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19 June 2018

Egyptian prosecutors on Tuesday ordered the detention of prominent activist Mohamed Adel for 15 days over allegations that he spread "false information and incited violence", his lawyer said. ...

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18 June 2018

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Gaza is close to the brink of war and expressed shock over the number of Palestinians killed and wounded by Israeli live fire during protests, in a report obtained by AFP on Monday. ...

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18 June 2018

A Canadian judge on Monday sentenced a Somali national to 15 years in prison for his role in the 2008 kidnapping of a Canadian and an Australian journalist. ...

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18 June 2018

A notorious Italian mobster, Roberto Spada, was sentenced Monday to six years in jail for violently assaulting a journalist during an interview in 2017, the video of which immediately went viral. ...

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17 June 2018

Israeli ministers on Sunday backed a draft law carrying a jail term of up to 10 years for those who film or photograph soldiers with harmful intent, the justice ministry said. ...

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15 June 2018

An Angolan prosecutor on Friday sought the conviction of outspoken rights activist and journalist Rafael Marques for accusing a former attorney general of corruption in a real estate deal. ...

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15 June 2018

Ukraine on Friday announced it had arrested a suspected organiser of the planned murder of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, whose death was staged last month in an bid to foil what Kiev said was a real assassination attempt by Moscow. ...

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15 June 2018

Thousands of mourners thronged Friday the funeral of a veteran journalist shot dead by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike outside his office in the main city of Indian Kashmir. ...

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15 June 2018

Thousands of mourners gathered Friday for the funeral of a veteran journalist shot dead by unidentified gunmen on a motorbike outside his office in the main city of Indian Kashmir. ...

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14 June 2018

Unknown gunmen shot a veteran journalist and his police bodyguard dead on Thursday in the main city of violence-plagued Kashmir, police and witnesses said. ...

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