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In his speech, the king praises his son's economic reform program aimed at creating jobs for a swelling youth population and preparing the kingdom for a post-crude era
(UPDATED) CNN says it is dropping its lawsuit on reporter Jim Acosta's access, a case that has raised concerns over constitutional rights for the press
A federal judge issues a temporary restraining order that requires the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access based on 'due process'
A Turkish newspaper says a second voice recording clearly reveals that the murder of the Washington Post columnist has been premeditated
Hong Kong's powerful bar association says the rights enshrined in Hong Kong's mini-constitution, including freedom of expression, should be respected 'whether one agrees with the information or ideas or not'
Bangladesh court grants bail to award-winning photographer-activist Shahidul Alam after spending more than 100 days behind bars
In the emergency hearing, CNN's lawyer Ted Boutrous asks the judge for a temporary order allowing Jim Acosta to get his White House pass back ahead of a full hearing
(3rd UPDATE) The news network says the 'wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process.'
(UPDATED) Media groups and press freedom advocates express support for Maria Ressa and Rappler as the company faces yet another legal battle
In rare good news, the Myanmar government has withdrawn the incitement case against the 3 journalists who reported critically on the financial management of Yangon
British citizens are usually allowed into Hong Kong without a visa and are permitted to stay for 180 days under immigration rules
'Independence is very important for citizen journalism. I teach young people to be critical minded and I hope this award will inspire them,' says Varona
Filipina Inday Espina Varona is among the 4 nominees of the Prize for Independence category of the Press Freedom Awards to be given by the Reporters Without Borders
(UPDATED) A visibly angry Donald Trump has called reporter Jim Acosta a 'rude, terrible person,' after the CNN White House correspondent refused the president's orders to sit down and give up the microphone during a news conference
Top investigative journalist Frederik Obermaier shares what life was before the biggest story of his career – and the value of whistleblowers
According to media watchdog Reporters Without Borders, at least 75 journalists have been killed in the past 10 months in countries all over the world
The Filipino journalist is being recognized for being 'very active on social networks' and for covering 'issues that are sensitive in the Philippines'
The controversy puts the kingdom – for decades a key ally in Western efforts to contain Iran – under unprecedented pressure
Here is a timeline of events that transpired since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing
Turk-Arab Media Association demands that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's body be given back for a proper funeral
Ruling party spokesman Omer Celik says it is Turkey's 'debt of honor' to reveal what happened
Speaking off the record to Newsweek, Jamal Khashoggi says he's not calling for the overthrow of the regime, but for a 'better Saudi Arabia'
'After the recognition of Khashoggi’s death, we expect a determined, constant and powerful pressure to be kept on Saudi Arabia,' says Christophe Deloire of Reporters without Borders
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump says Saudi Arabia's explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death is an 'important first step'
(5th UPDATE) Saudi Arabia's attorney general says critic Jamal Khashoggi died after 'discussions' at the consulate led to a fistfight, without disclosing where his body is
A complex man of contradictions, journalist Jamal Khashoggi went from being a Saudi royal family insider to an outspoken critic of the ultra-conservative kingdom's government
This marks a hardening of tone from the Trump administration, which has been reluctant to blame ally Saudi Arabia
'The Arab world is facing its own version of an Iron Curtain, imposed not by external actors but through domestic forces vying for power,' Jamal Khashoggi writes in his final column
Turkish police also carry out a search of the residence of the Saudi consul to Istanbul, Mohammed al-Otaibi, a day after he flew out of Istanbul for Riyadh
Turkish police start searching the residence of the Saudi consul to look into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
One suspect is a frequent companion of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 3 other suspects are linked to his security detail, and a fifth is a high-level forensic doctor, The New York Times reports
Newspaper editors in Bangladesh demand amendments to the newly enacted digital law which they say 'opposes independent journalism and free press'
Turkish police and media claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi was tortured and killed
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in his most extensive remarks on Jamal Khashoggi, challenges Saudi Arabia to provide CCTV images to back up its account
'The authorities are getting more and more unreasonable in restricting media access to my court proceedings and any of my public outings, for that matter,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima
The Washington Post, a newspaper to which Jamal Khashoggi contributed, cites unnamed US officials as saying that Saudi officials have been heard discussing a plan to lure Khashoggi from the US state of Virginia and detain him
Police arrest 3 journalists of a paper which criticized the Myanmar government's financial management, which is overseen by a protege of leader Aung San Suu Kyi
'In most cases, their arrests have never been officially confirmed and no official has ever said where they are being held or what they are charged with,' says RSF
Chief prosecutor Sotir Tsatsarov says 'at this stage, we do not believe that the murder is linked' to Viktoria Marinova's work
'Victor Mallet's expulsion, if confirmed, would represent a further step backwards for press freedom, which has already been declining in recent years in Hong Kong,' says Cédric Alviani of Reporters Without Borders
Facing questions for the first time since the visa denial emerged last week, Chief Executive Carrie Lam says the decision has been handed down by immigration authorities
The EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini's office says the expulsion of FT editor Victor Mallet is "a worrying precedent"
The state-run Saudi Press Agency says an unnamed official at the Istanbul consulate denied the reports of Saudi journalist and critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder
'Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy and its press freedoms are central to its way of life, and must be fully respected,' UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office says in a statement
Hong Kong refuses to renew the visa of Victor Mallet, the FT's Asia news editor who hosted a speech by Andy Chan, the leader of a tiny pro-independence political party
Jamal Khashoggi, a contributor to the Washington Post, went to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to get documents and has not appeared since
The Committee to Protect Journalists and the UN denounce record number of jailed journalists
(UPDATED) House committee on public information chairperson Ben Evardone says some of the provision will make it difficult for journalists to gain access to the House of Representatives
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Aung San Suu Kyi, who was herself subjected to house arrest for some 15 years, relying on foreign media to highlight her plight, has been widely-condemned for her silence on the case and verdict