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Charlie Hebdo cartoon sparks fury in Italy

The French satirical magazine has likened the scores of victims of the country's recent earthquake to dishes of pasta.

The French satirical magazine has likened the scores of victims of the country's recent earthquake to dishes of pasta.

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Donald Trump's wife sues Daily Mail Online over 'escort' reports

Melania Trump, the wife of US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, sued the US-based publisher of the Daily Mail Online and a blogger over stories about her past she believes were “tremendous

Melania Trump, the wife of US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, sued the US-based publisher of the Daily Mail Online and a blogger over stories about her past she believes were “tremendous

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Turkey media crackdown sees 131 outlets shut down

16 TV stations, 45 Newspapers, 15 magazines, 29 publishers shut in post-coup purge, sparking concern for press freedom.

16 TV stations, 45 Newspapers, 15 magazines, 29 publishers shut in post-coup purge, sparking concern for press freedom.

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Prominent journalist freed in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova - an investigative reporter for Radio Free Europe - has been released on probation.

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova - an investigative reporter for Radio Free Europe - has been released on probation.

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Gunman held after attack on Turkey journalist

Police have arrested a gunman who fired at least two shots at a prominent Turkish journalist who was briefing reporters about his trial. Can Dundar

Police have arrested a gunman who fired at least two shots at a prominent Turkish journalist who was briefing reporters about his trial. Can Dundar

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Turkish journalists sentenced for revealing state secrets

Prominent Turkish opposition journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul have been sentenced to five years and ten months and five years respectively for

Prominent Turkish opposition journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul have been sentenced to five years and ten months and five years respectively for

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Malaysian and Kenyan artists win prestigious cartooning prize

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

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What happens when a journalist disappears?

Every day journalists are being persecuted for doing their jobs. They are spied on, detained, jailed and even murdered. This video is part of a

Every day journalists are being persecuted for doing their jobs. They are spied on, detained, jailed and even murdered. This video is part of a

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Journalists accept Turkey MP's roses days after paper takeover

Turkish authorities have earned a reputation for handing out prison terms to journalists in recent months. But Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu sought

Turkish authorities have earned a reputation for handing out prison terms to journalists in recent months. But Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu sought

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EU leaders 'turning a blind eye' to Turkey's press crackdown

Brussels’ failure to tackle Turkey over press freedom shows EU leaders have dropped the idea of Ankara becoming a member of the bloc, it's been claimed

Brussels’ failure to tackle Turkey over press freedom shows EU leaders have dropped the idea of Ankara becoming a member of the bloc, it's been claimed

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EU warns Turkey over press freedom

Turkey's takeover of leading opposition newspaper Zaman has been widely criticized by EU leaders worried about a media crackdown.

Turkey's takeover of leading opposition newspaper Zaman has been widely criticized by EU leaders worried about a media crackdown.

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'A dark day for Turkish democracy': violent clashes follow Zaman takeover

Press freedom is thrown into question as Turkish authorities fire tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds protesting the state takeover of Zaman newspaper.

Press freedom is thrown into question as Turkish authorities fire tear gas and rubber bullets at hundreds protesting the state takeover of Zaman newspaper.

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Turkish police fire tear gas amid protests over newspaper raid

Turkish police fired tear gas and plastic pellets to disperse thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the country’s biggest newspaper, “Zaman”

Turkish police fired tear gas and plastic pellets to disperse thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the country’s biggest newspaper, “Zaman”

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Release of Turkish journalists 'a clear defeat' for Erdogan

The release of two Turkish journalists has been described by one of them as a “clear defeat” for the country’s president. Can Dundar from

The release of two Turkish journalists has been described by one of them as a “clear defeat” for the country’s president. Can Dundar from

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Watch: Photographer thrown to the floor at Donald Trump rally

Things are heating up ahead of Super Tuesday on the US campaign trail. Video footage has emerged seemingly showing Chris Morris, a Time magazine

Things are heating up ahead of Super Tuesday on the US campaign trail. Video footage has emerged seemingly showing Chris Morris, a Time magazine

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Determined youth of Poland use social media to battle right-wing shift

Since the end of last year, Poland has been ruled by a populist right-wing government trying to get a hold of public media and the Constitutional Court. But student Artur Sierawski has something to sa

Since the end of last year, Poland has been ruled by a populist right-wing government trying to get a hold of public media and the Constitutional Court. But student Artur Sierawski has something to sa

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Poland is in a 'constitutional crisis'

We have interviewed one of the leading Polish experts in constitutional law, Marek Chmaj. It took place in his Warsaw-based law office, where he just

We have interviewed one of the leading Polish experts in constitutional law, Marek Chmaj. It took place in his Warsaw-based law office, where he just

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Polish public media "a ministry of propaganda"

Maciej Czajkowski was one of the very first senior Polish journalists to be sacked after the recent right-wing shift in Poland. Is the freedom of

Maciej Czajkowski was one of the very first senior Polish journalists to be sacked after the recent right-wing shift in Poland. Is the freedom of

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European rights court rules bosses can read staff emails

Employees should be careful of what they write in private messages after the European Court of Human Rights ruled companies are entitled to read

Employees should be careful of what they write in private messages after the European Court of Human Rights ruled companies are entitled to read

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EU probes Polish media law

The EU is to investigate Poland’s new media laws, which have been branded as a clampdown on the freedom of the press. The country’s new conservative

The EU is to investigate Poland’s new media laws, which have been branded as a clampdown on the freedom of the press. The country’s new conservative

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35% increase in journalists taken hostage around the world

How many journalists are in prison around the world? Which country imprisons the most journalists? How many journalists are currently being held

How many journalists are in prison around the world? Which country imprisons the most journalists? How many journalists are currently being held

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Egypt releases human rights activist

Egypt’s military have released a leading investigative journalist and human rights advocate who had been detained under accusations of spreading

Egypt’s military have released a leading investigative journalist and human rights advocate who had been detained under accusations of spreading

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Istanbul: hundreds protest police raid on opposition media

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Istanbul in front of an opposition media company that was raided by police earlier on Wednesday.

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Istanbul in front of an opposition media company that was raided by police earlier on Wednesday.