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Brutal hand-to-hand fighting in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh on June 15 left 20 Indian soldiers dead and sent tensions between the countries soaring
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian says that after talks between the top regional military commanders on Monday, June 22, both sides 'agreed to take necessary measures to promote a cooling of the situation'
The two nations' foreign ministers speak by telephone to calm nerves after a high-altitude melee involving fists, rocks, and clubs
China's defense ministry confirms there had been casualties, without giving a number, while state media stay relatively quiet on the skirmish, the most violent in years
Brawls erupt regularly between the two nuclear-armed giants across their disputed 3,500-kilometer frontier, but no one has been killed in decades
(5th UPDATE) The Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong, and International Federation of Journalists say the conviction is a crime against press freedom
'Currently both sides are taking appropriate actions to ease the border situation based on this consensus,' says Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying
Wool from pashmina goats is the most expensive and coveted cashmere in the world. But the shaggy creatures that provide the yarn are being pushed out of their grazing lands.
The US Department of Homeland Security says the closure, first ordered on March 20 and due to expire May 20, will be extended until June 22 and reviewed every 30 days
Whistleblower and President of the Freedom of the Press Foundation Edward Snowden talks about the rolling back of freedoms under pandemic emergency powers
Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz talks about how journalism and democracy can survive the information ecosystem created by the tech platforms
The assailants who entered the facility through the main gate moved straight to the maternity ward, Doctors Without Borders says
The Philippines, now ranked 136th, is cited as having state troll armies which weaponize disinformation on social media, as well as having some intolerance towards critical journalism
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says the pandemic was 'highlighting and amplifying the many crises' already casting a shadow on press freedom
'During the coronavirus crisis, when information is especially crucial, the authorities must let journalists do their work, regardless of the kind of media they report for,' says Daniel Bastard of Reporters Without Borders
Tracker-19 'aims to evaluate the pandemic’s impacts on journalism' and 'document state censorship and deliberate disinformation, and their impact on the right to reliable news and information'
Daniel Bastard, Reporters Without Borders Asia Pacific desk head, recalls telling Communications Secretary Martin Andanar that they can agree to disagree
Kai Sotto, who seeks to become the first Filipino-born player to reach the NBA, has come a long way since deciding to train in the United States
The move takes to $9.9 billion the total the Pentagon has been forced by President Donald Trump to reallocate to the barrier, after Congress repeatedly blocked funding
Basketball Without Borders has produced a number of up-and-coming NBA players, among them Pascal Siakam, Deande Ayton, and Jamal Murray
The suicide occurred after the man was denied entry to the US at the bridge between the Mexican city of Reynosa and Pharr, Texas, says officials in Mexico
'Entire Wall is under construction or getting ready to start!' the president tweets
Turkey says the decision announced by the Saudi court 'is far from meeting the expectations of both our country and the international community to shed light on the murder with all its dimensions and deliver justice'
Media rights watchdog Reporters Without Borders says the death sentence for 5 culprits 'did not respect international standards of justice'
60% of displaced people in camps wait their turn in tents, but more than a quarter are sleeping in the open air
The 'historically low' number mostly died covering conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and Afghanistan, Reporters Without Borders says, which warned 'journalism remains a dangerous profession'
The shootout in Coahuila state near the US border is between suspected drug traffickers and police
A cordless reciprocating saw that sells for as little as $100 can slice through the wall in minutes, the Washington Post reports
The Ciudad Juarez-El Paso bridge becomes neutral territory for 4 hours during the event, held for the 7th time, to allow undocumented migrants to the US to see their Mexican families
US authorities have been fighting the drug trade for half a century, but in fentanyl, they are facing the deadliest drug yet
A tricky act: Low-income town Douglas in Arizona tries to balance federal and local concerns, as it aims to banish 'myths' about border communities
(UPDATED) President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces the start of the attack on Twitter, labeling it 'Operation Peace Spring'
It is the only crossing between the two countries controlled by Syrian regime forces on one side and Iraqi federal authorities on the other
'The sovereign council...ordered the closure of the border with Libya and Central African Republic as it threatened the security and economy of the country,' says a statement by the ruling body
'One of the main problems currently is the fact that in practice the vaccine is rationed by the WHO and that too few people at risk are protected today,' Doctors without Borders says
The US Supreme Court's decision – temporarily in effect while lower court proceedings play out – is a victory for Trump's restrictive immigration policies
(UPDATED) 'This attempt to intimidate and silence Abante...must be resisted by all freedom-loving Filipinos,' says the spokesperson of Vice President Leni Robredo
'These journalists refused to be silenced and continue to raise their voices against the abuse of power, corruption and other crimes,' says Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Christophe Deloire
Harold Alarcon helps steer the East All-Stars to a win over the West All-Stars to beat out his 7 teammates for the special award
More than 600 'Googlers' sign a petition prompted by word that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was preparing to request bids on a massive cloud computing contract
Standouts from the national youth team and Jr NBA get to represent the Philippines in the Basketball Without Borders Asia
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the top congressional Democrats, denounce the ruling
The International Organization of Migration in Libya says, a 'wooden boat carrying around 250 people, including women and children, sank some 5 nautical miles from the coast'
Thousands of undocumented migrants wait in fear ahead of nationwide raids that could have them expelled from the United States
The US Customs and Border Protection agency, which has faced severe criticism over its treatment of detained migrants, says it takes 'all allegations seriously'
The RSF delegation went to Riyadh in late April and urged Saudi authorities to release 30 journalists who it says are imprisoned in the kingdom for their work
An officer of the rescuing Indo-Tibetan Border Police says, the 'GoPro has proved to be like the black box of an aircraft giving an insight into the last few moments of the climbers'
PRESS RELEASE: Eight Pinoy whiz kids win multiple awards at the Mathematics Without Borders Tournament Finals in Nessebar, Bulgaria
A shocking photo of the lifeless bodies of Oscar Alberto Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria lying face down in the Rio Grande has fueled concern and outrage around the world