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14 October 2014

Rwanda's president on Tuesday accused the BBC of "genocide denial" after it aired a controversial documentary on the country's leadership and the mass killings of 1994. ...

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13 October 2014

The Turkish authorities have freed three German photojournalists arrested in the mainly Kurdish southeast of the country after holding them in custody for over a day, the reporters said Monday. ...

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12 October 2014

An attack that killed the police chief for Iraq's troubled Anbar province Sunday also killed a cameraman working for the police's media arm, officers and colleagues said. ...

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12 October 2014

Gunmen shot and seriously wounded a Somali journalist working for a London-based television channel in an attack outside his home in Mogadishu on Sunday, colleagues said. ...

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12 October 2014

Kidnappings, beheadings, a hatred of journalists: the areas controlled by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have become "black holes" of news where even war-hardened reporters dare not venture. ...

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10 October 2014

Islamic State militants executed an Iraqi news cameraman and 12 other people on Friday in several towns and villages north of Baghdad, officials, relatives and witnesses said. ...

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10 October 2014

Islamic State militants executed an Iraqi news cameraman, his brother and two other civilians in public Friday in a village north of Baghdad, the journalist's relatives said. ...

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10 October 2014

The father of James Foley, the US reporter beheaded at the hands of Islamic State militants in August, said Friday he believed governments would have to negotiate with the extremists "eventually". ...

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09 October 2014

Hundreds of colleagues, friends and family paid tribute Thursday to the numerous journalists killed over the past year, including US reporter James Foley, whose "vile" beheading at the hands of Islamic State militants sparked global outrage. ...

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06 October 2014

Spain's top-selling newspaper El Pais launched an online edition in Catalan on Monday, challenging competitors in Catalonia at a time of intense interest over the drive for independence in the region. ...

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