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Mysterious Dubai murder leaves questions unanswered

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Mysterious Dubai murder leaves questions unanswered

A story of murder and intrigue is dominating the news in Israel and beyond. News commentators, law enforcement officials and political leaders are scrambling to piece together evidence leading to identification of the perpetrators. Read what bloggers are speculating, and watch a Gulf News compilation of CCTV footage showing the hit squad's movements.

Posted: February 17, 2010 13:40   Comments: 11
Violence in Guinea shocks international community

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Violence in Guinea shocks international community

A number of Western governments have stepped up their condemnations of violence and brutality in Guinea. An estimated 157 died last week as government troops shot demonstrators voicing their disapproval of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara.

Posted: October 8, 2009 13:37   Comments: 4
Memories of “Dirty War” linger for Argentinians

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Memories of “Dirty War” linger for Argentinians

As many as 30,000 people were seized, disappeared and murdered during Argentina's "Dirty War." Peter Eisner praises the work of an Argentine photojournalist whose "Absences" series chronicles those who were snatched from life.

Posted: September 18, 2009 09:08   Comments: 0
Russian journalists’ murders go largely unpunished

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Russian journalists’ murders go largely unpunished

The Committee to Protect Journalists -- in a report out on Tuesday -- says 17 editors, reporters, photographers, columnists and a publisher have been killed in Russia since 2000. Joel Simon of CPJ discusses how the murders have impacted Russian journalism.

Posted: September 15, 2009 10:47   Comments: 0
Russian human rights activist kidnapped and murdered

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Russian human rights activist kidnapped and murdered

Natalya Estemirova, an acclaimed Russian human rights activist, was kidnapped and murdered in the capital of Chechnya. Rachel Denber of Human Rights Watch's Europe and Central Asia division discusses the killing and the state of human rights in Russia.

Posted: July 16, 2009 14:48   Comments: 6
Guinea-Bissau hopes to stop cycle of political assassination

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Guinea-Bissau hopes to stop cycle of political assassination

Campaign season has begun in Guinea-Bissau, though it is muted due to continued concern following repeated assassinations of political leaders and candidates. Marco Vernaschi of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting recently returned from Guinea-Bissau and describes the country's climate of violence.

Posted: June 17, 2009 12:20   Comments: 0
Egyptian businessman sentenced to death in singer’s slaying

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Egyptian businessman sentenced to death in singer’s slaying

In a case that has captivated the Arab world, multimillionaire Egyptian businessman Hisham Talaat Moustafa was sentenced to death on Thursday for his role in the killing of Lebanese pop singer Suzanne Tamim.

Posted: May 22, 2009 12:27   Comments: 4
Slain Sri Lankan journalist remembered

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Slain Sri Lankan journalist remembered

The killing of Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge last week was made more poignant with the release of a letter written prior to his death, in which he foretold his murder and reaffirmed his dedication to democracy and journalism despite the danger.

Posted: January 15, 2009 14:21   Comments: 1

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