Journalists

A woman holds a portrait of journalist Alexander Rastorguyev, who was killed in the Central African Republic (CAR), during funeral ceremony in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Three Russian journalists had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries in CAR, their editor said, when they were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut in CAR. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 07, 2018 - 8:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Funerals have been held in Moscow for three Russian journalists who were killed during a reporting trip in Central African Republic. Orkhan Dzhemal, Alexander Rastorguyev and Kirill Radchenko were shot last week while investigating a Russian military contractor and Russia's interests...
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, Russian documentary filmmaker Alexander Rastorguyev poses for a photo in Moscow, Russia . Three Russian journalists were killed in an ambush outside the town of Sibut in Central African Republic, officials in both countries said Tuesday, July 31, 2018. The Russian Foreign Ministry identified the slain journalists as Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal. (AP Photo/Alexei Maishev)
August 05, 2018 - 2:35 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The bodies of three Russian journalists who were killed in Central African Republic have been brought back to Moscow, where they are to undergo a forensic examination. Svetlana Petrenko, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee, said Sunday the bodies had been turned over to...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, meets Myanmar's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs U Kyaw Tin on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 03, 2018 - 9:25 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he spoke with Myanmar's foreign minister and urged him to immediately release two Reuters journalists held on charges of possessing secret documents. In a tweet, Pompeo says he raised U.S. concerns in a meeting with Kyaw Tin in Singapore...
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Flowers are placed by portraits of slain journalists Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal, at the Russian journalists Union building in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 02, 2018 - 5:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that there were no signs of torture on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed in the Central African Republic this week. The journalists were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday. CAR officials said they were...
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Flowers are placed by portraits of slain journalists Alexander Rastorguyev, Kirill Radchenko and Orkhan Dzhemal, at the Russian journalists Union building in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018. Russian journalists who were killed in the Central African Republic had been working on an investigation into Russian private military contractors and the mining industries there, their editor said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
August 01, 2018 - 10:24 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Three Russian journalists were investigating Russian military contractors and mining industries in Central African Republic when they were killed there, their editor said Wednesday. The reporters were ambushed and killed outside the town of Sibut late Monday, according to local and...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2004, file photo, Jumpei Yasuda, right, arrives with Nobutaka Watanabe at Marka airport in Amman, Jordan, following their release after being held hostage in Iraq. Japan said Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, it’s doing utmost for the rescue of Japanese freelance journalist Yasuda believed to be held in Syria, after acknowledging a man in a video is considered himself. Yasuda has lost contact since he was last heard from war-torn Syria in 2015. (AP Photo/Nader Daoud, File)
August 01, 2018 - 4:18 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government said Wednesday it's doing its utmost for the rescue of a Japanese journalist believed to be held in Syria after a video of a man appearing to be him was posted on the internet. Freelance journalist Jumpei Yasuda was last heard from in Syria in June 2015. Chief...
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July 31, 2018 - 1:15 pm
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed the deaths of three Russian journalists in Central African Republic. The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday identified the journalists as Kirill Radchenko, Alexander Rastorguyev and Orkhan Dzhemal. The ministry expressed...
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