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28 February 2017

The lawyer of a Bahraini journalist charged with working for foreign media without the proper permit demanded her acquittal Tuesday, arguing that she was indeed accredited, a judicial source said. ...

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25 February 2017

Police fired tear gas at hundreds of people Saturday as they marched through Togo's capital to protest the shutdown of two private media channels. ...

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25 February 2017

A female reporter working for Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw was killed Saturday covering the fighting between government forces and the Islamic State group in Mosul, her channel said. ...

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23 February 2017

Protesters and journalists risk falling afoul of new anti-terror laws passed in Honduras this week as part of a tougher government crackdown on vicious gangs. ...

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23 February 2017

Love fishing? You may be out of luck if you speak Russian and happen to live in Ukraine. ...

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21 February 2017

A senior Palestinian journalist has been released after 10 months in an Israeli jail without charge, he told AFP on Tuesday. ...

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21 February 2017

Journalists in conflict zones are facing unprecedented threats amid a rise in violent non-state actors, a decline in rule of law and increased reliance on freelancers, a media watchdog said Tuesday. ...

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19 February 2017

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday said America's vast military continues to run smoothly, even though President Donald Trump's first month has been marked by consecutive crises. ...

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17 February 2017

Lithuanian prosecutors said Friday they had opened a probe into who was responsible for spreading false allegations of a rape committed by German troops freshly deployed to the Baltic NATO state. ...

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13 February 2017

Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award. ...

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