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Blank spaces replace NYT article on flagging Thai economy

Bangkok - The International New York Times said its printer in Thailand removed an article on the moribund state of the kingdom's economy Tuesday, forcing the edition to carry blank spaces including on the cover.

AFP's Tzortzinis named wire photographer of year

New York - AFP's Angelos Tzortzinis was named Time magazine's Wire Photographer of 2015 for his images documenting the refugee crisis in Greece as well as the country's economic crisis.

Chinese paper chides Miss Canada over rights stance

Bejing - Chinese media blasted this year's Miss Canada on Monday over her claim that Beijing froze her out of an international beauty pageant due to her outspoken views on human rights.

Detained Turkish journalists appeal court verdict

Ankara - Lawyers for two journalists from an Turkish opposition newspaper on Monday appealed a court ruling to detain them on spying charges over a report suggesting Ankara had shipped arms bound for Syria, the daily said.

Serbian PM takes lie detector test over tabloid claims

Belgrade - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic on Sunday passed a lie detector test that he took voluntarily over local tabloid allegations of involvement in a blackmailing affair.

Jack Ma's South China Morning Post takeover a double-edged sword

Hong Kong - Chinese Internet tycoon Jack Ma's mooted buyout of Hong Kong's struggling South China Morning Post could see the paper prosper from his Midas touch, analysts say, but also further erode its independence and with it the city's press freedoms.

Arrested journalists urge EU not to compromise on rights in Turkey talks

Istanbul - Two Turkish journalists charged with "spying" over their reports about Ankara's alleged arms supplies to Syrian rebels urged the EU on Saturday not to compromise on human rights and press freedom as it looks to Turkey to help stem Europe's migrant cris...

Erdogan dolls burned, buried as Russia fumes at Turkey

Moscow - Moscow's fury over Ankara's downing of a Russian warplane on the Syrian border was on full display Friday as pro-government activists staged anti-Turkey rallies, even parading a life-size doll of its president in a coffin.

Turkey 'charges two editors' over claims Ankara supplied arms to Syria jihadists

Istanbul - A court in Istanbul on Thursday charged two journalists from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper with spying after they alleged Turkey's secret services had sent arms to Islamist rebels in Syria, Turkish media reported.

Facts take a back seat in White House race

Washington - It is campaign season, and facts are taking it on the chin.Republican Donald Trump's claim that Arab Americans cheered during the September 11, 2001 attacks is just the latest in a string of falsehoods from US presidential candidates.

China journalist, 71, to serve five years in jail: Lawyer

Beijing - A Chinese court on Thursday reduced the seven-year jail sentence given to a 71-year-old Chinese journalist convicted of "leaking state secrets" by two years, her lawyer said after an appeal in a case condemned by free speech advocates.

MSF hospital strike was 'human error': US general

Kabul - A deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital was "caused primarily by human error", the US commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action as he detailed a US investigation into the catastrophic attack.

Argentina daily shocks with call to scrap 'dirty war' trials

Buenos Aires - A newspaper in Argentina has sparked outrage by urging the incoming government to end trials of people accused of crimes against humanity during the 1976-1983 dictatorship's "dirty war" on dissidents.

Chinese journalist, 71, appeals seven year jailing

Bejing - A 71-year-old Chinese journalist appealed Tuesday against her seven year jail sentence for "leaking state secrets", a conviction condemned by free speech advocates worldwide.

Feline surreal: Belgians tweet cat photos for #BrusselsLockdown

Brussels - When Belgian police requested social media silence during a series of anti-terrorism raids, they might have expected a catty response from the Internet.

Iran says U.S. reporter Jason Rezaian sentenced to jail

Tehran - Iran on Sunday confirmed that it had sentenced Iranian-American Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges including espionage.

Israel shuts second Hebron radio station

Hebron - Israeli forces Saturday raided and shut down a Palestinian radio station accused of incitement in the West Bank city of Hebron, the army said, in the second such case this month.

Dow Jones, Pearson sell stake in last Russian liberal daily

Moscow - Dow Jones and Pearson announced Friday plans to sell their stakes in the Russian daily Vedomosti, opening the way for a local businessman to consolidate control of the few critical voices left in the Moscow press.

New video shows carnage outside Paris attacks bar

Paris - As pools of blood seep between overturned tables, the only sound shattering the eerie silence of the Paris street is the voice of the man filming the scene, who can only exclaim the words "Jesus Christ.

Vatican interrogates journalist over leaks

Vatican City - One of the two Italian investigative journalists facing criminal proceedings for revealing Vatican secrets said Tuesday he had been quizzed by Holy See prosecutors.

'Screw them, we have champagne': Charlie Hebdo replies to Paris attacks

Paris - This week's Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical weekly that was brutally attacked in January, mixes poignancy and defiance in its response to Friday's jihadist assault on Paris.

Leaks journalist defies summons to Vatican 'inquisition'

Vatican City - Gianluigi Nuzzi, one of two Italian journalists facing a criminal probe over leaks from the Vatican, said Monday he would defy a summons to be interrogated by Holy See prosecutors.

Iran press split on Paris attacks, hardliners critical of France

Tehran - Iran's press on Sunday largely condemned the jihadist attacks that killed 129 people in Paris and expressed sympathy for the victims, but conservative newspapers put the blame on France's policies in Syria.

'This time it's war': French press react with horror to attacks

Paris - "This time it's war," declared the Le Parisien daily, as France's media reacted with horror but determination after Friday's wave of attacks that left at least 120 dead.

Spanish papers hit back after NY Times questions independence

Madrid - Spain's main newspaper publishers on Friday blasted a New York Times article that raised questions over the editorial independence of the nation's print media, slamming the report as "caricature".

Opposition journalist sentenced to jail in Honduras

Tegucigalpa - A Honduran opposition journalist who was sentenced Friday to more than eight years in prison for "insulting" a prosecutor's wife denounced what he said was retaliation from the president for uncovering public embezzlement.

Nigerian journalist wins Africa fact-checking award

Johanesburg - A Nigerian journalist on Thursday won the top prize in the annual African Fact-Checking Awards for his work debunking claims about legislation on the age of sexual consent.

Top Dutch MPs face probe over phone data leaks

Den Haag - Top Dutch parliamentary officials on Thursday called for a probe into the source of a leak surrounding the sharing of Dutch telephone data with a US intelligence agency.

Turkey police raid HQ of major opposition paper

Istanbul - Turkish police have stormed the offices of a leading opposition paper linked to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's arch foe, in the latest crackdown on government rivals.

Vatican investigates two journalists over leaks scandal

Vatican City - The Vatican said it has launched a probe into two Italian journalists over confidential documents that were leaked to the media revealing gross financial mismanagement at the heart of the secretive city-state.
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