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17 January 2017

Seven foreign journalists have been barred from entering The Gambia, where President Yahya Jammeh is refusing to quit days before the planned inauguration of his rival Adama Barrow, they said Tuesday. ...

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16 January 2017

Bahraini authorities on Monday slapped a ban on the electronic edition of the pro-opposition Al-Wasat daily, accusing it of "sowing sedition". ...

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16 January 2017

A Bahrain court on Monday adjourned the trial of a female journalist charged with working for foreign media without the proper permit, a judicial source said. ...

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13 January 2017

Unidentified attackers shot dead a journalist in Pakistan's troubled southwestern Balochistan province, close to Afghan and Iranian border, police said Friday. ...

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12 January 2017

Independent Afghan TV news station TOLO picked up the 2016 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb prize Thursday for its fearless reporting in one of the world's most dangerous countries. ...

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09 January 2017

Another private Gambian radio station, the popular Paradise FM, was shut down late Sunday by authorities, media sources said, making it the fourth radio station to be ordered off air so far this month. ...

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08 January 2017

A suspected jihadist held in eastern Libya told a local television channel late Saturday that two Tunisian journalists who went missing in 2014 were killed by the Islamic State group. ...

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06 January 2017

One of Charlie Hebdo's most outspoken journalists said on Friday she is quitting the French satirical magazine because it has gone soft on Islamist extremism. ...

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05 January 2017

A former French jihadist responsible for indoctrinating the gunman who attacked the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris has admitted that he is partly to blame for the violence two years ago. ...

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05 January 2017

The editor of Charlie Hebdo believes the world has become less tolerant of the French satirical newspaper's black humour but he staunchly defends the right to offend, two years after jihadist gunmen killed many of its staff. ...

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