- Journalist released from prison in Egypt leaves country Updated: Oct-06-15 2:06 pm
CAIRO - Mohamed Fahmy, a journalist who was released from prison in Egypt last month, posted on social media that he left the country Tuesday.
- Journalist Cokie Roberts speech canceled Updated: Oct-06-15 8:07 am
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The University of South Carolina has canceled a speech by journalist and author Cokie Roberts to mark the 175th anniversary of the South Caroliniana Library.
- Turkish court acquits journalist who suggested cover-up Updated: Oct-06-15 5:23 am
ISTANBUL - A Turkish court has acquitted a former television presenter of charges of "targeting a public servant" for posting a tweet suggesting a cover-up in a government corruption scandal.
- Civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65 Updated: Oct-05-15 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.
- Late Las Vegas journalist Laura Myers named to Hall of Fame Updated: Oct-02-15 11:22 pm
SPARKS, Nevada - The late Laura Myers, a veteran journalist and humanitarian who most recently served as the lead political reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, was posthumously inducted into the Nevada Press Association's Hall of Fame on Friday.
- Turkish journalist critical of government attacked Updated: Oct-01-15 4:35 am
ANKARA, Turkey - A prominent journalist who is critical of the government was beaten by four assailants outside his home, his newspaper said Thursday, weeks after a ruling party legislator was caught on video threatening attacks.
- China journalist refuses to confess despite police pressure Updated: Oct-01-15 1:46 am
BEIJING - Journalist Liu Hu says that once he was detained by police the pressure for him to confess was unrelenting. They told him that, unless he confessed, he would stay behind bars longer and his wife would abandon him.
- Convicted Al-Jazeera journalists appeal to Egypt for pardons Updated: Sep-29-15 6:33 pm
NEW YORK - Three journalists convicted of aiding a terrorist organization while covering Egyptian unrest for Al-Jazeera publicly appealed to Egypt's president on Tuesday to pardon them.
- Israeli officer suspended after journalists abused Updated: Sep-27-15 8:06 am
JERUSALEM - The Israeli military says it has suspended an officer after soldiers were caught on camera assaulting a pair of Agence France-Press journalists in the West Bank.
- Reporters' group condemns charge against Turkish journalist Updated: Sep-24-15 11:50 am
ISTANBUL - A U.S.-based journalists' advocacy group has condemned charges filed against a Turkish columnist, saying they should be dropped immediately.
- Journalists subpoenaed in lawsuit over Petraeus scandal Updated: Sep-22-15 11:53 pm
WASHINGTON - Nine journalists were issued subpoenas Tuesday as part of a lawsuit over the Obama administration investigation that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus.
- Moroccan journalist on hunger strike, barred from leaving Updated: Sep-17-15 11:00 am
RABAT, Morocco - A Moroccan historian and journalist said Thursday he has gone on hunger strike after being banned from leaving the country because he is under investigation for harming the country's image.
- Ukraine takes BBC journalists off its sanctions list Updated: Sep-17-15 8:54 am
MOSCOW - Ukraine's president has instructed security officials to strike the names of three BBC journalists off the country's sanctions list, a day after he signed the decree, his spokesman said on Thursday.
- Syrian tripped by Hungarian journalist arrives in Madrid Updated: Sep-16-15 8:24 pm
MADRID - The Syrian refugee who was tripped at a border hotspot by a Hungarian journalist in an incident that generated global outrage arrived in Madrid early Thursday with hopes of rebuilding his career and giving his family a new life.
- Brother of journalist detained in Egypt says court date set Updated: Sep-16-15 2:56 pm
CAIRO - The brother of a detained photojournalist says Egypt has set a date for the first session of his trial, more than two years after he was taken into custody.
- Mozambique: Journalist, academic acquitted of libel charges Updated: Sep-16-15 1:00 pm
JOHANNESBURG - An academic and a journalist have been acquitted of libel charges stemming from a Facebook post criticizing Mozambique's former president, their lawyer said on Wednesday.
- Newly freed Thai journalist forced to quit newspaper Updated: Sep-16-15 8:48 am
BANGKOK - A Thai journalist just freed from detention by the military government has resigned under pressure from his newspaper.
- Journalists from 4 countries to get Press Freedom Awards Updated: Sep-15-15 11:36 pm
NEW YORK - International journalists who have endured death threats, physical attacks and imprisonment or exile are to be honored with Press Freedom Awards.
- AP: Hungary police forced journalist to delete footage Updated: Sep-15-15 12:09 pm
ROSZKE, Hungary - The Associated Press is protesting the brief detention of one of its journalists by Hungarian police as he covered migrants crossing the border, saying he was forced to delete footage that included images of a police dog knocking down a refugee. Hungary disputed the account Tuesday.
- 3rd man arrested in slaying of Mexican journalist, 4 women Updated: Sep-11-15 9:51 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexico City prosecutors say they have arrested a third suspect in the killings of a photojournalist and four women in a case that drew attention around the world.
- No charge for journalist China held for online posts in 2013 Updated: Sep-10-15 8:44 am
BEIJING - A Chinese journalist detained by police two years ago over online speech had his name cleared Thursday when Beijing prosecutors decided not to indict him at all.
- Dutch journalist, deported from Turkey, returns home Updated: Sep-10-15 5:11 am
ANKARA, Turkey - A Dutch journalist has confirmed she has been expelled from Turkey, becoming the third foreign journalist to be deported after reporting from the country's mainly Kurdish southeast.
- 2 journalists killed within 24 hours in Pakistan's Karachi Updated: Sep-09-15 6:28 am
KARACHI, Pakistan - Police in Pakistan say gunmen have shot dead two journalists in separate attacks in the country's violent port city of Karachi in the last 24 hours.
- Canadians urge PM to work to free journalist jailed in Egypt Updated: Sep-08-15 5:36 pm
TORONTO - Some 300 prominent Canadians have sent a letter Canada's prime minister urging him to take action to get Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy freed from an Egyptian prison and returned to Canada.
- Journalist happy he can travel after Thai body armor arrest Updated: Sep-08-15 11:06 am
BANGKOK - A U.S. photojournalist arrested in Thailand for possessing a bulletproof vest and helmet expressed relief Tuesday after a court granted him permission to leave the country until a Sept. 17 bail renewal hearing.