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10/10/2017
MENA, QATAR
Qatar’s candidate HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari came out ahead in Monday's first-round vote for the new director-general of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco), DPA reported.
10/10/2017
Europe, UNITED KINGDOM
Al Jazeera Media Network yesterday said its journalism had been vindicated in four landmark rulings issued by Britain’s Office of Communications, Ofcom.
10/10/2017
Europe, RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Russia on Monday threatened US media operating in the country with new legal restrictions after Kremlin-controlled broadcaster RT complained of persecution by Washington.
10/10/2017
MENA, QATAR
A joint funding call, ‘Academia-Industry Co-operation on Cyber Security’, was launched by Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and Turkey’s leading research agency yesterday.
09/10/2017
MENA, IRAQ
A grim series of photographs titled "Kissing Death" by Iraq's Ali Arkady on the bloody conflict in his country won the prestigious Bayeux-Calvados photo awards for war correspondents on Saturday.
09/10/2017
Americas, VENEZUELA, BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF
An Italian, a Swiss and a Venezuelan journalist, arrested Friday while attempting to report from a notorious prison in northern Venezuela, were released on Sunday, human rights and press freedom groups said.
09/10/2017
Africa, GUINEA
Watchdog organization Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) called on authorities in Equatorial Guinea to release cartoonist and blogger Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé.
09/10/2017
Europe, FRANCE
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) headquarters in Paris will see today the election for the organisations 11th Secretary-General, with seven candidates competing to succeed the Bulgarian, Irina Bokova.

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