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07 January 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sent his condolences to the victims of the Paris newspaper attack and condemned "terrorism" in all its forms, his spokesman said Wednesday. ...

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07 January 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday condemned the "despicable" attack on a French satirical weekly that left at least 12 people dead in a condolence letter to President Francois Hollande. ...

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07 January 2015

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker condemned an attack on a French satirical magazine in Paris on Wednesday in which 12 people died, calling it an an act of "barbarism". ...

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07 January 2015

A Bangladesh court Wednesday banned local media from reporting speeches by the son of the besieged opposition leader, after authorities sought to muzzle dissent amid a wave of deadly anti-government protests. ...

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06 January 2015

Less than a week after an abortive coup attempt, Gambian president Yahya Jammeh handed the foreign and communications portfolios to journalists in a government reshuffle, officials said Tuesday. ...

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04 January 2015

Authorities in Gambia ordered the closure of a popular radio station as part of a crackdown following a failed attack on the presidential palace, a source close to the government said Sunday. ...

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04 January 2015

A bomb explosion in a mainly Shiite Yemeni city on Sunday killed at least four people including a reporter and wounded 25 others, officials said. ...

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02 January 2015

One of Ukraine's biggest TV networks faced the threat Friday of being taken off air for filling its highly-rated New Year's Eve show with Russian pop songs beamed live from Moscow. ...

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01 January 2015

Egypt's top court Thursday ordered a retrial of three Al-Jazeera reporters whose imprisonment on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood triggered global outrage, but kept them in custody pending a new hearing. ...

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01 January 2015

Egypt's top court hears an appeal Thursday by three jailed journalists of Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television as hopes of their release grew amid diplomatic efforts to end a bitter row between Cairo and Doha. ...

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