Three Cambodian log traders charged over journalist murder

Three suspected illegal timber traders were charged on Tuesday over the murder of a Cambodian journalist investigating illegal logging, a prosecutor said.

PM Modi condoles journalist MV Kamath's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday condoled the death of veteran journalist and former chairman of Prasar Bharati MV Kamath, saying his demise is a "loss to the world of literature and journalism".

Journalist MV Kamath, who scripted Modi biography, dies

Veteran journalist and former chairman of Prasar Bharati MV Kamath, who was one of the earliest biographers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died on Thursday morning in his native place Manipal in Karnataka, said a relative. He was 94.

Soumya Vishwanathan murder case: Accused gets 3-yr jail for throwing chilli on cops

The main accused in the murder of television journalist Soumya Vishwanathan has been sent to three years in jail by a Delhi court in a separate case of trying to escape from custody by throwing chilli powder on police officials in 2009.

Afghan court orders release of Pak journalist

An Afghan court on Sunday ordered the release of an imprisoned Pakistani TV journalist, who was undergoing four years jail term for allegedly travelling to the neighbouring country without documents.

Islamic State threatens to behead Iraqi journalist: RSF

An Iraqi journalist has been kidnapped by Islamic State militants who are threatening to behead him if he refuses to work for them, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) warned today.

IS video shows dozens of Yazidis converting to Islam

The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist organisation, based in Iraq and Syria, Thursday released a video showing dozens of members of the Yazidi minority religious community converting to Islam.

Islamic State biggest threat to our profession: Scribe panel

In a statement, the CPJ stressed that the members of the Islamic State who murdered freelance US journalist Foley "use violence and intimidation to silence all independent reporting in the areas they control".

Journalist attempts suicide in Muzaffarnagar

A local TV channel journalist attempted suicide here alleging inaction by police in a complaint lodged by him, police said on Monday.

`Controversy king` Diego Maradona slaps journalist

Legendary footballer, Diego Maradona, slapped a journalist on Saturday while leaving a theatre along with mother of his child, Veronica Ojeda, and their son Diego Fernando, in his homeland.

Pakistani dailies pay tribute to Majid Nizami

Pakistani newspapers Sunday paid tributes to veteran journalist Majid Nizami, who died Saturday in a hospital in Lahore. He expressed his strong views against India`s nuclear tests and the Kashmir issue.

Iran detains four journalists, three of them Iranian-American: CPJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Iranian government to immediately release four detained journalists, three of whom it said had US-Iranian nationality.

Woman journalist found dead in Ghaziabad apartment

A woman journalist working with the Rajya Sabha Television was found dead at her residence here in mysterious circumstances, police said Tuesday.

Six Australians nabbed from `tennis match-fixing ring`

Six Australians, some of them tennis players, were Friday arrested in connection with an alleged international tennis match-fixing ring.

Journalist, activist released by US Border Patrol

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a Philippines-born immigration activist who has lived in the US illegally since he was a child, has been released by US Border Patrol agents after they detained him at a Texas airport.

Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett in political drama `Truth`

Veteran actor-director Robert Redford and Cate Blanchett will reportedly star as Dan Rather and producer Mary Mapes in political drama `Truth`.

Iranian journalist sentenced to two years and 50 lashes

Iranian journalist and blogger Marzieh Rasouli reported to Evin prison on Tuesday to serve a two-year sentence and receive 50 lashes over charges of spreading anti-government propaganda, sources close to the journalist said.

Liberia journalist arrested after criticising President

The editor of a Liberian newspaper critical of the government and family of president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been arrested, a police source said on Thursday.

Pakistani journalist`s residence damaged in bomb attack

The residence of the bureau chief of a private news organisation was damaged in a bomb attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar, media reported Wednesday.

Uzbekistan fines journalist for `threatening order`

A court in Uzbekistan on Saturday fined an independent journalist for "spreading panic" and working without accreditation.