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20 April 2018

The United States is offering a reward of $1 million for information about Austin Tice, an American journalist missing in Syria since 2012. The FBI announced the reward this week, without any explanation on the timing. ...

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20 April 2018

A species of ant that "explodes" and gives off a toxic, sticky liquid to fight off foes and keep its colony safe has been discovered in the jungles of Borneo island, scientists said Friday. ...

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20 April 2018

Israel's military has suggested that a photo it has distributed shows journalists are willingly being used as human shields by Palestinian militants during recent protests, but video and a witness account of the incident tell a different story. ...

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19 April 2018

Mass shootings at US schools are rising rapidly, killing more people in the last 18 years than in the entire 20th century, said a study Thursday. ...

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19 April 2018

A brother and sister who survived a shooting rampage at a Florida high school in February are writing a book about the campaign for stricter gun control in America sparked by the massacre, publisher Penguin Random House has announced. ...

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19 April 2018

The European Parliament called Thursday on Slovakia to ensure a full and independent investigation into the murder of an investigative reporter while demanding better protections for all journalists in the EU. ...

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19 April 2018

Ecuador on Wednesday said it was suspending its role as guarantor of the peace talks between Colombia's government and ELN guerrillas which have been hosted in Quito since early 2017. ...

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17 April 2018

Slovakia's controversial police chief announced his resignation Tuesday, as the murder of an investigative journalist -- which already toppled the government last month -- continues to make political waves in the small EU country. ...

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17 April 2018

Two more people have been kidnapped on the Colombia-Ecuador border by the same group responsible for the recent abductions and killing of two journalists and their driver, Ecuador said Tuesday. ...

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17 April 2018

Two more people have been kidnapped on the Colombia-Ecuador border by the same group responsible for the recent abductions and killing of two journalists and their driver, Ecuador said Tuesday. ...

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