French journalist sparks outcry with 'insular Muslim' comments

Prominent French journalist Eric Zemmour was back in the spotlight on Saturday after being barred by a news channel for saying Muslims were elbowing French people out of the suburbs.

Bizarre! Welcome to Indonesia's 'sex mountain'

The world indeed is bizarre! In a shocking revelation of sorts, an SBS Dateline journalist was given access to what is called the 'sex mountain' in Indonesia. Yes, however weird it may sound, the fact remains that there is actually a place by that name, where ancient practice of mass adultery and sex does take place.

Sierra Leone holding Ebola talk show host `for Burkina comments`: Govt

 Sierra Leone said Tuesday it was holding a journalist in a notorious prison because he had accused the government of provoking the kind of unrest seen in Burkina Faso through mismanagement of the Ebola crisis.

Slain Myanmar reporter`s body exhumed: Witness

The body of a journalist shot dead while in the Myanmar army`s custody has been exhumed and sent for an autopsy, a witness said Wednesday, after his death sparked international concern.

Unfair to intrude into Robert Vadra's privacy, says Ambika Soni

Defending Robert Vadra over his public spat with a journalist, senior Congress leader Ambika Soni on Monday said he should be left alone.

Let media do its work: I&B minister on Vadra spat

A day after Congress defended Robert Vadra over his public spat with a journalist, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said media should be allowed to do its work.

Egyptian scribes condemn editors' declaration on freedom of expression

 Nearly 200 Egyptian journalists today dismissed a recent declaration by editors of major newspapers, vowing near-blind support to the state and banning any criticism of the army and police in their publications as through the "voluntary surrender" of the freedom of expression.

Sonia Gandhi meets Robert Vadra following his clash with journalist

Congress president Sonia Gandhi reportedly met son-in-law Robert Vadra at his residence on Sunday, a day after he became furious when a reporter quizzed him about the land deals.

Court acquits suspect in Daniel Pearl murder case

One of the suspects in the al-Qaeda backed 2002 kidnapping and murder of US journalist Daniel Pearl in Pakistan, was acquitted on Friday by an anti-terrorism court, citing lack of evidence, a lawyer said.

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.