Oct 18, 2016

Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in U.K. banking row

Russia accused Britain of political censorship Monday after a British state-owned bank withdrew its services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT. RT said NatWest, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), which is majority-controlled by the British government, had not explained why it was ...

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' fugitive antihero

Oct 4, 2016

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' fugitive antihero

As WikiLeaks celebrates its 10th anniversary, its founder Julian Assange remains holed up in Ecuador’s embassy in London, where he has lived for more than four years to avoid arrest. To his supporters, the case of the pale, lanky Australian ex-hacker stuck in a ...

Sep 28, 2016

Playboy features first Muslim woman in hijab

Playboy magazine for the first time is featuring a Muslim woman wearing a hijab in a spread that is drawing both praise and criticism. American journalist Noor Tagouri appears in the magazine’s October “Renegades” edition, a series that focuses on men and women “who ...