FBI investigates possible Russian hack of New York Times reportersThe FBI is investigating cyber intrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S.…
HURRIYET DAILY NEWS
Turkey releases detained Hürriyet correspondentHürriyet’s New York and United Nations correspondent Razi Canikligil was released on the morning of June 21 after he was detained upon arrival at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.
Gunmen kill female journalist in Somalia's MogadishuGunmen suspected of belonging to Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab group shot and killed a female journalist working for state-run radio on Sunday, police said.
Panama Papers law firm to take legal action over leakThe law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal says it is filing suit against the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) for the leak of…
Former Charlie Hebdo cartoonist 'Siné' dead at 87Maurice Sinet, a former cartoonist for French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo who often created controversy with his blunt views, has died. He was 87.
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Cameroon's president heads to NigeriaIn tonight's edition: Cameroon's president visits Nigeria; tough times for Somalia's journalists; and the grand opening of Dak'Art 2016.
Turkish court frees jailed journalists in 'historic' rulingTwo Turkish journalists held in jail for the last three months on hugely controversial charges of revealing state secrets were released early Friday after Turkey's Constitutional…
Burundi frees French and British journalistsTwo respected foreign journalists working in volatile Burundi were released safely Friday, 24 hours after police arrested them in a raid, colleagues said.
Foreign journalists among 17 arrested in BurundiA British and a French journalist were arrested in the Burundian capital Bujumbura while reporting on gunmen opposed to the government in the troubled central African country,…
IRAN - USA
Iran frees Washington Post reporter in prisoner swapIran ordered the release of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian and three others on Saturday, according to FRANCE 24's Tehran correspondent, in exchange for the US granting…
EU chief warns Poland on new media lawEU Commissioner Gunther Oettinger on Sunday threatened to put Poland on notice for infringing on common European values by passing legislation giving the government control of…
Expelled French reporter flies out of ChinaFrench reporter Ursula Gauthier flew out of Beijing airport early on Friday after Chinese authorities refused to renew her press credentials over her criticism of government…
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