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  • Hundreds protest jailing of 2 journalists in Turkey story has photos
    Updated: Nov-27-15 10:53 am

    ISTANBUL - Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the Istanbul office of an opposition newspaper Friday, accusing the government of silencing critics and attempting to cover-up a scandal after two journalists were jailed on terror and espionage charges for their reports on alleged Turkish arms smuggling to Syria.

  • 2 Turkish journalists jailed over Syria smuggling reports 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 4:11 pm

    ANKARA, Turkey - In new blow to media freedoms in Turkey, a court on Thursday ordered two prominent opposition journalists jailed pending trial over charges of willingly aiding an armed group and of espionage for revealing state secrets for their reports on alleged arms smuggling to Syria.

  • China releases long-time journalist after she pleads guilty 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 6:42 am

    BEIJING - A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a state secrets conviction was released for medical reasons Thursday after pleading guilty during a closed-door appeal hearing, her lawyers and state media said.

  • Burundi implicates respected journalist in failed coup 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 8:19 am

    KIGALI, Rwanda - Buurndi's government is seeking to extradite a prominent journalist from Belgium over charges he played a role in a failed coup attempt against the government, the journalist said Wednesday.

  • Vatican court rejects journalist's bid to drop leaks charges story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 11:02 am

    VATICAN CITY - A Vatican tribunal on Tuesday rejected a journalist's request to dismiss charges against him for publishing confidential documents as a trial opened in the Holy See's latest leaks scandal.

  • 3 Russian journalists injured in Syria 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:56 am

    MOSCOW - The Russian Defense Ministry says three Russian journalists have been injured while traveling to front-line positions in Syria.

  • Iran sentences US journalist to prison story has photos
    Updated: Nov-22-15 1:43 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges that include espionage, Iranian state TV reported Sunday.

  • Austin Kiplinger, journalist and publisher, dies at 97 
    Updated: Nov-21-15 11:49 am

    WASHINGTON - Austin Kiplinger, the longtime chairman and editor-in-chief of a financial publishing company that bore his name, has died, his son said. He was 97.

  • Journalists, activists face controversial trial in Morocco 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 4:29 am

    RABAT, Morocco - Seven journalists and activists are facing trial in Morocco in a case widely criticized by human rights groups as politically motivated.

  • Myanmar's fledgling journalists gird for historic election story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 2:01 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Their predecessors suffered torture, imprisonment and death at the hands of a die-hard military regime for more than half a century. Now, Myanmar's journalists - newly fledged, muscle-flexing but also still apprehensive - are challenged with the first general election since 1960 to be covered with relative freedom.

  • Zimbabwean journalists arrested for elephant poaching report 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 1:01 pm

    HARARE, Zimbabwe - Three journalists from a state-run weekly newspaper in Zimbabwe will be charged with slander for a front-page story that implicated an unnamed top police officer and other officials in fatal cyanide poisonings of more than 60 elephants by poachers, police said Tuesday.

  • Turkey: 2 editors arrested accused of inciting uprising 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 11:19 am

    ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish authorities on Tuesday arrested two editors of a political weekly on charges of inciting an armed uprising against the government for suggesting on the magazine's front page that the aftermath of Turkey's election would mark the start of a civil war.

  • Indonesia convicts 2 British journalists for visa violations 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 7:51 am

    BATAM, Indonesia - An Indonesian court sentenced two British television journalists to two and a half months in jail on Tuesday for violating immigration regulations by working with tourist visas.

  • Report: 5 Iranian journalists detained in ongoing crackdown 
    Updated: Nov-03-15 4:20 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A semi-official news agency in Iran is reporting that authorities have detained five local journalists recently amid an ongoing crackdown on expression in the Islamic Republic.

  • Blogger's widow urges safe houses for writers on death lists 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 7:18 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The widow of a Bangladeshi-American atheist blogger killed earlier this year decried the Bangladesh government's failure to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly attacks on writers Monday and urged countries to provide safe houses for dozens more on death lists.

  • Retired Nebraska, Iowa journalist Dick Herman dies at 87 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 3:41 pm

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Dick Herman, a retired journalist and editor at Nebraska and Iowa newspapers, has died.

  • Journalist files lawsuit against Baker City for retaliation 
    Updated: Oct-31-15 10:01 am

    BAKER CITY, Oregon - A journalist has filed a federal lawsuit against Baker City and its police chief, claiming officers retaliated against him after he wrote an editorial that was critical of the agency.

  • BBC: Police used terrorism powers to seize reporter's laptop 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 11:44 am

    LONDON - British police used anti-terrorism laws to seize the computer of a reporter who has interviewed supporters of the Islamic State group, the BBC said Thursday.