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20 April 2014

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria for nearly a year arrived in France on Sunday after they were found abandoned in no-man's land on the Turkish border. ...

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Nicolas MILETITCH

19 April 2014

The newspaper's edition was set, ready to print, when the assailants came at 2 o'clock in the morning, Molotov cocktails in hand. "We heard someone beating violently against our windows. They ripped off the shutters and broke the glass. ...

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19 April 2014

Unknown gunmen on motorbikes opened fire at a prominent Pakistani television anchor on a busy road in the southern port city of Karachi on Saturday, officials said. ...

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19 April 2014

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef stay off the air until after next month's presidential election to avoid influencing voters, his television network said on Saturday. ...

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19 April 2014

Several foreign reporters remain captive in Syria, dubbed by a media watchdog as the most dangerous country for journalists, after four French colleagues were freed Saturday after 10 months in captivity. ...

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19 April 2014

Four French journalists held captive in Syria for almost a year were free and "in good health" on Saturday, President Francois Hollande told AFP, saying they would be back in France within hours. ...

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Mike Collier

19 April 2014

Europe's Baltic states are in talks to set up their own Russian-language television channel in a bid to counter the deluge of propaganda aimed at their ethnic Russian populations by Moscow-backed media. ...

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18 April 2014

The only surviving child of slain AFP reporter Sardar Ahmad has been discharged from hospital as he continues to recover from bullet wounds to his skull, chest and thigh. ...

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17 April 2014

An Arab Israeli journalist has been arrested after making a visit to Lebanon, his mother said Thursday, on suspicion he could have joined a "hostile organisation". ...

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16 April 2014

The German government rejected Wednesday a call by two newspapers to remove Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against spiralling tensions in Ukraine. The top-selling daily Bild and local tabloid B.Z. ...

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