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Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Yangon - Seven soldiers jailed for killing a group of Rohingya Muslims have been freed from a Myanmar jail despite serving less time than two reporters imprisoned for exposing the massacre.

Suu Kyi tries to save face with Myanmar reporters' release

After relentless diplomatic pressure and global outrage, fallen democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi finally decided that a pardon for two Myanmar journalists jailed for reporting on a Rohingya massacre was the only way to resolve an issue that has dogged h...

Timeline in case against two Reuters Myanmar journalists

Yangon - Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were released from prison Tuesday after spending more than 16 months behind bars for investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar's army.

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists after global outrage

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison on Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty after a vigorous global campaign -- and backroom diplomacy -- for their release.

Myanmar frees two Reuters journalists in amnesty

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists who had been jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar walked out of prison Tuesday, freed in a presidential amnesty.

US renews call on Myanmar to free Reuters reporters

Washington - The United States on Wednesday renewed its call on Myanmar to free two Reuters journalists jailed after reporting on the Rohingya crisis, voicing dismay at a fresh rejection of their appeal.

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal of award-winning Reuters reporters

Nay Pyi Taw - Myanmar's Supreme Court rejected the latest appeal Tuesday by two Pulitzer-prize winning Reuters journalists who were jailed for seven years on charges linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, as hopes now turn to a presidential pardon.

Top Myanmar court rejects appeal by Reuters reporters: lawyer

Nay Pyi Taw - Myanmar's Supreme Court rejected an appeal Tuesday by two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years each on charges linked to their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, one of the defence lawyers confirmed.

Jailed Reuters reporters wait for Myanmar Supreme Court decision

Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday finished hearings in an appeal case for two Reuters journalists, their lawyer said, as the defence team strives to overturn seven-year sentences on charges linked to reporting on the Rohingya crisis.

Reuters star photographer Behrakis dead at 58: press body

Atenas - Award-winning Reuters photographer Yannis Behrakis has died aged 58 after a battle with cancer, Greece's foreign press association said Sunday.

Myanmar Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years while investigating atrocities committed against the Rohingya in Myanmar had their appeal dismissed Friday, dismaying colleagues and tearful family members who had held slim hopes they would walk free.

Myanmar Reuters journalists' appeal decision due Friday: lawyer

Two Myanmar Reuters journalists jailed for reporting on the Rohingya crisis should find out Friday if their appeal against their seven-year sentence is successful, their lawyer said.

Myanmar Reuters journalists appeal seven-year sentence

Yangon - Lawyers lodged an appeal Monday to free two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on Myanmar's Rohingya crisis, decrying the sentence as a "mistake" that has already resulted in the pair being locked up for a year.

Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters' release

New York - Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.

Families of jailed Myanmar reporters appeal for release

The wife of one of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar made an emotional appeal Tuesday to Aung San Suu Kyi to free her husband for the sake of their young daughter, as the leader comes under increasing criticism for her silence on the case.

US joins in outcry against Myanmar's jailing of 2 reporters

Washington - The United States on Monday condemned the jailing in Myanmar of two Reuters journalists who had reported on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims in that country, calling it "deeply troubling" and urging the men's immediate release.

Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar secrets case

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law while reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, fuelling international outrage a week after the army was accused of genocide.

Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar accused of breaking a state secrets law while investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims face another week of uncertainty after the verdict in their trial was delayed on Monday.

Myanmar court postpones verdict for Reuters journalists

Yangon - A Myanmar court postponed ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a state secrets law while reporting on the Rohingya crisis, with a new date set for next week.

Myanmar Reuters journalists face verdict in landmark case

Yangon - Two Reuters journalists in Myanmar face a ruling Monday that could see them each jailed for up to 14 years, a landmark case that ignited global outcry after they were arrested while investigating a Rohingya massacre.

Verdict in case against Myanmar Reuters journalists due next week

Yangon - A Myanmar judge said Monday he would deliver a verdict next week in the trial of two Reuters reporters accused of leaking state secrets, a case which has sparked an international outcry over declining press freedom.

EU demands release of detained Myanmar journalists

Yangon - Two Myanmar journalists working for an international newswire who have not been heard from since they were arrested last week should be immediately released, the EU demanded Tuesday.

Journalist sentenced to two years in prison for helping Anonymous

Sacramento - A popular social media journalist received a sentence of two years in federal prison Wednesday after being convicted of allegedly conspiring with the hacker collective Anonymous to break into the Los Angeles Times' website in order to alter a story.

Op-Ed: Blissful igorance as U.S. military jams own satellites 261 times

Moscow - When a Moscow press agency starts quoting a USAF Space Command lieutenant general on the subject of the US jamming its own satellites, you have to wonder — did the Wizard of Oz do a satellite show spinoff? Did Howdy Doody defect?

Op-Ed: Slow news day? Press goes bonkers over Christie cell phone use

Washington - Slow news day? That would seem to be the most-charitable explanation for yesterday's media obsession with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie being asked to leave a "quiet car" on an Amtrak train for speaking loudly on his cell phone.

Op-Ed: Donald Trump's companies seek to import and hire 1,100 employees

Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has based his political platform on keeping jobs in America, but his companies have turned around and sought to import at least 1,100 foreign workers on temporary visas since 2000. Hypocrisy much?

North Korea's foreign visitors no longer have 3G access

North Korea turned off 3G networks for foreign visitors due to a "service outage" from a "local provider." It is still unclear what happened and when the service will be restored.

Ivory Coast ritual killings continue, police step up patrols

Abidjan - A series of grisly child killings continues to plague the Ivory Coast and police have set up a special unit to investigate the suspected ritual killings that have claimed the lives of more than 20 children since December.

Donations pour in to help quadruplets after Arizona mom dies

Phoenix - Worldwide, thousands of dollars in donations have flooded in to help pay for the care of newborn quadruplets whose mother died after giving birth to them, according to a fund raising website set up in the woman's name.

Office party in Florida sickens 55 employees, hospitalizes dozens

Maitland - A holiday office party that should have been fun went horribly wrong on Wednesday after dozens of people attending the party became violently sick. Authorities say that food poisoning is the likely culprit.
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