Yang Hengjun, a prominent Chinese-Australian writer, is expected to be formally charged in China. Photography: Facebook / Facebook

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer arrested in China will be charged, says lawyer

The Australian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally accused of endangering national security, according to his lawyer.

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who is accused of participating in an unauthorized protest rally, addresses journalists after a hearing in Moscow, Russia, on 1 July 2019. REUTERS / Tatyana Makeyeva

Russia holds Kremlin critic for 10 days

A Moscow court has jailed Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny for 10 days on Monday, after considering it

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Queen Maxima of the Netherlands speaks at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 (GES 2019) in The Hague, The Netherlands, at 4 in June of 2019. REUTERS / Piroschka van de Wouw

Dutch queen criticized for meeting Saudi prince

A United Nations official met on Saturday with Dutch parliamentarians to criticize Queen Maxima for a meeting

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A demonstrator holds a poster with a photo of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, in October of 2018. Photo: Osman Örsal / Reuters

Trump cancels UN request to investigate the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Donald Trump has rejected a request from the United Nations for the FBI to investigate the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi,

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Russian journalist Ivan Golunov (C), who was released from house arrest after police abruptly withdrew drug charges, meets with media and supporters outside the criminal investigations office in Moscow, Russia, on 11's June 2019 . Photo: REUTERS / Shamil Zhumatov

Russia backs case against journalist following public outcry

Russian police suddenly withdrew drug accusations on Tuesday against journalist Ivan Golunov, a rare

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The announcement came weeks after the newspaper apologized for publishing a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was considered anti-Semitic. Photo: GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

New York Times fails to make political caricatures after criticism

The New York Times has announced that it will no longer include daily political cartoons in its international edition, weeks after

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Jumpei Yasuda, the Japanese journalist held in Syria for more than three years, addresses to news conference for the first time since his release last month, at the Japan National Press Club in Tokyo, Japan November 2, 2018. REUTERS / Issei Kato

Former journalist has passport issue denied for 5 months

Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda, who returned home last year after more than three years of captivity

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