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17 June 2017

A senior Human Rights Watch activist on Saturday said she fears pro-Moscow rebels have captured a Ukrainian reporter and blogger missing for two weeks in the country's eastern war zone. ...

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16 June 2017

AFP's Kabul bureau has won one of Asia's most prestigious journalism prizes for a report exposing the practice of "bacha bazi", or institutionalised child sex slavery, and its detrimental effects on security in war-torn Afghanistan. ...

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15 June 2017

An Australian television journalist was shot in the neck on Thursday as he reported from a southern Philippine city where Islamist militants are battling government troops, but he did not suffer major injuries. ...

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15 June 2017

Mexican journalists will protest Thursday to mark one month since the killing of their colleague Javier Valdez, a noted expert on drug trafficking whose death looks a long way from being brought to justice. ...

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15 June 2017

An Australian television journalist was shot in the neck on Thursday as he reported from a southern Philippine city where Islamist militants are battling government troops, but he did not suffer major injuries. ...

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14 June 2017

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Wednesday that he was in favour of closing the offices of Qatari channel Al-Jazeera, after several Arab states did so. ...

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13 June 2017

The man found guilty of organising the 2006 murder of Russian investigative reporter and human rights campaigner Anna Politkovskaya has died in jail, his lawyer said Tuesday. ...

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13 June 2017

Short of newspapers, Venezuelans are getting updates about their country's deadly political crisis live -- acted out by reporters on the bus to work. Maria Gabriela Fernandez and Dereck Blanco stand on board inside a black frame. ...

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13 June 2017

Short of newspapers, Venezuelans are getting updates about their country's deadly political crisis live -- acted out by reporters on the bus to work. Maria Gabriela Fernandez and Dereck Blanco stand on board inside a black frame. ...

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08 June 2017

At least 20 foreign journalists have been refused entry to South Sudan for producing reports deemed "insulting", a government official confirmed Thursday. ...

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