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An Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post and his journalist wife have been held in custody for a month in Iran, suggesting a possible struggle between a new guard of moderates pushing for greater freedom and the old hard-line establishment.
That was the core of the message Friday from Michael Foley, the brother of the American journalist James Foley, beheaded this month by his ISIS captors.
As well as the journalist Steven Sotloff, who was threatened with beheading by the same man who murdered Mr. Foley, the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham is holding a number of aid workers, thought to include Italians Vanessa Marzullo, 21, and Greta Ramelli, 20. Three aid workers employed by the International Committee of the Red Cross are also ... (more)
From Ernie Pyle to James Foley, journalists have given their lives to cover wars and terrorism around the globe.
When someone asks you how you're doing? The common response could be: I'm doing fine, otherwise, 'I'm fine, how are you?' This reciprocal effect to the common usage of language is best illustrated in teaching manuals for the travellers to foreign countries.
A chilling video showing the execution of journalist James Foley by Islamist militants marks the second time an American reporter has been beheaded by captors overseas, echoing the murder of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl in Pakistan in 2002.
A pro-government tabloid in Serbia is attacking two news organizations that conducted an embarrassing investigation into a major government contract, Balkan Insight reports .
Interpol says the killing of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria shows the need for a coordinated international effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East.
When freelance journalist Steven Sotloff disappeared during a reporting trip to Syria in August 2013, his family kept the news a secret.
The BBC's director general Tony Hall defended the broadcaster's handling of the police search at the home of Sir Cliff Richard Director general Tony Hall said BBC journalists "acted appropriately" in their coverage of the police raid on Sir Cliff Richard's flat following sexual assault allegations.
Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused "massive damage" to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros , the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.
James Foley was remembered on Wednesday as a journalist who was passionate, persistent, big-hearted, always pushing closer to the story.
Dominating the cover of its print edition Wednesday, accompanied by the headline SAVAGES, was a truly disturbing picture of freelance photojournalist James Wright Foley just before his beheading, with his executioner's knife at his throat.
Police have confirmed that a body found in a field in eastern Ontario is that of a journalist who went missing earlier this week.
Afghanistan ordered a New York Times journalist Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won its recent presidential election, the attorney general's office said in a statement.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 02:55 am
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