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04 June 2017

The government in Sunni-ruled Bahrain announced Sunday an indefinite ban on the independent Al-Wasat newspaper on accusations that it publishes "what sows division" in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. ...

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01 June 2017

Two East Timor journalists accused of defaming the prime minister were found not guilty by a Dili court on Thursday, in a case that had sparked alarm among press freedom campaigners. ...

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01 June 2017

Venezuela's National Guard forces on Wednesday assaulted several reporters, including AFP photographer Luis Robayo, as they covered a protest against President Nicolas Maduro. ...

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31 May 2017

The BBC's Afghan driver was killed and four of its journalists were injured on Wednesday in a massive truck bomb blast that ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter, the British broadcaster said. ...

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29 May 2017

Kiev security services on Monday said they were conducting searches in the Ukrainian offices of the popular Russian internet company Yandex as part of a treason probe. ...

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28 May 2017

Demonstrators clashed with Venezuelan police again Saturday as they descended on the offices of the state media regulator, the latest in nearly two months of often-violent protests demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. ...

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27 May 2017

Protesters descended Saturday on the offices of Venezuela's state media regulator, the latest in nearly two months of often-violent protests demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro. ...

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27 May 2017

A Turkish court formally arrested two staffers from opposition daily Sozcu late Friday over alleged links to last year's failed coup, the paper and state media reported. ...

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26 May 2017

Two freelance cameramen were killed in rebel shelling of the outskirts of Yemen's third city Taez on Friday as they filmed fighting with government troops, security officials said. ...

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25 May 2017

A Bahraini court Thursday slapped a journalist with a fine of 1,000 dinars ($2650, 2360 euros) for working with foreign media without a permit, a court official said. ...

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