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06 April 2014

The body of a far-right Ukrainian activist and reporter was found dumped in the woods with signs of torture a day after his abduction, his party said on Sunday. ...

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04 April 2014

Anja Niedringhaus, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer for the Associated Press, was shot dead in Afghanistan's Khost Province on Friday on the eve of the presidential election in that country. ...

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04 April 2014

A female Western journalist was shot dead and another wounded in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost on Friday, on the eve of the country's presidential election, police said. ...

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Stephanie Aglietti

04 April 2014

Twice a week and for half an hour, everything stops on the hillsides of Rwanda as people huddle around a radio and listen to a soap opera that aims to help heal the wounds left by the genocide. ...

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01 April 2014

Colombian newspapers said Tuesday they are sending 52 tons of newsprint to independent newspapers in Venezuela so they can keep publishing. ...

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Anna CUENCA

30 March 2014

Two Spanish journalists taken hostage in Syria by an Al-Qaeda-linked group were freed after six months in captivity and were heading back to Spain on Sunday, one of their employers said. ...

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30 March 2014

Two Spanish journalists taken hostage by an Al-Qaeda-linked group last year have been freed, the Spanish daily El Mundo reported Sunday. ...

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29 March 2014

Prosecutors in Egypt are blaming five masked gunmen from the Muslim Brotherhood for killing a woman journalist and four others the day before in Cairo, a judicial source said Saturday. ...

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28 March 2014

Unknown gunmen opened fire at the car of a prominent Pakistani television anchor known for his outspoken views against the Taliban, killing his driver and injuring his bodyguard, officials said. ...

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28 March 2014

Three people including an Egyptian woman journalist were killed in Cairo Friday as police clashed with Islamists protesting against ex-army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's presidency bid, a security official said. ...

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