Monday, 18 October 2021

Tag Archives: Journalist

Belarusians increasingly cornered after EU cuts air links

Protasevich, a journalist critical of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, and his girlfriend, Sofia Sapega, were detained after the plane carrying them was forced to land in Belarus. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits, File) MINSK – As fear of repression rises among Belarusians following the arrest of a dissident journalist whose plane was ...

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Fashion designer Ali Xeeshan ties the knot

LAHORE: Ali Xeeshan, a prominent fashion designer of Pakistan has tied the knot Sunday afternoon. In Islamabad, the designer had a stunning reception as he tied the knot to the journalist Myrah Khan. A selfie of Xeeshan and his bride was shared on Instagram stories, where the duo can be ...

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Russia summons Iranian ambassador over journalist’s arrest

MOSCOW: Russia’s foreign ministry summoned the Iranian ambassador over the detention of a Russian journalist in Tehran, ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. Moscow has close economic and political ties with Tehran, and it is unusual for the latter to target Russian citizens. “Due to the detention in Tehran of Russian ...

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Venezuela top court releases jailed judge and journalist

CARACAS: Venezuelan courts released judge Maria Lourdes Afiuni nine years after her arrest and journalist Braulio Jatar, the country’s top court said in separate posts on Twitter, without offering further details. Afiuni, writing on Twitter around mid-day on Friday, confirmed her release, saying she would post a message when she ...

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Indian journalist files assault charges against Salman Khan

BOLLYWOOD: An Indian journalist has filed criminal charges against Bollywood star Salman Khan and his bodyguards for allegedly assaulting him after he tried to film the actor who was riding a bicycle. A journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others. “The matter ...

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Hundreds rally in Moscow over journalist case

MOSCOW: Several hundred protesters gathered in Moscow on Sunday in a small, government-authorized rally supporting investigative journalist Ivan Golunov and decrying abuse of power over his five-day arrest this month on drug charges. The 36-year-old reporter, known for exposing corruption among Moscow officials, was freed following an outcry by supporters ...

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Journalist killed in ‘terrorist attack’ in Northern Ireland

LONDON: A 29-year-old journalist was killed night in Northern Ireland in a “terrorist incident,” local police said. Lyra McKee, who had been observing a police operation in the Creggan area of the city of Londonderry, was shot dead, according to the police. Assistant Chief Constable Mark Hamilton said the shooting ...

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Saudi crown prince told aide he would use ‘a bullet’ on Khashoggi

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told a senior aide he would go after Jamal Khashoggi “with a bullet” a year before the dissident journalist was killed inside the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, the New York Times reported quoting US intelligence. US intelligence understood that Mohammed bin Salman, the country’s 33-year-old de ...

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