Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013 06:44
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013 09:47
ANKARA, TURKEY: A Turkish newspaper said Monday it plans to sue Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a "treason" row that has highlighted political tensions in the country.
10 Dec 2013 10:30
PARIS, FRANCE: Retailer Carrefour, a global leader in the supermarket business, reported a recovery into profit in the first half on Thursday, 29 August, and the company's shares rose 3.71% to €23.63.
30 Aug 2013 07:43
LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.
22 Apr 2013 11:05
ANKARA, TURKEY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have called on the newly appointed US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to raise press freedom concerns with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during Kerry's visit to Turkey on Friday.
1 Mar 2013 16:05
NEW YORK, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: McCann "Truth about Wellness" global research study reveals multiple contradictions & cultural upsets around the world. More than half of respondents (54%) think that technology is making us healthier while 46% think it is making us sicker; globally 94% of consumers agree brands have a role in supporting their wellness needs.
16 Jan 2013 08:49
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / ANKARA, TURKEY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned the prosecution of 41 Turkish journalists on terrorism-related charges, calling their trial a move by the government to intimidate the press and silence criticism.
29 Sep 2012 11:24
WARSAW, POLAND: Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Mobile on Wednesday launched operations in Central Europe offering a prepaid service in Poland and aims to expand its mobile telephony presence in the region.
23 Aug 2012 12:43
NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.
21 Aug 2012 11:16
ANKARA, TURKEY: Nothing says, 'Holiday's over, hello real world' more than dirty laundry. Post vacation blues hit the best of us and a bag of dirty laundry is last thing a person wants to imagine after a luxury holiday. Ariel sought to target its product with this audience in mind.
23 Apr 2012 13:41
Turkish cellphone operator Turkcell has filed a US$4.2bn (R32.45bn) lawsuit in a US court against MTN over alleged corruption in a deal in Iran, the companies said yesterday.
30 Mar 2012 07:08
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / ANKARA, TURKEY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have welcomed the release of four Turkish journalists held for over a year on spurious charges of aiding a terrorist group, and called on Turkish authorities to do more to respect freedom of the press.
16 Mar 2012 07:24
DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has called on Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari to end violence and intimidation against media professionals and take strong measures to end impunity in Pakistan, the world's most dangerous country for journalists.
5 Mar 2012 07:52
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Turkey's Ministry for EU Affairs has been confirmed as the headline sponsor for the IHT Global Sports Business Summit 25-26 April 2012.
24 Feb 2012 08:46
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
15 Feb 2012 12:23
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012 12:14
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: After the two-day Creative Summit at the 5th Intercontinental Advertising Cup in Istanbul that hosted more than 30 excellent high-profile speakers, inspiring golden winners from four continents, gurus, teachers, managers, creative leaders, stars and global legends, the Golden Stage of Istanbul finally welcomed also the new winners of the trophies.
2 Feb 2012 12:06
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Berlin School of Creative Leadership announce the first Creative Leadership Award. Steel Cup with the Fire Ring, the symbol of Berlin School of Creative Leadership, inside was designed to celebrate exceptional leaders who have set new standards in the communication and creative industries.
13 Jan 2012 09:13
RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released inaugural data on worldwide online video viewing from the comScore Video Metrix service.
15 Dec 2011 08:34
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing 376.6 million unique visitors went online in October 2011 for an average of 27.8 hours per person.
12 Dec 2011 11:15
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: A free seat and an empty wall for graffiti are waiting for the visitors of the Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit in Istanbul, turkey, and a rich and attractive program has been planned for 26 and 27 January at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Istanbul.
2 Dec 2011 12:40
ISTANBUL, TURKEY: The fifth Intercontinental Advertising CUP will be held 26 -27 January 2012, in Istanbul, Turkey. The winners from first Asia-Pacific advertising festival ADFEST, Ibero American advertising festival FIAP, Art Directors Club of Europe ADC*E and New European Golden Drum will - as best of the best from four continents - compete for 39 beautiful steel cup trophies.
25 Nov 2011 10:25
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.
17 Nov 2011 09:46
LISBON, PORTUGAL / LONDON, UK: The Eurobest Advertising Festival, taking place from 28-30 November, has announced the last of its eight juries; Craft and Integrated. The jury members will come together in Lisbon to judge the best of European creativity and award the sought after Eurobest trophies.
15 Nov 2011 07:27
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA: According to the findings of the latest CEE Telco Industry Report 2011, 14.2% of mobile phone owners in the CEE region have a smartphone.
3 Nov 2011 08:49
ANKARA, TURKEY: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of internet usage in Europe and Turkey, showing that of Europe's 372 million unique visitors, Turkey accounts for 23.1 million unique visitors during August 2011.
19 Oct 2011 11:17
Yeni Raki, a traditional Turkish alcoholic beverage, engaged consumers inside duty free shops with promoters who handed out fridge magnet Z-CARDs. The product is marketed as an, "Authentic taste of the Mediterranean", a gift to take back home.
13 Oct 2011 09:41
NEW YORK, US: Women across the globe believe they have greater opportunities than their mothers... women in developed markets believe outlook different for their daughters... women prefer to get information about products on TV... quality most important driver of brand loyalty.
12 Aug 2011 10:41
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