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18 September 2018

A Danish court said Tuesday it will rule next week on a sentencing appeal by Peter Madsen, convicted for the 2017 murder of a Swedish journalist aboard his homemade submarine. ...

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17 September 2018

Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims. ...

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16 September 2018

Several dozen people rallied in central Yangon on Sunday against the jailing of two Reuters journalists, lamenting the shrinking space for free expression in Myanmar despite the advent of civilian rule. ...

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14 September 2018

Two British journalists and an Argentine were detained by the Venezuelan military on Friday at the northwestern border with Colombia, the national press union (SNTP) said. ...

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14 September 2018

A journalist who was kidnapped three days ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east has been found in a "very weak" state, his radio station said Friday. ...

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13 September 2018

The West "has abandoned Turkey" and let itself be blackmailed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the issue of migration, prominent exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar told AFP in an interview. ...

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13 September 2018

Kurdish fighters in northern Syria detained an alleged Italian member of the Islamic State group as he was trying to flee across the border to Turkey, they said Thursday. ...

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13 September 2018

The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment. ...

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13 September 2018

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday robustly defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists who were reporting on the Rohingya crisis, as she hit back at global criticism of a trial widely seen as an attempt to muzzle the free press. ...

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13 September 2018

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday that two Reuters journalists jailed for investigating a massacre in Rakhine state were not convicted because they were journalists but because they broke the law. ...

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