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Hundreds protest over sacking of Hong Kong editor

Hong Kong - Hundreds of protesters gathered Monday outside the headquarters of a Hong Kong newspaper where a respected editor was recently sacked after publishing a front-page story linked to the Panama Papers leak.

Top Sudan court lifts ban on newspaper: Editor

Khartoum - Sudan's highest court has allowed a leading newspaper to resume publishing, nearly five months after the authorities banned it from printing, the newspaper's editor said on Monday.

French journalist infiltrates jihadist cell for six months

Paris - A French journalist infiltrated a cell of would-be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP.

'Obama out': president gets in final laughs with US media

Washington - President Barack Obama cracked jokes and poked fun at rivals Saturday in his last appearance as US leader at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, ending his performance with a mic drop and the words "Obama out.

Turkey detains pro-Kurdish news editor over tweets: channel

Istanbul - Turkish authorities on Saturday detained the chief news editor of a pro-Kurdish television channel over tweets posted on his account, the broadcaster said, as concern grows over freedom of expression in the country.

Turkey journalists jailed for publishing Mohammed cartoon

Ankara - An Istanbul court on Thursday sentenced two prominent Turkish journalists to two years behind bars for illustrating their columns with a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed originally published by French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo.

Global press freedom at 12-year low, watchdog says

Washington - Global press freedom fell in 2015, hit by violence against journalists in the Middle East, intimidation in Mexico and concerns about free expression in Hong Kong, a watchdog said Wednesday.

Global press freedom at 12-year low, watchdog says

Washington - Global press freedom fell in 2015, hit by violence against journalists in the Middle East, intimidation in Mexico and concerns about free expression in Hong Kong, a watchdog said Wednesday.

Global press freedom at 12-year low, watchdog says

Washington - Global press freedom fell in 2015, hit by violence against journalists in the Middle East, intimidation in Mexico and concerns about free expression in Hong Kong, a watchdog said Wednesday.

Dutch FM warns no safety 'guarantees' for visitors to Turkey

Den Haag - Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has warned the Netherlands cannot guarantee the safety of citizens travelling to Turkey if they have been critical of Turkish leaders.

Ukraine strips top political talk show host of work permit

Kiev - Ukraine's most prominent political talk show host was stripped of his work permit on Tuesday in what he described as a politically-charged case.

Family of Iceland president's wife tied to 'Panama Papers'

Reykjav - Iceland's president on Monday denied knowing that his wife's family had offshore investments which were revealed in the "Panama Papers" leak following revelations in the Icelandic media.

Foreign reporters face tough times in turbulent Turkey

Ankara - Hasnain Kazim, German news weekly Der Spiegel's resident correspondent in Turkey, last year applied to renew his Turkish press card -- usually a mere formality. But when he had no reply, he knew something was wrong.

Turkish reporter in spy trial fined for 'insulting' Erdogan

Istanbul - Can Dundar, editor-in-chief of Turkey's leading opposition daily Cumhuriyet, was fined nearly 9,000 euros Monday for "insulting" President Recep Tayyip Erdogan when he was prime minister.

Burglary at Dutch flat of journalist briefly held in Turkey

Den Haag - A Dutch journalist who was briefly detained by Turkish police after tweeting about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said Monday her Amsterdam apartment had been broken into, denouncing what she called "intimidation.

Dutch journalist arrested in Turkey after anti-Erdogan tweets

Ankara - A Dutch journalist said Sunday she was detained for several hours overnight by Turkish police after for sending tweets deemed critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Merkel admits 'error' in Erdogan satire row

Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday admitted she had made an "error" in the bitter freedom of speech row sparked by a comedian's poem about Turkey's president.

French finance minister denies twanging journalist's panties

Paris - French Finance Minister Michel Sapin on Friday denied "slanderous" accusations that he pulled the exposed elastic of a journalist's underwear as she bent over in his presence.

Australian TV crew fly home after Beirut kidnap deal

Sydney - An Australian television crew accused of helping a mother kidnap her two children from their father in Lebanon were flying home Thursday amid reports of a multi-million dollar deal struck with him to drop abduction charges.

Australian TV crew fly home after Beirut kidnap deal

Sydney - An Australian television crew accused of helping a mother kidnap her two children from their father in Lebanon were flying home Thursday amid reports of a multi-million dollar deal struck with him to drop abduction charges.

Australian TV crew fly home after Beirut kidnap deal

Sydney - An Australian television crew accused of helping a mother kidnap her two children from their father in Lebanon were flying home Thursday amid reports of a multi-million dollar deal struck with him to drop abduction charges.

Australian mother, TV crew freed on bail in Lebanon abduction case

Birut - An Australian woman and four journalists accused of kidnapping her children from their Lebanese father in Beirut were released on bail Wednesday after he dropped the charges against them.

Egypt cuts TV host's jail term over 'women are adulterous' slur

Cairo - A Cairo court on Wednesday reduced to three months a three-year sentence for a man imprisoned for saying many women in Egypt are adulterous, a judicial official said.

New fears for press freedoms as Hong Kong editor sacked

Hong Kong - The sacking of a respected Hong Kong newspaper editor triggered a furious backlash from journalists and pro-democracy campaigners Wednesday, in what was seen as the latest blow to press freedoms in the city.

Watchdog says press freedom in decline in 'new era of propaganda'

Paris - World press freedom deteriorated in 2015, especially in the Americas, advocacy group Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday as it released its annual rankings, warning of "a new era of propaganda".

Portugal ex-cop wins appeal in Maddie McCann libel case

Lisbon - A Portuguese ex-policeman who headed the probe into the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann has won his appeal in a libel battle with her parents, overturning a verdict that saw him ordered to pay out huge damages, the court said Tuesday....

Russia opens 'extremism' probe into U.S.-funded Crimea news site

Simferopol - Russian security forces in annexed Crimea on Tuesday opened a criminal probe into a US-funded news site for allegedly condoning extremism, searching three journalists' homes and hauling them in for questioning. The Krym.

Turkish ex-police chiefs on trial over Armenian journalist's murder

Istanbul - Dozens of former Turkish public officials, including former police chiefs, went on trial Tuesday on charges of negligence over the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007 that sent shockwaves around the country.

Panama president seeks global efforts to handle tax haven row

Toukyo - Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela called on Tuesday for global efforts to tackle the "Panama Papers" scandal, insisting it is not a problem just for his country but the international financial system as a whole.

UN envoy says Japanese media independence under threat

Toukyo - A UN special envoy urged the Japanese government on Tuesday to protect media independence, which he warned is facing "serious threats.
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