Journalists

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, meets Myanmar's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 04, 2018 - 12:25 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he spoke with Myanmar's foreign minister and urged him to immediately release two Reuters journalists held on charges of possessing secret documents. In a tweet, Pompeo says he raised U.S. concerns in a meeting with Kyaw Tin in Singapore...
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Flowers are placed by portraits of slain journalists Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal, at the Russian journalists Union building in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 02, 2018 - 8:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that there were no signs of torture on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed in the Central African Republic this week. The journalists were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday. CAR officials said they were...
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Flowers are placed by portraits of slain journalists Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal, at the Russian journalists Union building in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 01, 2018 - 1:40 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday. The reporters were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday, according to local and...
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Reuters journalist Wa Lone talks to journalists as he leaves the court after trial Monday, July 9, 2018, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
July 09, 2018 - 4:39 pm
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar on Monday formally charged two Reuters journalists accused of illegally possessing official information, allowing their case to go to a full trial. The case of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo went through several months of hearings to determine if there was enough...
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A view of the court where the trial of journalists of the now-defunct Zaman newspaper on charges of aiding terror groups was held, in Istanbul, Friday, July 6, 2018. A court in Istanbul has convicted six journalists of terror-related charges, sentencing them to lengthy prison terms in a case that had heightened concerns over freedoms of expression and media. The court, however, on Friday acquitted five other journalists of the now-defunct Zaman newspaper, which was close to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016. Gulen denies involvement. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
July 06, 2018 - 12:13 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul convicted six journalists of terror-related charges Friday in a case that heightened concerns over the freedom of expression and media rights in Turkey. The staff members of a now-defunct newspaper received lengthy prison sentences. However, the court acquitted...
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ADDS THE NAME OF THE WOMAN, LEFT - Carl Hiaasen, center, brother of Rob Hiaasen, one of the journalists killed in the shooting at The Capital Gazette newspaper offices, is consoled by his sisters Barb, left, and Judy during a memorial service, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 02, 2018 - 9:12 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Days after newspaper editor Rob Hiaasen and four colleagues were shot to death by a gunman in the Capital Gazette's newsroom, an overflow crowd gathered at a Maryland nature center on Monday evening to remember the man they loved in stories, poems, and songs. Hannah Hiaasen...
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Mary Adams, owner of The Annapolis Bookstore, stands by a sign outside her store on Saturday, June 30, 2018 in downtown Annapolis, Md. Adams, who knew two of the journalists who were killed in the attack on The Capital newspaper, said the shooting has made the entire community very sad. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
July 01, 2018 - 6:10 am
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the Annapolis newspaper shooting (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Memorial services for two of the five victims killed in a shooting at a Maryland newspaper have been scheduled for next week. The Baltimore Sun reports that a "celebration of life" for 59-year-old Rob...
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June 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian authorities are investigating after a journalist's car was set on fire in the southwestern city of Timisoara. Nobody was injured. Journalist Dragos Bota told the Associated Press on Sunday the fire that happened at night was "a Mafia-style act of intimidation."...
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Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, right, and Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service speaks to the media during a news conference at the Ukrainian Security Service on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Babchenko turned up at a news conference in the Ukrainian capital Wednesday less than 24 hours after police reported he had been shot and killed at his Kiev apartment building. The country's security services said Babchenko's death was faked to foil a plot to take his life. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 30, 2018 - 4:01 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — To the gasps, whoops and applause of stunned colleagues, Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko walked into a news conference Wednesday, less than a day after police in the Ukrainian capital said he had been assassinated. Authorities said his death had been staged to foil a plot...
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In this photo taken on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, Arkady Babchenko, 41, who had been scathingly critical of the Kremlin in recent years, looks at an opposition picket in Moscow, Russia. Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive. Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told a news conference on Wednesday May 30, 2018 the agency faked Babchenko's death to catch those who were trying to kill him. (AP Photo/Alexander Baroshin)
May 30, 2018 - 10:32 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the reported slaying in Ukraine of a Russian journalist: (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko, who had been reported shot and killed in the Ukrainian capital Tuesday, has shown up at a news conference very much alive. Vasily Gritsak, head of...
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