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Danish police says submarine inventor won’t talk anymore

Danish submarine inventor Peter Madsen, suspected in the death of a Swedish journalist whose torso, decapitated head, legs and clothes were found in the sea off Copenhagen, won’t talk with investigators anymore, police said Wednesday.

Syrian activist, daughter found dead in Turkey

A Syrian activist and her journalist daughter have been killed in their home in Istanbul, Turkish media reports said Friday, the latest victims of attacks targeting Syrian activists in Turkey.

Indian journalist gunned down outside her home

An Indian journalist was gunned down outside her home the southern city of Bangalore – the latest in a string of deadly attacks targeting journalists or outspoken critics of religious superstition and extreme Hindu politics.

Swedish journalist’s torso found in submarine death mystery

Journalist Kim Wall had reported on conflicts, crises and natural disasters around the world. Earlier this month, she set out to sea from laid-back Copenhagen for a story about an eccentric Danish inventor and his home-made submarine.

Mexicans mourn well-known journalist as risks to reporters skyrocket

Journalist Javier Valdez long chronicled underworld activities in the Pacific Coast state of Sinaloa, home to the drug cartel once led by Joaqumn “El Chapo” Guzman. Valdez wrote on the cartel’s internal power struggles, profiled its players – everyone from capos to grunts – and untangled the unseemly alliances the traffickers forged with the government.

Gunmen abduct Iraqi journalist from her Baghdad home

Gunmen kidnapped an Iraqi journalist after breaking into her Baghdad home, the Interior Ministry said Tuesday, a reminder of the dangers reporters face in a war-torn country where authorities have struggled to maintain security.

Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill

Thousands of mourners – including first lady Michelle Obama – remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer, cherished friend, devoted mentor and woman of abiding faith.

Prominent black journalist, publisher George Curry has died

WASHINGTON – George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room there, his sister, Charlotte Purvis, said Sunday.

Islamic State beheads Japanese journalist

TOKYO — Japan condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday an online video that purported to show an Islamic State group militant beheading Japanese journalist Kenji Goto.