 01:34

Kremlin wants detained U.S. investor Calvey freed but won't intervene: RIA The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it wanted him freed but would not intervene in his case, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-06-03 11:51

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' leaders or foreign ministers despite the worst relations between Ottawa and Beijing since the Tiananmen...
2019-05-21 21:34

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of undermining its national security....
2019-05-28 20:51

3 Pak Nationals Detained With Gold Worth Over Rs 23 Lakh In Rajasthan Three Pakistani nationals were detained with gold worth over Rs 23 lakh from Munabao railway station near the India-Pakistan border in Rajasthan's Barmer district, Customs officials said today....
2019-06-16 19:00

Refinitiv data shows detained Grace 1 still at anchor Refinitiv tracking data briefly showed the Iranian tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute between Tehran and the West had changed its position status off Gibraltar on Saturday....
2019-08-17 15:00

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death ...
2019-05-21 16:17

US to remove limit on how long immigrant children can be detained US moves to hold families in detention until immigration cases are completed, which could be much longer than current 20-day limitThe Trump administration announced on Wednesday a plan to eliminate a federal court agreement and replace it with a regu...
2019-08-21 22:34

'Worse than a nightmare': These oil executives are still detained in Venezuela nearly 2 years later When Tomeu Vadell, an American oil executive, was summoned to Venezuela for an emergency work meeting the week before Thanksgiving 2017, his wife said she urged him not to go....
2019-08-04 22:17

Detained Nigerian Cleric Leaves Indian Hospital Nigerian Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky - whose poor health in detention fuelled a wave of violent protests in Abuja - has left a hospital in Gurgaon near Delhi where he arrived for treatment this......
2019-08-16 14:34

Michel Platini 'detained over awarding of World Cup to Qatar' Former Uefa president Michel Platini is detained and questioned by French police over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, according to news agency Reuters....
2019-06-18 11:34

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a week of steady escalation....
2019-07-14 13:51

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 08:34

Rapper A$AP Rocky detained in Sweden after street fight Sweden’s prosecution authority says star rapper A$AP Rocky has been detained in the Swedish capital, suspected of an attack on an unknown person in downtown Stockholm...
2019-07-03 18:51

‘I was scared I’d get sick’: the pregnant migrant women detained by the US Esther Ramos lost 20 pounds when she was sent to a Texas facility while pregnant – and critics say experiences like hers are becoming more commonEsther Ramos was 16 years old and two months pregnant with her second child when she, her husband, Fredy ...
2019-08-01 04:17

Mexico minister says 107 Mexicans detained in Mississippi operations Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Thursday that 107 Mexicans had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration operations....
2019-08-09 02:34

Amal Clooney Criticizes World Leaders for ‘Collective Shrug’ Over Killing of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi (LONDON) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with “a collective shrug” over the slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. Clooney, the British government...
2019-07-11 05:34

Eric Swalwell joins Andrew Yang as the only 2020 Dems to condemn Antifa attack on journalist Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif is the latest presidential candidate to condemn the violence committed by Antifa on a journalist, joining Andrew Yang as the only 2020 hopefuls to do so. ...
2019-07-03 01:34

Large-Scale Search Ends for Davey G. Johnson, Missing Car and Driver Journalist and Jalopnik Alum For the past two weeks, the close-knit community of automotive writers and aficionados of speed everywhere have been hoping for good news about Davey G. Johnson, the Car and Driver writer and Jalopnik alum who went missing on a motorcycle trip in Cal...
2019-06-18 11:51

Family of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice fights to keep case alive 7 years after kidnapping: ‘This is a viable mission’ Marc and Debra Tice insist their journalist son, Austin Tice, is still alive after going missing in Syria. But nearly seven years since Tice was kidnapped, Tice’s mother says “one of the hardest nails to hit” is keeping his case in the news – and on ...
2019-07-05 21:17

Evidence shows ‘brutal’ killing of Saudi journalist ‘planned and perpetrated’ by State officials: UN independent expert Evidence collected in Turkey shows on initial examination, that former dissident and journalist Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of “a brutal and premeditated killing, planned and perpetrated by officials of the State of Saudi Arabia,” according to the...
2019-05-21 16:51

UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi GENEVA (AP) — UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s possible role in killing of journalist Khashoggi. The post UN expert: ‘Credible evidence’ merits probe into Saudi crown prince’s p...
2019-06-19 12:51

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
2019-08-09 08:34

Former UEFA head Platini detained in Qatar World Cup investigation Michel Platini, the former head of European football association UEFA, was detained for questioning by French police on Tuesday over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar, a judicial source told Reuters....
2019-06-19 02:00

Hundreds detained in latest Russian protests ahead of election Protesters once again took to the streets of Moscow Saturday, decrying the exclusion of some independent and opposition candidates for upcoming city council election that has shaken up Russia's political scene....
2019-08-04 02:51

60 Foreigners Staying Without Valid Documents Detained In Greater Noida Sixty foreign nationals were detained and face deportation after police searches in Greater Noida found them staying in the country without valid travel documents, officials said....
2019-07-11 00:01

South Korean men detained for spitting on comfort woman statue Four men who allegedly spat on a statue memorializing the nation's comfort women say they committed acts to "deride" victims of Japanese wartime brothels....
2019-07-10 19:17

Former Maldives Vice President Detained On Ship Off Indian Coast Ahmed Adeeb, the former vice-president of the Maldives, has been held on suspicion of illegal entry into the country and is being questioned by the central government...
2019-08-01 15:00

Putin says Trump stressed issue of detained Ukrainian sailors Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that the issue of Ukrainian sailors detained by Russia in 2018 had dominated his talks with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit but no decision on the sailors' fate had been made yet....
2019-06-29 13:17

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 09:51

Venezuela charges two intelligence officials over death of detained officer Venezuela has charged two intelligence officials with homicide over the death of a navy captain who had been in military custody, the country's chief prosecutor said on Monday, following outrage over alleged torture of the deceased officer....
2019-07-02 00:00

Texas-born US citizen released from ICE custody after being detained for 3 weeks A Texas-born U.S. citizen was released Tuesday from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being wrongfully detained for more than three weeks due to a mix-up of his documents, his lawyer said....
2019-07-24 18:34

A trip to the campus counselor led to one student being detained and questioned by the police (KLAF) University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Siraaj Salem, felt as if she was betrayed by the on-campus counselor after confiding in them. Recalling her session, Salem said: “I was second guessing myself. Did I do the right thing by coming he...
2019-07-02 14:34

Reports of abuse of detained minors at Yuma border station NBC News- There are new reports of mistreatment of children at a border detention center in Arizona. NBC News has obtained dozens of health and human services reports of alleged mistreatment of children held in a Yuma, Border Patrol station. Among t...
2019-07-11 04:17

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini detained over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini, the former president of UEFA, European soccer's governing body, was detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, French police said....
2019-06-18 16:34

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland for visiting prostitutes....
2019-08-24 00:00

Suspect detained in shooting incident at midtown apartment complex TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in midtown Monday morning. According to TPD, the incident was reported the 29th Street and Venice Avenue intersection, near Swan Road. TPD said the shooting was a resul...
2019-06-17 22:51

Michel Platini detained over award of 2022 World Cup to Qatar Former Uefa president detained in ParisPlatini taken into custody as part of investigationThe banned former Uefa president and France football legend Michel Platini has been detained in connection with a criminal investigation into alleged corruption...
2019-06-18 14:17

Wife of American Detained In Iran Wants the A$AP Rocky Treatment From Trump The wife of Xiyue Wang, an American who is being detained in an Iranian prison wants President Donald Trump to intervene in her husband’s case, just like Trump did for A$AP Rocky....
2019-08-09 17:00

Suspected gunman among 6 detained in David Ortiz shooting investigation Six suspects have been arrested in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, including the alleged gunman, authorities in the Dominican Republic said Wednesday....
2019-06-13 06:17

Venezuela confirms death of detained officer, his wife says he was tortured CARACAS - Venezuela's defense ministry on Sunday confirmed the death of a military officer who opposition leaders and family members said was tortured in custody after his detention over alleged involvement in a coup plot against President Nicolas Ma...
2019-06-30 21:51

