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Reuters bureau chief ‘died of suffocation’

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ISLAMABAD: Forensic tests have revealed that former Reuters bureau chief in Pakistan, Maria Golovnina, died due to suffocation and found no indication of foul play. According to the Punjab Forensic Science Agency report seen by Dawn, no traces of poison were found in the samples sent for forensic tests. Ms Golovnina, 34, died on February […]

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Journalists heading media outlets killed since 1914

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LAHORE: While the autopsy report of Maria Golovnina, the Pakistan and Afghanistan Bureau chief for foreign news wire “Reuters,” strengthens the common belief that this terrorism-hit country has been a dangerous working place for foreign bureau chiefs, research shows that it has been equally unsafe for their local counterparts, a good number of whom have […]

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Many journalists have died in the line of duty the worldover

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LAHORE: The sudden death in Islamabad of Maria Golovnina, the Bureau Chief of Reuters in Pakistan and Afghanistan, on Monday, has sparked a lot of speculation and the internet is already littered with rumours regarding the cause of her untimely demise. Her death is certainly very disturbing for the London-based Reuters, functioning since October 1851, […]

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Reuters bureau chief dies a sudden death

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By: Ikram Junaidi and Munawer Azeem ISLAMABAD: Reuters’ bureau chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan Maria Golovnina, 34, died in the news agency’s Islamabad office on Monday in mysterious circumstances. A Reuters’ statement said she fell unconscious in her office and was rushed to a private hospital. But “medical teams were unable to save” the Russian […]

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Reuters’ Pak-Afghan bureau chief found dead in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD: Maria Golovnina, the Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief of Reuters who was based in Islamabad, was found dead at her office-cum-residence in the capital’s F-8 sector, sources in the police told Dawn. Golovnina had reportedly gone to the toilet, and had not stepped out for a long time when people who were present barged […]

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