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World 10 Sep 2015 | 2:50 AM

Government militia guilty of atrocities in Darfur - rights group

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A government militia in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region has been guilty of killings and mass rapes of civilians over the past year and a half in two military campaigns, Human Rights Watch said in a new report published on Wednesday.

World 22 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM

War erodes respect of press freedoms - media group

PARISOct 22 (Reuters) - The United States and Israel, despite their democratic credentials, fall down badly in their respect for press freedoms in conflict zones, a media group said on Wednesday.

Nation 23 Apr 2020 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia leaps in press freedom ranking

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is now ranked 101st globally in the latest 2020 World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

World 24 Jun 2021 | 2:36 AM

Sudan's military leaders say they are united, rumoured differences false - statement

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The military leaders of Sudan's transitional government said on Wednesday that their forces were united in the country's defense and that rumours of differences were false, in a rare joint statement by the army and the powerful paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

World 13 May 2019 | 8:13 PM

Clashes in Sudan's capital after deal on transitional power structure

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Violence flared in Sudan's capital Khartoum late on Monday after the military council and opposition groups said they had agreed to a power structure for the country's transition following the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir last month.

World 24 May 2017 | 8:54 PM

French journalist held by Turkey begins hunger strike - activist group

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A French photographer detained two weeks ago by Turkish police while on assignment in the mainly Kurdish southeast has begun a hunger strike to protest against his detention, a press activism group said on Wednesday, citing his lawyer.

AseanPlus News 08 Apr 2017 | 1:50 AM

Reporters Without Borders opens first Asia office in Taiwan

Taipei (AFP) - International rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders said it is opening its first Asia office in Taiwan after rejecting Hong Kong over concerns that China poses the "biggest threat" to press freedom.

World 13 Feb 2008 | 12:00 AM

Elections pose risk to journalists in 2008 - report

PARIS (Reuters) - The year 2008 could be particularly hazardous for journalists covering elections in several countries including Pakistan, Russia, Iran and Zimbabwe, with a big risk of physical attack and arrest, a media watchdog said on Wednesday.

World 19 Jul 2019 | 1:10 AM

Sudan protesters take over square where Bashir challenged uprising

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese demonstrators on Thursday rolled out a banner honouring fallen protesters over a square where ousted president Omar al-Bashir held a large rally in his final months in power, a symbolic move that left some in tears.

People 02 Jan 2016 | 6:44 AM

Iraq, Syria, France deadliest places for reporters in 2015

Sixty-seven journalists were killed globally last year, either targeted because of their work or dying while reporting.