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9 Oct
A months-long investigation by several European media partners included footage of Croatian police beating migrants trying to cross the EU border from Bosnia into Croatia. Such "pushbacks" are considered illegal.
1 Oct
The Kremlin has placed an independent media agency along with two rights organizations on a register of "foreign agents."
17 Sep
Critics say a plan to consolidate media regulatory agencies will further shrink press freedom in the country. Journalists and opposition parties have decried the law as "draconian" and unconstitutional.
14 Sep
FRANCE 24 spoke to Saad Mohseni, the chairman and chief executive of the Moby Group, a conglomerate which owns several media outlets in Afghanistan. He believes the world should "engage with the Taliban", saying "there's an opportunity for them to moderate their policies". Mohseni noted that to his surprise, Afghanistan's new masters have so far let Moby Group's journalists carry on working.
4 Sep
The Taliban will shut down Afghanistan's media and are fooling the West by promising to let journalists operate freely, an award-winning Afghan photographer says after fleeing Kabul over threats by the group.
30 Aug
Russian journalists say the "foreign agent" law is leading media organizations to shut down. But the Kremlin insists the label is necessary to protect Russia.
8 Aug
Tokyo 2020 mascot's Miraitowa tours the main press centre, greeting and posing for photos with media from around the world.
8 Aug
State-affiliated media in China has taken a second swipe at the gaming industry triggering another market tumble. Investors fear further crackdowns.
28 Jul
Raids on the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper and Bharat Samachar television network have sparked accusations of intimidation by a government angry with the media's response to its handling of the pandemic.
3 Jul
The morning after the night before, the German media reacted to Germany's Euro 2020 exit against England, and to the end of Joachim Löw's time in charge.
29 Jun
The concept of parading suspects has been practiced for decades by law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, and continues to be practiced, despite section 36 subsection 5 of the Constitution stating that “every person who is charged with a criminal offence shall be presumed to be innocent until he is proven guilty.”⁣ Almost every week, suspected criminals are paraded before the media only for some of these paraded persons to later be found innocent of the crimes they had previously been accused of committing.⁣ But the police insist there is no law stopping them from parading suspects even before a law court finds suspects guilty or otherwise.⁣
27 Jun
Berlin's Amaro Foro association works to raise awareness of anti-Roma discrimination. It runs workshops where journalists can develop greater cross-cultural sensitivity.

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Chinese private investment in Uganda is growing while Westerners are losing appetite to put money to work in the country, President Yoweri Museveni told Reuters, pledging to step up efforts to tackle corruption which has made slow progress. Museveni, in power since 1986 and one of Africa's longest-serving leaders, said Uganda was working to sign a number of deals with Chinese private sector lenders in sectors from agro- and fertilizer-processing, minerals processing or textiles.
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For almost a decade, international forces in Mali have been trying to help fight Islamist groups that threatened to take over the country in 2012. But today, the government still only controls the capital and a small area around it. DW's Fred Muvunyi reports.