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26 April 2017

Press freedom has "never been so threatened" as it is today, according to Reporters Without Borders, with journalists harassed, jailed or disappeared in a lengthening list of countries. ...

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24 April 2017

An Italian journalist arrested in Turkey while researching refugees near the Syrian border has been freed after two weeks in detention, Italy's foreign ministry said Monday. ...

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23 April 2017

A local photographer who works with AFP was seriously wounded in a missile strike on Sunday in southwest Yemen, his colleagues said. ...

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14 April 2017

Reporters Without Borders said Friday it was "appalled" at a death sentence handed to a veteran journalist by a court in Yemen's rebel-held capital. ...

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13 April 2017

A Yemeni court in the rebel-held capital has sentenced a veteran journalist to death on charges of spying for neighbouring Saudi Arabia, the press union and rebel media said Thursday. ...

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05 April 2017

Amnesty International accused the Sudanese authorities on Wednesday of torturing a British journalist and his translator who were seized in war-torn Darfur while investigating suspected chemical attacks by government forces. ...

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04 April 2017

AFP's photographer in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, was released Monday after two days of detention, but his identity papers were confiscated and his situation remains highly uncertain. ...

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02 April 2017

AFP's photographer in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, Abdullah Doma, was detained late Saturday for the second time in several days by security services there, his family said. ...

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31 March 2017

Never-seen photographs from the September 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon released by the FBI this week show the massive devastation that faced first responders. ...

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31 March 2017

Belarus authorities on Friday raided the Minsk offices of opposition channel Belsat TV, days after they arrested more than 100 people, including journalists, over a protest against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko. ...

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