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British journalist stands by quotes in Fillon scandal
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British journalist stands by quotes in Fillon scandal

Yahoo News A British journalist whose interview with the wife of Francois Fillon added fuel to an expenses scandal engulfing his bid for the French presidency on Monday hit back at his claims of his

Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist
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Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist

Yahoo News BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A court in Kyrgyzstan has upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism.

Journalist George Krimsky, who covered Manson arrest, dies
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Journalist George Krimsky, who covered Manson arrest, dies

Yahoo News WASHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Journalist and author George Krimsky, who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activity in the Soviet Union and later co-founded a

Media watchdog asks Pakistan to probe killing of journalist
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Media watchdog asks Pakistan to probe killing of journalist

Yahoo News ISLAMABAD (AP) — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has asked Pakistan to investigate the fatal shooting of a local journalist n the country's southwest.

Journalist Clare Hollingworth, who broke news of WW II, dies
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Journalist Clare Hollingworth, who broke news of WW II, dies

Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Clare Hollingworth, a British war correspondent who was the first to report the Nazi invasion of Poland that marked the beginning of World War II, died in Hong Kong on

Turkish journalist held, accused of spreading propaganda: lawyer
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Turkish journalist held, accused of spreading propaganda: lawyer

Yahoo News A Turkish court remanded journalist Ahmet Sik in custody pending trial on Friday after he was accused of spreading the propaganda of various groups, an opposition lawmaker and a lawyer

Gunmen kidnap Iraqi journalist in Baghdad, PM orders investigation
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Gunmen kidnap Iraqi journalist in Baghdad, PM orders investigation

An Iraqi journalist was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from her home in Baghdad overnight, police and relatives said on Tuesday, prompting Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to order an investigation.

Turkey leads rise in journalist detentions: study
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Turkey leads rise in journalist detentions: study

The number of journalists detained worldwide rose in 2016, an increase related to Turkey where more than 100 journalists and media contributors are in jail, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said

Hundreds bury Algerian journalist who died on hunger strike
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Hundreds bury Algerian journalist who died on hunger strike

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a freelance journalist in Algeria who died during a months-long hunger strike protesting his prison sentence for insulting

Lawyer: Algerian journalist on hunger strike dies
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Lawyer: Algerian journalist on hunger strike dies

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A lawyer says an Algerian journalist on a hunger strike to protest a two-year sentence for offending President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died in a hospital in the capital.

Radio journalist shot dead outside home in northern Mexico
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Radio journalist shot dead outside home in northern Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A radio station in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua says one of its reporters has been shot dead outside his home.

What It's Like as an Asian-American Journalist to Interview a White Nationalist
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What It's Like as an Asian-American Journalist to Interview a White Nationalist

It’s not every day that a self-proclaimed white nationalist calls you an “honorary white person.”He was joking, of course, after I said I enjoyed a recent trip near his home in Whitefish, Montana. It

Investigative journalist Phillip Knightley dies at 87
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Investigative journalist Phillip Knightley dies at 87

LONDON (AP) — Phillip Knightley, an investigative journalist who helped win compensation for victims of thalidomide, has died at the age of 87.

AFPTV journalist wins UK award for migrant coverage
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AFPTV journalist wins UK award for migrant coverage

AFPTV correspondent Will Vassilopoulos on Wednesday won an award for his coverage of the migrant crisis in his native Greece from Britain's Rory Peck Trust which supports freelancers globally.

OSCE calls for release of journalist arrested in Turkmenistan
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OSCE calls for release of journalist arrested in Turkmenistan

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Tuesday criticised authorities in repressive Turkmenistan following reports that an independent journalist was arrested for possessing

Israeli TV journalist becomes a thorn in Netanyahu's side
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Israeli TV journalist becomes a thorn in Netanyahu's side

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a series of embarrassing reports about Israel's first family, an investigative journalist has become a particular target of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

UNESCO chief demands DR Congo action over journalist murder
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UNESCO chief demands DR Congo action over journalist murder

UNESCO's director-general Irina Bokova on Monday urged authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo to bring the murderers of a television journalist to justice. Marcel Lubala was killed at his home

Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill
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Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of mourners — including first lady Michelle Obama — remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer,

Egypt sentences journalist union head to two years' jail
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Egypt sentences journalist union head to two years' jail

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the head of the journalists' union and two members to two years in prison for "harbouring fugitives", allowing them to pay bail pending an appeal. Journalists

Egypt journalist unionists get two years' jail for harboring colleagues
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Egypt journalist unionists get two years' jail for harboring colleagues

An Egyptian court sentenced the head of a journalists union and two board members to two years in prison on Saturday for harboring colleagues wanted by the law and spreading false news, judicial

Exiled Turkish journalist working on new venture from abroad
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Exiled Turkish journalist working on new venture from abroad

The exiled former editor-in-chief of Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet said Tuesday he wants journalists targeted in Turkey's post-coup government crackdown to help him with a new media venture

Young Syrian named journalist of the year by press watchdog
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Young Syrian named journalist of the year by press watchdog

Syrian freelance journalist Hadi Abdullah on Monday won one of the world's top press awards for reporting from some of the most perilous zones in his country's five-year-old war. Reporters without

Iraqi authorities release detained Japanese journalist
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Iraqi authorities release detained Japanese journalist

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese freelance journalist detained by local authorities in Iraq was released Monday after being suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group.

Journalist killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan
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Journalist killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

A journalist working for Afghan television station Ariana News was killed by a roadside bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Friday, his employer said, adding to a growing toll on media

Melania Trump sues Slovenia journalist over 'escort' claims
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Melania Trump sues Slovenia journalist over 'escort' claims

Melania Trump, wife of US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, is suing a Slovenian journalist for defamation over claims that she previously worked with an escort agency, her attorney said