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27 March 2014

The only surviving child of Sardar Ahmad, the AFP reporter gunned down with the rest of his family in a Kabul hotel, has made a rapid recovery, doctors said Thursday in a development his family hailed as a "miracle". ...

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26 March 2014

A member of the Kurdish peshmerga force will be tried for the murder over the weekend of a prominent Iraqi journalist at a Baghdad checkpoint, a judicial spokesman said Wednesday. ...

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25 March 2014

The only surviving child of Sardar Ahmad, the AFP reporter killed with the rest of his family in an attack on a Kabul hotel, left intensive care on Tuesday after treatment for multiple bullet wounds. ...

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25 March 2014

The Afghan spy agency on Tuesday accused its Pakistani intelligence counterparts of involvement in planning an attack on a Kabul hotel that killed nine people including an AFP journalist. ...

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24 March 2014

The United States on Monday condemned the killing of a prominent Iraqi journalist in Baghdad over the weekend, describing the shooting as murder. ...

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24 March 2014

The only surviving child of Sardar Ahmad, the AFP reporter who was killed with his family in an attack on a Kabul hotel, is showing signs of improvement in hospital, doctors said Monday. ...

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23 March 2014

A Pakistani journalist who was shot dead in the southern port city of Karachi three years ago was posthumously honoured Sunday with one of the country's top civilian awards. ...

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23 March 2014

The host of a news show on a Moscow radio station said Sunday he had been fired for questioning Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. ...

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23 March 2014

Hundreds of well-wishers turned out in pouring rain Sunday to mourn the loss of Sardar Ahmad, AFP's senior reporter in Kabul, and his wife and two of their children who were killed in a Taliban attack. ...

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22 March 2014

The military wing of Hamas which rules Gaza sent threatening text messages to Israelis on Saturday, 10 years after the Palestinian Islamist movement's spiritual leader was killed in an Israeli air strike. ...

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