New Zealand`s Parliament mailroom was in lockdown Tuesday after it was sent a bottle claiming to contain a sample of the Ebola virus just hours after a newsroom in Auckland received a similar package, police said.
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.
A Chinese newspaper published a map of Japan with mushroom clouds rising above Hiroshima and Nagasaki, provoking outrage Tuesday from Tokyo`s foreign minister, who is from the first of the cities to be obliterated.
Star Sri Lankan batsman and former captain Mahela Jayawardene has dismissed allegations against made him made by a Sri Lankan publication that he chose to announce his Twenty20 international retirement plans to an Indian newspaper as it would be more `financially rewarding`.
Newspapers hit the stands in Arunachal Pradesh, lifting five days of suspension of publication, following an assurance by Chief Minister Nabam Tuki to redress media organisations` grievances on security.
Journalists at France`s third-biggest national newspaper, Liberation, are reacting with fury at a surprise plan by the owners to try to turn around the struggling daily by transforming it into a "social network".