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Journalist murdered in Mexico, 9th in 2018

TUXTLA GUTIÉRREZ, Mexico (UPDATED) – Gunmen on Friday, September 21 killed a Mexican journalist who had received threats after reporting on corruption in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said, in what was at least the 9th murder of a reporter in the country this year. Mario Gomez, a reporter ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerSep 22nd, 2018

Hatred stoked by politicians cause journalist murders | The Manila Times Online

PARIS: Hatred whipped up by unscrupulous politicians has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday. Eighty journalists have beenREAD.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Hatred stirred by leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders – RSF

PARIS, France – Hatred whipped up by "unscrupulous politicians" has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday, December 18. Eighty journalists have been killed worldwide so far this year – most notably the Saudi columnist  Jamal Khashoggi – with  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

TIME’s Person of the Year recognizes global assault on journalism

Time Magazine has just announced its “Person of the Year” for 2018, and for once, it isn’t one person. This time it is four people and a newspaper. Collectively calling them “The Guardians,” Time has awarded the accolade to the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa who edits the Rappler news website, […] The post TIME’s Person of the Year recognizes global assault on journalism appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 13th, 2018

9th journalist murdered in Mexico for & lsquo;18

9th journalist murdered in Mexico for & lsquo;18.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Mexican journalist murdered

MEXICO CITY -- A journalist was murdered Tuesday in southeast Mexico, not far from tourist hotspot Cancun, the government said — the seventh such killing this year in one of the world’s most dangerous countries for reporters. Ruben Pat, the editor-in-chief of the Playa News weekly, was shot dead outside….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJul 25th, 2018

Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is – foreign minister

WASHINGTON, United States -- Saudi authorities do not know where dissident Jamal Khashoggi's body is despite having in custody the Saudi team that murdered him, the kingdom's foreign minister said in an interview broadcast Sunday. The dissident journalist was dismembered after his murder October 2 in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul but his remains have yet to be found. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said the murder was carried out by Saudi officials "acting outside their scope of authority" and that 11 people have been charged with the crime. But asked where Khashoggi's body is, he told CBS's "Face the Nation," "We don't know." Jubeir said the public prosecutor res...Keep on reading: Saudis don’t know where Khashoggi’s body is – foreign minister.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Khashoggi fiancee hopes Trump will change mind on killing

ISTANBUL, Turkey – The Turkish fiancee of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Friday, February 8, she hoped pressure from the US Congress would encourage the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on the killing. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor, was killed on October 2 by Saudi agents ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2019

Anti-Semitic killings in 2018 highest in decades – Israel

JERUSALEM – The number of Jews murdered in anti-Semitic attacks around the world in 2018 reached its "highest" level in decades after a mass shooting at a US synagogue, an Israeli government report said Sunday, January 27. A total of 13 Jews were killed in 3 separate attacks over the year, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Intercontinental 2018 winners

MANILA, Philippines – More than 80 candidates from around the world compete in the Miss Intercontinental 2018 pageant in Manila. Who will win the crown and succeed Veronica Salas of Mexico? Will the Philippines' representative Karen Gallman finally win the title for the country? Tune in to the live stream of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 27th, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS: Miss Intercontinental 2018

MANILA, Philippines – More than 80 candidates from around the world compete in the Miss Intercontinental 2018 pageant in Manila. Who will win the crown and succeed Veronica Salas of Mexico? Will the Philippines' representative Karen Gallman finally win the title for the country? Tune in to the live stream of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019

Cardi B slams pro-border wall commentator in height of US gov’t shutdown

Cardi B found herself in a heated Twitter exchange with conservative commentator Tomi Lahren after the latter poked fun at the "Bodak Yellow" rapper for sharing her opinions on the United States' government shutdown. The government shutdown began on December 2018 after Trump and Democrats failed to reach a budget agreement when it came to his demands for his $5.7 billion U.S.-Mexico border wall, meant to ward off immigrants. The impact of the shutdown has been felt throughout the country, as 800,000 federal workers missed their pay checks on Jan. 11, relying instead on various GoFundMe pages run by private citizens to pay for rent, food and other needs. Cardi B made her opinion know...Keep on reading: Cardi B slams pro-border wall commentator in height of US gov’t shutdown.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2019

