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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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Pakistan ‘most dangerous country for media’ in 2014

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BRUSSELS: The International Federation of Journalists has termed Pakistan the most dangerous country for media, with 14 journalists killed in the country in 2014 alone. The overall number of journalists who died in targeted killings, bomb attacks or shootings around the world rose to 118 in 2014 from 105 the year before, IFJ said. Another […]

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Sindh Express reporter goes missing

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SHIKARPUR: Asghar Thaheem, a reporter of the daily Sindh Express, was kidnapped on the way to his village, Dakhan, from Larkana on November 7. His driver, Tariq Soomro, is also missing. Thaheem’s car was found a day after his kidnapping near Piyaral Dahani village. The Larkana and Shikarpur police have, however, yet to figure out […]

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