Cape Town hotel tops Lonely Planet's best-value list

2014-02-20 09:56

Cape Town continues its must-visit trend as two of the city's establishments have made it into Lonely Planet’s top three best-value hotels in the world.

Chinese censors block New York Times

2012-10-26 10:02

Chinese censors have blocked online searches related to the New York Times as well as the newspaper's websites after it published an investigation on the wealth of the Chinese premier's family.

NY Times curbs free Web access, subs up

2012-03-20 22:27

The New York Times is cutting back on free access to its online content, as it announced gains in paid subscriptions to its news website.

Some will get round paywall: NY Times

2011-03-23 22:07

The publisher of The New York Times has said that some people will manage to find ways around paying for the newspaper online but they will mostly be teenagers and the unemployed.

Stop harassing journos, US tells Libya

2011-03-17 10:03

The White House has urged the Libyan government to refrain from harassing or using violence against journalist, as a report says four New York Times journalists have gone missing in Libya. wins top award

2010-10-31 14:41

The Online News Association has handed out awards for excellence in web journalism with winning a top honour.

NY Times pays Singapore damages

2010-03-25 17:01

The New York Times has apologised and agreed to pay Singapore's prime minister and two of his predecessors $114 000 after they sued the paper for defamation.

Controversy deepens over raid

2009-09-11 08:48

Recrimination over a bloody raid that freed a New York Times reporter from his Taliban captors in Afghanistan has deepened.

Kidnapped journalist freed

2009-09-09 07:18

A New York Times journalist kidnapped in Afghanistan has been freed during a special forces operation but his colleague was killed.

US journo escapes from Taliban

2009-06-20 22:37

A New York Times reporter kidnapped eight months ago by the Taliban has escaped to freedom, the newspaper has reported.


NY Times website hacked by Assad

2013-08-28 20:57

The popular New York Times website has been down for a second day after hackers allied with Syria's embattled Assad regime admitted interrupting the service.

Hacker posts fake New York Times op-ed

2012-07-29 21:40

The New York Times, which famously insists on the accuracy of its reports, is red faced after being fooled by a hacker's posting of an online editorial under the name of ex-boss Bill Keller.

Israel apologises to NYT journalist

2011-11-28 21:41

Israel has apologised over the strip search of pregnant New York Times photographer Lynsey Addario.

NY Times: Journos abused in Libya

2011-03-23 08:34

Libyan soldiers physically abused a team of New York Times journalists and threatened to kill them during the six days they were held in captivity, the newspaper says. will charge readers soon

2011-03-02 19:02

The New York Times is in the "final testing phase" of its plan to charge readers for full access to the newspaper's website and will start doing so soon.

Vatican slams Pope news story

2010-03-25 22:02

The Vatican has denounced what it called an "ignoble attempt" to smear the pope after he was accused of inaction over a decades-old paedophile priest scandal.

Newspapers' offices raided

2009-11-18 11:03

US investigators have raided offices for some of the nation's largest newspapers as part of a corruption probe into a powerful union.

Questions over Afghan raid

2009-09-10 10:45

British newspapers have questioned whether military force should have been used to rescue a journalist held hostage in Afghanistan.

NY Times journo abducted

2009-09-05 18:12

A New York Times journalist visiting the site of the deadly Nato airstrike in an Afghan province has been kidnapped along with his interpreter.

Fly turns jazz on its head

2009-06-18 16:00

US jazz trio Fly have released their second album, Sky & Country, turning heads with their unique approach to the music.

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