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15 April 2014

Germany's top-selling Bild daily launched a petition Tuesday to remove two Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against escalating tensions in Ukraine. ...

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14 April 2014

Fed-up with the massive rigging that took place in previous elections, Afghan voters have been using social media to highlight alleged fraud, and officials are starting to take notice. ...

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12 April 2014

A total of 181 journalists have been the target of attacks, thefts or arbitrary detentions in Venezuela since the start of anti-government protests two months ago, a reporters' union said Saturday. ...

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10 April 2014

A Nigerian man who tweeted pictures of an attempted jail break at the country's intelligence agency headquarters has been arrested and held incommunicado for 11 days, his family said Thursday. ...

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08 April 2014

Soldiers use bayonets to kill the wounded in a hospital. Machete-carrying militiamen rampage in the streets. Children are mutilated. ...

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08 April 2014

The family of an Al-Jazeera journalist detained in Egypt for nearly eight months called for his immediate release Tuesday, saying his health has deteriorated during a hunger strike. ...

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08 April 2014

The only surviving child of Sardar Ahmad, the AFP reporter gunned down with the rest of his family in a Kabul hotel, may soon leave hospital after rapidly recovering from multiple bullet wounds, doctors said Tuesday. ...

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08 April 2014

The Canadian journalist who was badly injured when her Associated Press colleague was shot dead by a policeman in Afghanistan has been flown to Germany for further medical treatment, the news agency said Tuesday. ...

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07 April 2014

The wife of an Iraqi journalist shot dead at a Baghdad checkpoint for a "trivial reason" burst into tears when faced with his alleged killer in court on Monday. ...

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07 April 2014

Pressure mounted on the British minister in charge of a new press regulation system on Sunday after a Conservative Party grandee called for her resignation over parliament's latest expenses scandal. ...

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