Chinese, Russian and other organisations that are deemed ‘state-controlled’ will be labelled with immediate effect. What might this mean for credible journalism?
China has tried to use the crisis to build influence but is also accused of spreading disinformation and financially benefitting from the virus, while the US has also been criticised for its inept response to Covid-19.
The internet curbs imposed by New Delhi on disputed Kashmir is making it impossible for tens of thousands of people to work from home and combat the coronavirus threat.
Human rights NGOs, including Amnesty International and Reporters Without Borders, have expressed concern over the amendments that label journalists, bloggers and internet users as "foreign agents".
The international community has failed to stop countries like the UAE, Jordan and France from supplying weapons to warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Rival media businesses have published redacted front pages in a coordinated effort to protest media restrictions. In June, the government raided the home of a News Corporation journalist and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation HQ.
Despite warnings by the Turkish government and pledges by Macedonia to fight FETO, the Balkan country announced funding for a FETO-linked newspaper in Skopje.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has the momentum to strengthen Ethiopia's democratic institutions and restore trust in the system. The trick is to turn this goodwill into tangible policy change.
Police secured an Interpol alert for the four men, identified as North Koreans Ri Ji-hyon, Hong Song-hac, O Jong-gil and Ri Jae-nam. Their photos and passport details were widely distributed among media organisations.
The move drew a sharp response from some of the media outlets that were excluded.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks at a gala in Ankara celebrating Turkey's English language public broadcaster.
Head of Panamian law firm Mossack Fonseca says company was victim of an outside hack
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