The American Teen Detained by U.S. Immigration Officials Has Finally Been Released A U.S.-born teenager who was detained by U.S. immigration officials for more than three weeks was finally released Tuesday, the boy’s mother told the Dallas Morning News. Sanjuana Galicia said that her son, 18-year-old Francisco Erwin Galicia, was st...
2019-07-24 05:34

Teen Migrants Are Being Detained With Adults Thanks to Faulty Dental Exams Several teen migrants have sued the U.S. for incorrectly placing them in adult detention thanks to inaccurate forensic dental exams, according to the Los Angeles Times. Federal law says that the government should not rely solely on the controversial ...
2019-06-03 17:51

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
2019-07-14 00:34

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal c...
2019-07-18 15:34

Watch: Hundreds detained in Moscow protest for fair election Hundreds of people were arrested in Moscow on Saturday for a second weekend running as police again clamped down on a rally calling for free elections.        ...
2019-08-04 18:51

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center. The advocates accuse the administration of violating...
2019-06-15 21:51

Retired Soldier Detained After Being Declared Illegal Immigrant Gets Bail Mohammad Sanaulla, the retired Indian Army soldier who was declared an illegal immigrant by a tribunal and sent to a detention centre in Assam last month, has been given bail by the Gauhati High......
2019-06-07 15:17

12 Israelis Detained in Cyprus for Alleged Rape of British Woman (PARALIMNI, Cyprus) — A Cyprus court has ordered 12 Israelis vacationing on the east Mediterranean island nation to remain in police custody for eight days after a 19-year-old British woman alleged that she was raped. Judge Tonia Nicolaou remov...
2019-07-18 17:17

Hotline for detained migrants featured on Orange is the New Black shut down Hotline shut down by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement connected detained migrants to an advocacy groupUS Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) has shut down a national hotline that connected detained migrants to an advocacy group, a month a...
2019-08-24 13:34

British Consulate staffer in Hong Kong detained in China A staffer at the British Consulate General in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for more than 10 days, according to his girlfriend, who claims her beau urged her to pray for him when he crossed the border. Simon Cheng Man-kit, a trade and...
2019-08-20 17:34

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
2019-08-04 20:51

Decades on, descendants of detained Italian Canadians recall shame Trudeau reopened a wound for families with his promise to apologize for the internment of hundreds during the second world warOn a rainy summer evening, Canadian federal police entered a social club in the city of Windsor and arrested bartender Miche...
2019-07-16 06:00

Maharashtra Farmer Comes To Mumbai With Loan Waiver Complaint, Detained A farmer who had come to meet Dhananjay Munde, Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, was detained by Mumbai police today for criticising the Devendra Fadnavis government's......
2019-06-21 19:01

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemen dagger CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was arrested at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from th...
2019-06-14 12:51

US government lawyer: detained children do not need soap and blankets – video Soap, toothbrushes and blankets are some of the items migrant children detained in the US do not need, a Trump administration official has claimed. Sarah Fabian, a lawyer for the US Department of Justice, argued at the US court of appeals for the nin...
2019-06-23 17:51

Dozens detained in Moscow as opposition demands to be included in vote Police in Moscow detained more than 25 protestors at a rally to demonstrate against a possible ban on opposition candidates running in elections to the Russian capital's parliament....
2019-07-15 00:51

"We Have Been Detained": Derek O'Brien Posts Video From Varanasi Airport Ateam of the Trinamool Congress, led by party leader Derek O' Brien, was stopped at the Varanasi airport this morning when the party members were on their way to meet those affected by shootout in......
2019-07-20 07:51

350 detained after yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people....
2019-05-26 21:17

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen h...
2019-06-11 11:34

Russian UN employee detained by Kosovo in armed raid on north President claims UN staff member was camouflaged ‘to hamper police operation’A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid in the Serb-dominated north of the country that has caused internationa...
2019-05-28 19:51

Greek man detained in US scientist's murder in Nazi bunker on Crete Police on the Greek island of Crete have detained a man in the killing of an American scientist who was reported missing and later was found dead in an abandoned bunker used by the Nazis during World War II, it was reported Monday....
2019-07-16 00:00

