Journalists

Pope Francis gestures as he answers to a journalist's question during a press conference aboard of the flight to Rome at the end of his two-day visit to Ireland, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)
August 28, 2018 - 4:54 am
ROME (AP) — An Italian journalist who says he helped a former Vatican diplomat pen his bombshell allegation of sex abuse cover-up against Pope Francis says he persuaded the archbishop to go public after the U.S. church was thrown into turmoil by sex abuse revelations in the Pennsylvania grand jury...
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Bosnian journalists gather at the main square in Banja Luka, Bosnia, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, to protest against an attack on a journalist. The U.S. embassy in Bosnia and the country's journalists have expressed outrage after unknown assailants beat up and seriously hurt reporter Vladimir Kovacevic of an independent television station BNTV, late night on Sunday outside his home in Banja Luka, the main town in the Serb-run part of Bosnia. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
August 27, 2018 - 12:20 pm
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The United States, the European Union and Bosnian journalists expressed outrage Monday after two masked assailants attacked and seriously hurt a reporter for an independent Bosnian Serb television station. BNTV reporter Vladimir Kovacevic was hospitalized...
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Two Reuters journalists Wa Lone, center, and Kyaw Soe Oo, center back, gestures while being escorted by police upon arrival at a court Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Yangon, Myanmar. The Myanmar court delayed the verdict against two Reuters journalists on the charge of possessing official documents illegally in a case that has drawn attention to the faltering state of press freedom in the troubled Southeast Asian nation. The verdict that was to be delivered Monday was postponed to Sept. 3. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
August 27, 2018 - 12:08 am
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar judge on Monday postponed the verdict against two Reuters journalists accused of illegally possessing official documents in a case that has drawn attention to the faltering state of press freedom in the troubled Southeast Asian nation. The verdict in the case of...
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Journalist Mesale Tolu answers to questions of journalists at the airport of Stuttgart, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. Tolu has been charged with engaging in terrorist propaganda and being a member of a banned left-wing group, the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party. She rejects the accusations. (Christoph Schmidt/dpa via AP)
August 26, 2018 - 8:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German journalist who is on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges has returned to Germany after a Turkish court ruled that she could leave the country. German news agency dpa reported that Mesale Tolu landed in Stuttgart on Sunday. Earlier Sunday, Tolu tweeted a photograph of...
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A woman holds a portrait of journalist Alexander Rastorguyev, who was killed in the Central African Republic (CAR), during funeral ceremony in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Three Russian journalists had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries in CAR, their editor said, when they were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut in CAR. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 07, 2018 - 10:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Funerals have been held in Moscow for three Russian journalists who were killed during a reporting trip in Central African Republic. Orkhan Dzhemal, Alexander Rastorguyev and Kirill Radchenko were shot last week while investigating a Russian military contractor and Russia's interests...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, Russian documentary filmmaker Alexander Rastorguyev poses for a photo in Moscow, Russia . Three Russian journalists were killed in an ambush outside the town of Sibut in Central African Republic, officials in both countries said Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The Russian Foreign Ministry identified the slain journalists as Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal. (AP Photo/Alexei Maishev)
August 05, 2018 - 4:35 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The bodies of three Russian journalists who were killed in Central African Republic have been brought back to Moscow, where they are to undergo a forensic examination. Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, said Sunday the bodies had been turned over to...
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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 03, 2018 - 11:25 pm
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 - 7:36 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 - 12:24 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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FILE - In this April 18, 2004, file photo, Jumpei Yasuda, right, arrives with Nobutaka Watanabe at Marka airport in Amman, Jordan, following their release after being held hostage in Iraq. Japan said Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, it’s doing utmost for the rescue of Japanese freelance journalist Yasuda believed to be held in Syria, after acknowledging a man in a video is considered himself. Yasuda has lost contact since he was last heard from war-torn Syria in 2015. (AP Photo/Nader Daoud, File)
August 01, 2018 - 6:18 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Wednesday it's doing its utmost for the rescue of a Japanese journalist believed to be held in Syria after a video of a man appearing to be him was posted on the internet. Freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda was last heard from in Syria in June 2015. Chief...
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