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Egypt said Thursday it would release staff from Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu a day after detaining them for spreading “false news” and working with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Police had raided their Cairo office Tuesday and formally detained four staff members Wednesday at a time of rising tensions between the rival nations. The […]




Egypt said Thursday it would release staff from Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu a day after detaining them for spreading “false news” and working with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Police had raided their Cairo office Tuesday and formally detained four staff members Wednesday at a time of rising tensions between the rival nations. The […]




Egypt has accused four staff of Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu whom it arrested of spreading “false news” and working with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Police raided their Cairo office Tuesday and formally arrested them Wednesday at a time of rising tensions between the rival nations. The interior ministry charged that the news bureau […]




Egypt has accused four staff of Turkey’s state news agency Anadolu whom it arrested of spreading “false news” and working with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group. Police raided their Cairo office Tuesday and formally arrested them Wednesday at a time of rising tensions between the rival nations. The interior ministry charged that the news bureau […]




A Bangladesh court Thursday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s most respected independent newspaper editor after a student was killed at an event organised by a sister publication. Matiur Rahman, editor of the Prothom Alo daily, is an outspoken champion of freedom of expression in a country where rights groups say that independent voices […]




Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.