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Trump refuses to listen to audio tape of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

He says there is ‘no reason’ for him to hear the ‘terrible’ tape

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Journalist Nasarullah sent to jail on 5-day judicial remand

Court orders the investigation officer to conduct inquiry according to the law

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Khashoggi killing: Sons ask Saudis to return his body

Khashoggi was killed on October 2 in Turkey

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Erdogan says Saudi officials ‘planned’ Jamal Khashoggi’s murder

Three teams of 15 Saudi nationals arrived in Istanbul on separate flights

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Saudi Arabia now says Jamal Khashoggi was murdered in a “rogue operation”

The kingdom earlier said he was killed after a “fight”

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Turkey seeks permission to search Saudi consulate in missing journalist case: TV

Khashoggi was critical of Saudi Crown Prince’s policies

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Turkish police believe journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at the Saudi consulate

They say a hit team was specially sent to Istanbul to kill the prominent Saudi critic

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Canada woman breaks silence on PM Trudeau groping allegation

A former journalist broke her silence on Friday to stand by her allegation that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau groped her nearly two decades ago, when he was not politically involved. “I issue this statement reluctantly, in response to mounting media pressure to confirm that I was the reporter who was the subject of the Open…

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Police in India’s Kashmir arrest suspect after editor shot dead

Police in Kashmir investigating the killing of a prominent journalist and two of his security guards arrested a suspect on Friday, an official said. Syed Shujaat Bukhari, editor of the Rising Kashmir newspaper, was leaving his office in Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, when he was shot at close range on Thursday…

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Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari shot dead in Srinagar

Veteran journalist and the editor of Rising Kashmir Shujaat Bukhari and his assistant were shot dead outside newspaper’s office in Srinagar, the Indian media reported on Thursday. According to the Times of India, Mr. Bukhari was leaving his office for an Iftar party when unidentified men opened fire on his car. A police guard and…

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Jailed Russian journalists take the field in pre-World Cup protest

Free speech campaigners rolled out a soccer pitch in central Paris on Wednesday with posters of jailed journalists as the players, in a demonstration about press freedom in Russia on the eve of the World Cup. Standing like giant stickers from a collector’s album, the posters bore the faces of several journalists jailed in Russia,…

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I didn’t want to share Skripal’s fate, says Russian journalist who faked death

Dissident Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko said on Thursday he collaborated in a plot to fake his own death because he feared being targeted for assassination like former Russian spy Sergei Skripal. Ukrainian officials said on Tuesday night that Babchenko, a Kremlin critic, had been gunned down in his apartment building in Kiev. Pictures of his…

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Anti-Kremlin journalist back from the dead as Ukraine admits set-up

“Murdered” anti-Kremlin journalist Arkady Babchenko appeared alive and well at a press conference in Kiev on Wednesday as Ukraine admitted it had faked his death to expose an alleged Russian plot to kill him. Onlookers gasped and applauded as Babchenko appeared, introduced by the head of Ukraine’s security service, who said the murder had been…

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Convicted Turkish cartoonist wins press freedom prize

Turkish cartoonist Musa Kart, who has been convicted of helping “terrorist” organisations and sentenced to nearly four years in prison, was awarded a top prize on Thursday by the organisation Cartooning for Peace. The Swiss group hands out the honour, known as its International Editorial Cartoons Prize, every two years. “The jury has chosen Musa…

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Gunmen kill BBC Pashto journalist in Afghan Khost province, officials say

A journalist who worked for a local Afghan language service of the BBC and also contributed to Reuters was shot dead while driving home in the eastern city of Khost on Monday, officials said. Ahmad Shah, who worked for the BBC’s Pashto language service as well as for Reuters, was killed in the Gulzar area…

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Indian police book journalist for anti-rape cartoon

The Indian police registered a case against a journalist for drawing an anti-rape cartoon, reported Hindustan Times. Swathi Vadlamudi’s cartoon shows a conversation between Hindu deity Ram and his wife, Sita, to criticise the Indian right wing’s support for the accused. In her cartoon, Sita tells Ram she is “glad” she “was kidnapped by Ravan”…

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Sports reporter falls into swimming pool during interview

GOLD COAST: A reporter fell into a swimming pool during an interview in the Commonwealth Games 2018. Mike Bushell of the BBC made a splash while interviewing the British swimming team. The Guardian reported that the journalist said that he was careful because of the sound system he was wearing. He failed to notice another…

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Mexico City investigates disappearance of radio journalist

MEXICO CITY: Mexico City’s attorney general’s office has opened an investigation into the disappearance of journalist Mario Antonio Cañas, who was last seen on Friday, it said, reported Reuters. The attorney general’s office did not say if it suspected foul play. Advocacy group Reporters Without Borders has singled out Mexico as the most dangerous country…

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Journalists facing online insecurity, harassment in Pakistan: Report

KARACHI: Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) conducted a nationwide survey on the state of security of journalists to shed light on the threats and concerns journalists face online, which runs parallel to the harassment journalists face offline. This report, titled “Digital (In)Security of Journalists in Pakistan” seeks to map and understand the digital risks that journalists…

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You mess and poke with us as a state: Bilawal’s stunning response to Indian journalist

PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s sharp and straight-forward answers to India Today journalist about questions on Pakistan Army and Donald Trump’s accusations will leave you stunned. “What do you mean Pakistan Army is my army. And it doesn’t have a relationship with India. The Pakistan state has a relationship with India,” Bilawal Bhutto told the…

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Obituary: Pakistan mourns loss of the legendary Munnu Bhai

NEWS DESK: The journalistic fraternity of Pakistan along with every other lover of literature and poetry is currently mourning the demise of one of the most principled upholders of humanity, Munnu Bhai, who passed away this morning in Lahore. Munnu Bhai’s real name was Munir Ahmed Qureshi. The renowned columnist and poet was born in…

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