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10 March 2014

A Canadian photojournalist, Ali Mustafa, has been killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, activists said. ...

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Dario THUBURN

10 March 2014

With a pile of shredded documents in a corner, dozens of volunteers in a Kiev office are hard at work on the frontlines of journalism -- piecing together an ousted president's web of corruption. ...

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Michael MAINVILLE

08 March 2014

Concern was mounting Saturday over the safety of journalists in Crimea after reports that Ukrainian reporters were beaten by pro-Russian militants and an international television crew had its equipment seized. ...

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08 March 2014

A Beirut-based satellite television channel said that one of its cameramen was killed on Saturday while covering the fighting in eastern Syria. ...

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07 March 2014

Israeli settlers in the West Bank stoned the car of a Palestinian photographer working for AFP, slightly injuring him, as he was on his way to cover a story Friday. ...

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07 March 2014

A Beirut-based Danish journalist has been freed after being abducted in Lebanon and held hostage for almost one month, his former employer, Danish broadcaster DR, said on Friday. ...

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Anna MALPAS

06 March 2014

Russia's state-controlled media has gone into propaganda overdrive to justify action in Crimea and raise fears over Ukraine's new leaders, in an offensive ridiculed by observers as a throwback to Soviet-era indoctrination. ...

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06 March 2014

An American anchor for the Moscow-funded Russia Today television network resigned live on air Wednesday in protest at the deployment of Russia-backed forces in Ukraine. ...

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Haitham EL-TABEI

06 March 2014

The trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting deposed Egypt's president Mohamed Morsi's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood on Wednesday heard defendants charge they were tortured and denied medical care. ...

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05 March 2014

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday that photographs from Crimea of military vehicles with Russian numberplates and video of an armed man claiming he is Russian were a "provocation" and "nonsense. ...

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