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merchant vessel....
2019-06-14 16:34

Thousands detained in Kashmir amid communications blackout: police The latest crackdown began this month, just before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist-led government stripped Kashmir of its semi-autonomy....
2019-08-20 18:34

Greek man detained in death of American scientist Suzanne Eaton A 27-year-old Greek man has confessed to killing the California scientist found dead last week in an abandoned World War II bunker on the island of Crete, according to a report on Monday. The man, who hasn’t been named, was detained on Monday i...
2019-07-15 23:34

Lockdown at Carondelet clinic lifted after man detained for shooting threat TUCSON – Carondelet Medical Group facility was placed on lockdown after it received a threat Friday morning, according to Tucson Poice Department. TPD said a man reportedly called the family practice at 630 N. Alvernon Way near Fifth Street to ...
2019-08-17 05:00

Hong Kong consulate employee 'detained for soliciting prostitutes' A British consulate employee detained in China was arrested for soliciting prostitutes, the country's state-backed Global Times newspaper has said....
2019-08-22 15:00

| Algeria's ex-police chief detained in corruption probe - state TV Algeria's former police chief Abdelghani Hamel has been placed in provisional detention over alleged "diversion of funds and illicit enrichment", state television said....
2019-07-06 00:17

Kirill Serebrennikov, director detained in Moscow: 'Complexity is resistance' Once the toast of Russia’s avant garde, Serebennikov now faces a 10-year jail sentence. As his powerful, sexually charged play Outside is staged in Avignon, he vows he won’t be silencedOn the stage of a small theatre outside Avignon, a man paces arou...
2019-07-22 16:17

Canada's Trudeau says Trump spoke to China about two detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China last week but did not say how he knew this....
2019-07-04 20:00

Turkey releases detained NASA scientist Serkan Golge Turkey has released US-Turkish scientist Serkan Golge from jail, a move that could help ease relations with Washington. The former NASA researcher is one of thousands detained in a Turkish government crackdown....
2019-05-30 05:34

American detained at Cairo airport for carrying Yemeni dagger CAIRO — Egyptian officials say a Yemeni American was detained at the Cairo airport for carrying a traditional Yemeni dagger in his luggage. Customs officials say the man, a dual U.S.-Yemeni national, landed in Cairo on Friday on a flight from the Yem...
2019-06-14 21:51

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in the capital Pyongyang, but had went missing on Jun...
2019-07-04 08:34

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s important to remember that the Trump administration is s...
2019-07-19 07:17

Australia says no word yet on student reported detained in North Korea Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday Canberra has yet to establish the whereabouts of an Australian man missing in North Korea for several days.The family of Alek Sigley said on Thursday they had not heard from the 29-year-old univ...
2019-06-28 05:34

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Attorney General Jean Alain Rodríguez Sánchez said at a news conference on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:51

2-Year-Old Killed In Aligarh: 5 Detained For Flouting Prohibitory Orders Five persons were detained today for flouting prohibitory orders imposed in view of escalating tension over the brutal murder of a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Tappal area of Aligarh....
2019-06-09 16:34

Trump says he 'vouches' for detained U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky's release in Sweden U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would vouch for the bail of detained American rapper A$AP Rocky, who was arrested in Sweden in connection with a street fight that occurred in June....
2019-07-20 23:34

Yellow vest protest in Brussels turns violent; 350 detained BRUSSELS (AP) — A yellow vest protest march was taken over by black-hooded demonstrators and turned violent in Brussels, forcing authorities to detain a few hundred people. The yellow vest demonstration was intended to be against social injustice on ...
2019-05-26 21:17

Canadian citizen detained in China as row continues over Huawei chief Beijing arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges amid diplomatic crisis, following detention of Meng WanzhouA Canadian citizen detained in China is being held on drug-related offences, Beijing said Monday, at a time of tense relations between...
2019-07-16 06:00

