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26 January 2015

A top aide to President Cristina Kirchner offered assurances Monday that journalists enjoy "full security" in Argentina after a reporter who revealed the suspicious death of a key prosecutor fled to Israel. ...

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26 January 2015

Eleven people, including four journalists working for South Sudan's state-run media, have been killed in an ambush in the remote west of the war-torn nation, independent Radio Tamazuj reported Monday. ...

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25 January 2015

Shiite militiamen detained three journalists covering a protest in Sanaa on Sunday against the rebels' takeover of the Yemeni capital, the journalists' union said. ...

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23 January 2015

The Islamic State (IS) group killed seven people Friday, including two journalists, in the Muqdadiyah area north of Baghdad, their employers and officials said. ...

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21 January 2015

A court in Bangladesh issued an arrest warrant for the editor of the country's top daily newspaper on Wednesday over a cartoon and article deemed offensive to Muslims. ...

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21 January 2015

Sri Lanka's new government is to reopen investigations into the murders of a high-profile newspaper editor and two lawmakers after evidence linking the former regime to the killings came to light, a minister said Wednesday. ...

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21 January 2015

Growing violence and intimidation of journalists in Afghanistan, by both Taliban insurgents and officials, are threatening the country's much-hailed progress in media freedoms, a rights group warned Wednesday. ...

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18 January 2015

US television network Fox News has apologized several times for claiming there are "totally Muslim" no-go zones in Europe, comments that aired on the station following deadly attacks in France. ...

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17 January 2015

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has sold 1.9 million copies of its latest issue, which has provoked protests by Muslims around the globe over a new cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed. ...

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16 January 2015

Portugal's Printing Press Museum will Saturday inaugurate an exhibition in honour of French cartoonist Georges Wolinski who was gunned down by Islamists in last week's attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris. ...

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