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'Hard-hitting' journalist slain in Philippines

'Hard-hitting' journalist slain in Philippines

Gunmen have shot dead a controversial newspaper columnist in the Philippines, media groups said Tuesday, marking the latest journalist death in one of the world's most dangerous nations for reporters.

Maldives slaps ban on journalists over newspaper ownership row

Maldives slaps ban on journalists over newspaper ownership row

A court has slapped a two-year ban on journalists who triggered the closure of the Maldives' only newspaper when they resigned en masse and set up an independent online publication ...

Activists press for ouster of Lankan central bank chief

Activists press for ouster of Lankan central bank chief

An influential group of Sri Lankan academics and professionals yesterday called on the president to remove the country’s controversial central bank chief...

Spain fines journalist over arrest photograph under 'gag law'

Spain fines journalist over arrest photograph under 'gag law'

A Basque magazine said one of its journalists had been fined 601 euros ($685) under Spain's controversial ‘gag law’ for posting photographs of a police raid on Twitter ‘without permission’.

Malaysia deports Australian journalists who questioned PM

Malaysia deports Australian journalists who questioned PM

Malaysia on Tuesday deported two Australian journalists who were detained after trying to question Prime Minister Najib Razak about multiple scandals swirling around him.