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31 December 2014

One hundred and eighteen journalists and media staff were killed around the world in 2014, with Pakistan and Syria the deadliest countries, the International Federation of Journalists said Wednesday. ...

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30 December 2014

Egypt's top court hears an appeal Thursday by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base. ...

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27 December 2014

Donning bullet-proof jackets, a score of foreign journalists clamber aboard an armoured vehicle headed for Ukraine's front line as Kiev flexes muscle in the propaganda war with Russia. ...

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23 December 2014

The gruesome murders of foreign journalists by the Islamic State group contributed to 2014 being a particularly deadly year for international correspondents, an annual review by the Committee to Protect Journalists reported Tuesday. ...

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22 December 2014

Time magazine named AFP's Bulent Kilic as its Best Wire Photographer for 2014 on Monday for his powerful images from the Syrian border, Ukraine and his native Turkey. ...

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21 December 2014

An Afghan journalist who was seriously injured during a suicide attack on a French cultural centre died of his wounds in hospital on Sunday, officials said. ...

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21 December 2014

An Afghan journalist who was seriously injured during a suicide attack on a French cultural centre died of his wounds in hospital on Sunday, officials said. ...

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19 December 2014

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violates basic freedoms. ...

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19 December 2014

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday signed into law a controversial anti-terror bill that sparked brawls in parliament and charges that it violated basic freedoms. ...

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18 December 2014

Kenyan lawmakers on Thursday voted in favour of a tough anti-terror bill following a heated debate that sparked a brawl in parliament between opposition and pro-government MPs. ...

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