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Media & conflicts: domestic and international media threatened in Central Africa

Ethnic conflicts, political instability and starvation characterize the realities of Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo. The Foreign press seems indifferent to the massacres taking place in thes

Ethnic conflicts, political instability and starvation characterize the realities of Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo. The Foreign press seems indifferent to the massacres taking place in thes

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Media & conflicts: the Israeli-Palestinian case

The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent

The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent

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Media & conflicts: dangerous liaisons, an INFOCORE study reveals

The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating

The media's role in the management, prevention and resolution of violent conflicts is more crucial than ever. Euronews spoke to experts from INFOCORE, an international research project, investigating

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Media & conflicts: the challenges of Kosovo and of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

In the Balkans, the foreign media played a key role in raising awareness about the bloodshed taking place in the region, and in influencing international public opinion regarding a military interventi

In the Balkans, the foreign media played a key role in raising awareness about the bloodshed taking place in the region, and in influencing international public opinion regarding a military interventi

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More arrests and court hearings in Turkey

Nine journalists from Turkey's pro-opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet have been remanded in custody in Istanbul.

Nine journalists from Turkey's pro-opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet have been remanded in custody in Istanbul.

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Hungarian journalists protest over newspaper closure

Protesters in Brussels have called for stronger protestions for media freedom in Hungary after the the biggest opposition newspaper The Hungarian government has denied any…

Protesters in Brussels have called for stronger protestions for media freedom in Hungary after the the biggest opposition newspaper The Hungarian government has denied any…

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Hungary's main opposition leftwing paper 'up for sale'

The future of Hungary’s main leftwing opposition newspaper is in doubt following an announcement that it is likely to be sold.

The future of Hungary’s main leftwing opposition newspaper is in doubt following an announcement that it is likely to be sold.

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360° video: Jeers and cheers against newspaper closure in Hungary

Several thousand Hungarians have protested outside parliament in Budapest, saying press freedom is under threat following the closure of Népszabadság, the country’s leading opposition…

Several thousand Hungarians have protested outside parliament in Budapest, saying press freedom is under threat following the closure of Népszabadság, the country’s leading opposition…

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Dutch journalist killed in Libyan city of Sirte

A prominent Dutch photo journalist has been killed in Libya while covering clashes in the city of Sirte.

A prominent Dutch photo journalist has been killed in Libya while covering clashes in the city of Sirte.

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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”