REFILE-Venezuela court orders trial for detained Citgo executives A Venezuelan court on Friday ordered that six executives from U.S. refiner Citgo should stand trial on charges of corruption, defying pressure from U.S. authorities to release for the group that includes naturalized U.S. citizens....
2019-06-08 07:34

Democrats urge Trump administration to vaccinate detained migrant families against flu Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., say they sent a letter to Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services seeking answers....
2019-08-21 22:34

A$AP Rocky Being Detained In Sweden as Police Investigate Fight Caught on Video (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at ...
2019-07-06 00:34

3 Suspected ISIS Supporters Detained In Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore: Police Three suspected ISIS supporters were detained in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore Thursday by police for interrogation over alleged conspiracy to carry out attacks in the city, a day after the NIA arrested the......
2019-06-13 21:00

Detained migrant children must have access to soap and other basic needs, court rules Trump administration had argued that officials were not required to provide hygiene productsMigrant children detained by the US government must have access to soap, toothpaste and other basic hygiene products, as well as edible food, clean water and ...
2019-08-16 17:00

Japanese Americans detained as kids plan Fort Sill protest LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Demonstrators including Japanese Americans who were detained as children by the U.S. government during World War II are speaking out against the Trump administration’s plans to house migrant children at an Oklahoma Army bas...
2019-06-22 08:34

Opposition Parties Plan Protest Demanding Release Of Detained Leaders Several Opposition parties led by the DMK will hold a protest here on Thursday to demand the immediate release of those detained in Jammu and Kashmir after the state''s special status was scrapped....
2019-08-19 19:00

UK's Hong Kong Mission Worker Detained In China Over Prostitution: Report An employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been detained in China for involvement in prostitution, China's state-backed Global Times newspaper said on Thursday....
2019-08-23 03:00

Three American Children Were Detained for 12 Hours at Chicago O'Hare Airport Today Three American children and their adult Mexican cousin were held by immigration authorities at Chicago O’Hare Airport for 12 hours today, according to WBEZ....
2019-07-19 07:17

Santa Rita HS student detained after weapon found in backpack, TUSD says TUCSON – Police detained a student at Santa Rita High School Wednesday afternoon after a weapon was found inside his backpack. According to Tucson Unified School District, the school staff received a tip that the student, who was identified as a male...
2019-08-08 12:34

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government officials said on Saturday, during a pause in negotiations between the two divided political factions....
2019-07-14 00:34

UK consulate worker detained in China is freed in Hong Kong, says family Simon Cheng is back in Hong Kong, say relatives and friends, after weeks of detention in mainland ChinaA staff member at the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in mainland China has been released, his family said on Saturday, ending an o...
2019-08-24 13:34

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
2019-07-13 21:51

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China: Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadians during recent discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
2019-07-03 06:34

Hundreds detained in shoving match with Moscow police over election protest Hundreds of protesters, including prominent activists, were detained Saturday near the the Moscow mayor's office.        ...
2019-07-31 21:51

Medical help ignored, wheelchair requests denied: Detained immigrants file lawsuit One of the plaintiffs, Faour Abdullah Fraihat, lost vision in his left eye while being detained for more than two years.        ...
2019-08-20 00:00

Ex-UEFA President Michel Platini Detained in Qatar World Cup Probe Former high-ranking soccer administrator Michel Platini was detained in Paris following a corruption investigation into the awarding of the 2022 World Cup hosting rights to Qatar....
2019-06-18 13:17

Pence’s Border Trip Illustrates Conflicting Messages About Detained Migrants The Trump administration largely concedes that adult detainees experience grueling conditions in federal custody. But it also wants to appear sensitive to migrant children....
2019-07-16 04:51

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
2019-07-19 03:51

British consulate staff member detained after visiting China's Shenzhen China confirmed that it detained a Hong Kong British Consulate employee who went missing on a business trip to mainland China. Britain's Foreign Office said it is "extremely concerned" about the case....
2019-08-21 11:00

France's Macron demands answers after dual national detained in Iran French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday demanded an explanation from Iran after the arrest last month of Franco-Iranian dual national Fariba Adelkhah, an incident that complicates Paris' efforts to defuse tensions in the region. ...
2019-07-16 01:17