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23 Jun
Media outlets in Hong Kong must not "subvert" the government, the city's leader says, rejecting US criticism of recent action against pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily under a powerful new security law.
3 May
In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 as the World Press Freedom Day. Thirty years after, World Press Freedom Day 2021, senior editors of The Guardian examine the state of the nation in the face of repression, the safety of the practitioners, and evolving technology.
10 Sep 2020
A Japanese venture company, SkyDrive has successfully conducted a test flight of an experimental flying car with one person on board.
26 Aug 2020
A one-time Nigerian minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently lashed out at a journalist, Eyo Charles, after the Daily Trust reporter asked him during at a press parley in Calabar who was bankrolling his trip to the Cross River State capital.⁣⁣ Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, apologised for referring to Charles as “stupid” but not after he had come under heavy criticism for his outburst.⁣⁣
1 Aug 2020
Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,' multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, talks about the late Isa Funtua, not a press freedom warrior.
19 Jan 2020
'Not convinced': Lebanese press slams minister's apology for violence against journalists
14 Feb 2018
The Kenyan government has been accused of trying to stifle dissent after it temporarily shut down three leading privately owned TV stations. As DW's Kathryn Omwandho reports, the fight between the media and the government appears to be far from over.
2 Mar 2017
Former Vice President Joe Biden says attacks on the press are corrosive and dangerous.

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41 mins ago
Vaccine equity campaigners have long warned the EU that sharing doses was essential to prevent new variants emerging. EU countries made big promises on vaccine donations, but have so far struggled to deliver. Why?
41 mins ago
New legislation is intended to hold social media giants accountable by forcing them to reveal the identity of anonymous online bullies who post defamatory material.
47 mins ago
This year's World AIDS Day puts the spotlight on ongoing inequalities in the fight against HIV, the virus that impacts some 38 million people worldwide. Dr. Alexandra Calmy, the head of the HIV/AIDS Unit of Geneva University Hospitals, says the inequalities surrounding HIV/AIDS are much like those witnessed during the Covid-19 pandemic, with access to treatments and prevention spread unevenly across the world's population. Forty years after the first case of HIV was detected, stigmatisation also remains a major obstacle to eradicating the virus. Dr. Calmy's message for anyone worried they might have HIV is "don't be afraid of yourself".
2 hours ago
The United States is the only developed economy without any national policy on paid parental leave. American lawmakers have recently made efforts to pass mandates on parental and family leave, but the legislation is likely to be blocked in partisan bickering. “It has immense benefits” says Richard Petts, Sociology professor at Ball State University, to journalist Kate Moody. “It's really a can't miss policy”.
3 hours ago
Chinese real estate giant Evergrande, saddled with around $300 billion in debt, has been struggling to meet interest payments on its loans. If it collapses, some of its partner firms could be driven to bankruptcy, prospective homebuyers could lose deposits and some banks would lend less money, which would lead to a credit crunch in the world's second-biggest economy. Property developers in China have in fact created an oversupply: there is enough empty property in the country to house more than 90 million people. FRANCE 24's team reports.
3 hours ago
The neoliberal FDP will be the smallest party in Germany's new government but it has landed key ministries and the all-important finance chief job. How much influence will the Free Democrats really have in the end?