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Journos Arrived at the Site of a Blast. Then Came the 2nd One

AFP says chief photographer is among victims

(Newser) - A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people, including an AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, Afghan police say. At least 45 people were wounded in the twin attacks, according to a Kabul police spokesman, who added that four policemen... More »

US Journalist Missing in Syria

James Foley's family issues statement after kidnapping

(Newser) - An American journalist has been missing in Syria since he was kidnapped more than one month ago, his family said today, less than two years after he was held by government forces in Libya while covering that country's civil war. The family of James Foley, of Rochester, NH, said... More »

Libya Frees 3 More Journalists

Reporter and photographers were detained Saturday

(Newser) - The Libyan government today released three journalists captured last week near a key eastern city that has been a daily battleground between Moammar Gadhafi's forces and Libyan rebels, according to the AFP. Reporter Dave Clark and photographer Roberto Schmidt, both of whom work for AFP, and Joe Raedle, a Getty... More »

Iran Adds Extra Missile to Image of Yesterday's Tests

AFP retracts photo, front-page material across US, after discovery

(Newser) - Enemies of Tehran, prepare to be 25% less intimidated—and perhaps more amused. An image of three missiles being test launched yesterday was doctored by Iranian state media to add a fourth, the New York Times reports. Agence France Presse picked up the photo, which made front pages around the... More »

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