Charities stop funding UK rights group linked to `Jihadi John`

Two charities have stopped funding a rights group in contact with the man thought to be Islamic State group executioner "Jihadi John" before he left for Syria, Britain`s charities regulator has said.

Jailed reporter's family urges Iran to release him

 The family of Washington Post`s Iranian-American reporter Jason Rezaian, held without charges in Iran for more than 100 days, has called on Tehran to set him free.

Iran frees wife of detained Washington Post correspondent

Tehran has released an Iranian journalist who had been detained since July with her husband, the Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post, the newspaper reported today.

Washington Post editorials drop `Redskins` name

The Washington Post newspaper`s editorial board announced Friday it will no longer use the controversial nickname of the National Football League`s Washington Redskins, supporting calls that the word is offensive.

Iran confirms detention of Washington Post reporter

An Iranian judicial official has confirmed the detention of Washington Post`s Tehran correspondent, Jason Rezaian, a media report said Saturday.

Iran confirms arrest of Washington Post correspondent

Tehran`s chief justice Gholamhossein Esmaili on Friday confirmed the arrest of Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian and his wife, also a journalist, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Shashi Tharoor`s son Ishaan joins Washington Post

Ishaan Tharoor, the journalist son of union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, has joined the Washington Post, the major US daily said on Tuesday.

Washington Post to sell historic office building

The Washington Post has confirmed, it has agreed a deal to sell its historic office building in the heart of the American capital.

NSA collecting millions of contact lists: Report

The Washington Post reported yesterday that the spy agency intercepts hundreds of thousands of email address books every day from private accounts on Yahoo, Gmail, Facebook and Hotmail that move though global data links.

Syria arsenal largely `unweaponised`: Report

Syria`s stockpile of chemical agents is largely "unweaponised" and could be eradicated more quickly than initially thought, the Washington Post reported on Thursday citing a confidential US and Russian assessment.

Washington Post website hacked; Syrian group claims responsibility

Washington Post said on Thursday that its website was hacked. A group that supports Syrian President Bashar Assad`s regime claimed responsibility.

Washington Post says website hacked by Syrian group

The Washington Post said on Thursday its website was hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army, becoming the latest media organisation victimised by the group that backs strongman Bashar al Assad.

Xinhua falls for `Bezos bought Washington Post by mistake` spoof

China`s official news agency Xinhua has reported as true a satirical story that Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post newspaper by accident.

Bradley Manning pleads guilty in WikiLeaks case, faces 20 years

A soldier charged in the biggest leak of classified material in the US history offered guilty pleas to 10 of 22 charges against him.

India`s political system can respond when required: Washington Post

An influential US daily has hailed India`s new laws against sexual violence, saying the "political system can respond to an urgent popular demand for change".

Show more bravery, Washington Post tells Obama

Now that he has won a second time, President Barack Obama needs to show "bravery" to take on issues he avoided the last time, the Washington Post said.

Govt targeting WP, cartoonist Aseem: BJP

BJP alleged that UPA has started attacking democratic institutions and free speech.

Advani slams PMO`s attempts to hush foreign scribe

BJP leader LK Advani attacked the PMO for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for criticising Manmohan Singh in an article.

PMO protests; Washington Post publishes correction

Washington Post on Thursday admitted certain parts of its controversial article on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh were taken from one-year-old edition of an Indian magazine

‘Post article an injustice to legacy of PM’

"This article truly does grave injustice to the legacy of a great man who will always be respected for his great vision" president, INOC USA wrote.