Around 100 Central Americans try to enter U.S. on New Year s Eve

TIJUANA, Mexico – Around 100 Central American migrants made a failed attempt on New Year's Eve to cross over from Mexico into the United States. They were among 1,500 migrants who have remained in Tijuana after a once-5,000-strong caravan of travelers largely gave up and dispersed. An Agence France-Presse journalist observed the smaller ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Woman found dead in Aklan

A 41-YEAR-OLD woman was found dead at Barangay Dangcalan in Malinao, Aklan early morning of Dec. 29, 2018. The victim was identified as Eva Adan, a married woman from said village. Police believed she was raped before being murdered. She was naked when Barangay Kagawad Josepher de Tomas and several village watchmen found her at […] The post Woman found dead in Aklan appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsDec 30th, 2018

Belgium edges France to end 2018 on top of FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — Belgium ends 2018 atop FIFA's rankings with World Cup winner France at No. 2. FIFA says Belgium is a single ranking point — 1,727 to 1,726 — ahead of a French team which won their World Cup semifinal in Russia. Brazil is No. 3 and World Cup runner-up Croatia is No. 4 in a mostly unchanged monthly ranking. England and Portugal, which both qualified last month for the UEFA Nations League Final Four tournament, are Nos. 5 and 6. Uruguay, Switzerland, Spain, and Denmark complete the top 10. Iran at No. 29 will be the highest-ranked Asian team at the Asian Cup starting on Jan. 5. Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host, is No. 93. Senegal is Africa's best team at No. 23. Mexico leads CONCACAF region teams at No. 17 and the United States is No. 25......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 20th, 2018

Fil-Am journalist uses bout with cancer to help fight the disease

  Josie Moralidad Ziman, 46, was diagnosed with Stage 0 and 1 breast cancer, ductal carcinoma in situ or (DCIS NSITU) on Sept.13, 2018. The next day she had a mastectomy.   "I understand that a part of my body is gone now, but everything else is still there including my soul, my heart and my mind. I'm still a woman in every sense of the world and nothing changed for the worse," Josie says.   More than that, Josie has become more empathetic towards women who are in the same situation. Cancer made her see that each day is "especially important" to bother with trivial matters. Josie is a broadcast host of "Pilipinas sa Amerika" of RMN ILOIlO US, ...Keep on reading: Fil-Am journalist uses bout with cancer to help fight the disease.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2018

Panelo: Duterte told Diokno to skip House hearing | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Malacañang says it was President Rodrigo Duterte who ordered Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno to skip the House hearing on corruption allegations against him. Unlike the Senate, the House of Representatives insists the Road Board should not be abolished. Reporters Without Borders or RSF says hatred whipped up by ‘unscrupulous politicians’ has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018 ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

De Lima lauds Ressa for being named as among TIME Persons of the Year

      MANILA, Philippines--Opposition Senator Leila de Lima on Tuesday lauded Rappler president Maria Ressa for being named as one of the 2018 "Persons of the Year" by TIME Magazine along with other journalists. De Lima said that the recognition of Ressa, whom she called as the "People's Champ," has brought honor and pride to Filipinos, saying that Filipino people would realize the "debt it owes to every single honest-to-goodness journalist." "Someday the Filipino people will realize the debt it owes to every single honest-to-goodness journalist, who perseveres in bringing the truth to the people, even at great personal expense," De Lima said in a dispat...Keep on reading: De Lima lauds Ressa for being named as among TIME Persons of the Year.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2018

Iran deal, Saudi murder: Turbulent year shakes up Middle East

  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – A murdered Saudi journalist. A scrapped Iran nuclear deal. The two events alone have undone years of diplomacy in the Middle East, testing old alliances and shaking up the regional balance of power, analysts say. In another turbulent year for the tinderbox region, Syrian leader Bashar ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

2018: Trump s year of disruption – and danger ahead

WASHINGTON DC, USA – He came, he disrupted, he declared victory. Ask Donald Trump and he'll tell you 2018 was a roaring success. "Nobody's ever done a better job than I'm doing as president," Trump told Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward. Classic Trump. Best ever or not, there's no denying this most unusual ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

Migration crisis hits Americas, reaches U.S. border in 2018

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – From the Central American caravans trekking desperately northward to the mass exodus from Venezuela, 2018 was the year the  migration crisis  swept the Americas and reached the doorstep of the United States. Scenes of Syrian and African refugees risking their lives to reach Europe's shores had ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 15th, 2018