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South Sudan journalist freed after six weeks in detention

South Sudan journalist freed after six weeks in detention

A prominent South Sudanese journalist said Monday he had been released after almost six weeks in detention without charge, in a case which prompted alarm from rights groups over press freedom.

Journalist gunned down in Mexico: reports

Journalist gunned down in Mexico: reports

A journalist was murdered Tuesday in southeast Mexico, her former employer and other news outlets reported.

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

Indian court orders release of journalist arrested over social media

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release on bail of a journalist arrested at the weekend and remanded to 11 days' judicial custody over social media posts allegedly defaming a local politician.

Egyptian court orders Jazeera journalist’s release

Egyptian court orders Jazeera journalist’s release

A court in Egypt has ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein from prison after more than 880 days of detention.

British, Irish leaders to attend funeral of Northern Irish journalist

British, Irish leaders to attend funeral of Northern Irish journalist

British Prime Minister Theresa May and Irish President Michael D Higgins plan to attend Wednesday's funeral of journalist Lyra McKee, who was shot dead while observing rioting in Northern Ireland last week.

Indian journalist condemns Twitter for blocking account after abuse online

Indian journalist condemns Twitter for blocking account after abuse online

One of India's best-known women journalists, Barkha Dutt, launched a scathing attack on Twitter Inc on Tuesday for temporarily locking her account after she posted details of men ...

Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

Disgraced Indian guru gets life for killing journalist

A disgraced religious sect leader was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday for murdering a journalist who exposed rampant sexual abuses by the powerful guru.

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghana journalist who exposed African football graft shot dead

Ghanaian police on Thursday opened an investigation after an undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football was shot dead.

Indian journalist to spend a year in jail for criticizing government

Indian journalist to spend a year in jail for criticizing government

An Indian journalist was sentenced to a year in jail under a stringent national security law after he criticized a top government politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), his lawyer said Wednesday.

Police search villa in north-west Turkey in Khashoggi murder probe

Police search villa in north-west Turkey in Khashoggi murder probe

Turkish police were Monday searching a villa in the north-western province of Yalova in connection with Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, state media reported.

Trump to be briefed by CIA on Khashoggi case

Trump to be briefed by CIA on Khashoggi case

The Central Intelligence Agency plans to brief US President Donald Trump on the role that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman did or did not play in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

Turkey's Vice President: Khashoggi's killer ‘will pay the price’

Turkey's Vice President: Khashoggi's killer ‘will pay the price’

Turkey's Vice President Fuat Oktay stated that Turkey has given a message that no one can ever attempt to commit a murder such as the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on its soil ...