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Report: 70 journalists died on the job in 2013

Mourners pray over the body of Somali journalist Mohamed Mohamud at his burial in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. AP

At least 70 journalists were killed on the job around the world in 2013, including 29 who died covering the civil war in Syria and 10 slain in Iraq, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Jordanian journalist expected back in Manila–PNP

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Veteran Middle Eastern TV reporter Baker Atyani looks at his X-ray record as he undergoes medical check-up following his release from one-and-a-half years of captivity in Jolo, the capital of the island province of Sulu in Southern Philippines late Wednesday Dec.4, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO/Nickee Butlangan

The Jordanian journalist who escaped his Abu Sayyaf captors is expected back in Manila later this Friday, the Philippine National Police said Friday.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2012 ‘deadliest year’ for journalists–press watchdog

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-2012 was the “deadliest year for journalists”, said the International Press Institute on Monday, with the highest number of deaths recorded since the media watchdog began its annual tally.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Deadly year for journalists worldwide—watchdogs

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The year 2012 is likely to be one of the deadliest for journalists around the world, with at least 67 killed so far while doing their jobs, a US-based media rights group said Tuesday.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Veteran Filipino journalist Zenaida Silva dies

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Zenaida Silva, a veteran Filipino journalist who covered the 1986 “people power” revolt that ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos and other turbulent political events in the Philippines, has died.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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