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18 April 2015

It's witnessed the collapse of an empire, the horrendous massacre of its people and the birth of an entirely new state. And it keeps on printing. ...

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17 April 2015

A Norwegian journalist held in Yemen since late March has been released and is on his way home, the Norwegian foreign ministry said Friday. ...

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15 April 2015

"One day, for a laugh, I will have to publish all the threats I received at Charlie Hebdo," French cartoonist Charb wrote in a book he finished just two days before being mowed down by jihadist gunmen. ...

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14 April 2015

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday that a Washington Post reporter who has been detained in Iran for the past nine months faced "very serious" charges. ...

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13 April 2015

A Turkish court on Monday acquitted a Dutch journalist tried on charges of spreading "terrorist propaganda" for the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), a judicial source said. ...

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10 April 2015

An experienced war photographer has vowed to fight the Japanese government after being issued a passport that specifically bars him from going to violence-wracked Iraq and Syria. ...

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09 April 2015

A Norwegian freelance journalist has been arrested in the Yemeni capital Sanaa and accused of spying against the Huthi Shiite rebels who have seized the city, media reports said on Thursday. ...

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08 April 2015

Lithuania on Wednesday banned a Russian-language television channel for three months, accusing it of propaganda while covering events in Ukraine. ...

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05 April 2015

A radio station catering specifically to northern Iraq's large displaced population began broadcasting on Sunday near the Kurdish capital Arbil. ...

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05 April 2015

Yemeni rebels fired mortar rounds Sunday at a television station loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi in the southern city of Aden, forcing it off the air, an official said. ...

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