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China seeks to shape Hong Kong narrative with letter to media

The letter and supporting documents include a timeline of what President Xi Jinping’s government describes as 'violent activities that are aimed to trample the rule of law.'

Yannis Behrakis, award-winning Reuters photographer, dies aged 58

Yannis Behrakis, a championed photographer, a committed journalist, a loving father and idol to many, passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Jailed Reuters reporters launch last appeal to Myanmar court

Reuters says the charge was trumped up to muzzle their reporting into a massacre of Rohingya men.

Reuters journalists lose appeal against 7-year sentence

The two Reuters journalists are saying that they were victims of a police set-up, pointing to testimony from a serving officer who said authorities ordered others to entrap them.

Malaysia’s November factory output up 2.5%, above forecast

A Reuters survey had forecast November's annual output growth to ease to 2.2%, down from a 4.2% rise in October.

Myanmar activists stage rally on anniversary of Reuters reporters’ arrest

Some held copies of the latest cover of Time magazine featuring the journalists and their families.

Pence: Myanmar jailing of Reuters pair ‘deeply troubling’

Myanmar nationals, the journalists were charged under the draconian state secrets act after meeting police who handed them documents.

Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal

During the trial, one whistleblowing police officer told the court how a superior had ordered his men to set up a sting to entrap the reporters -- testimony the judge chose to ignore.

After upstaging United, Juve and Ronaldo eye Empoli scalp

After beating Manchester United in the Champions League, Juventus, spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo, will be eager to continue their good form against Empoli.

Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters’ release

Clooney says the journalists' families had already submitted a request for their pardon, adding that the president can grant a pardon following consultation with Suu Kyi.

Myanmar youth, journalists demonstrate against jailing of Reuters reporters

The protesters released black balloons printed with the words "Free Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo".

Myanmar official says ‘underestimated’ economic impact of Rohingya crisis

Approved foreign investment into Myanmar has fallen in 2016 and 2017.

Myanmar NGOs condemn conviction of Reuters reporters

The journalists were investigating the killing of Rohingyas by security forces and civilians.

Demonstrators call on Myanmar to release Reuters journalists

Black-clad protesters marched with banners, flags and balloons with the faces of the two jailed Reuters journalists - Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo - printed on them.

Myanmar verdict in Reuters reporters’ case Aug 27

The Yangon court has been holding hearings since January to decide whether two Reuters reporters are guilty of breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Reuters reporters “revealing the truth”, former teacher tells Myanmar court

Their former teacher Ye Naing Moe, director of Yangon Journalism School, praised both reporters as curious and excellent students who had won multiple awards for stories focusing on the underprivileged and social issues.

Pompeo urges release of Reuters reporters in meeting with Myanmar minister

Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, and his Reuters colleague, Wa Lone, 32, are facing up to 14 years in prison in Myanmar for allegedly violating the country's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Reuters reporter jailed in Myanmar denies collecting secret documents

Kyaw Soe Oo and his Reuters colleague Wa Lone, 32, are facing up to 14 years in prison for allegedly violating Myanmar's colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Reuters reporter insists Myanmar police planted ‘secret’ papers

Wa Lone also asserted that he had followed journalistic ethics in his reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.

Jailed Reuters journalists to testify in Myanmar court

Journalists Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were last week charged with breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act after six months of pre-trial hearings.

Myanmar court charges Reuters reporters with official secrets offence

Yangon district judge Ye Lwin charged reporters Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, with breaching of the colonial-era Official Secret Act which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison.

Myanmar court to rule on whether to charge jailed Reuters reporters

The court in Yangon has been holding pre-trial hearings since January to decide whether Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, should face charges under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Myanmar court to rule next week on whether to charge jailed...

The court in Yangon has been holding hearings since January to decide whether Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, and Wa Lone, 32, should be charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Myanmar court to hear arguments on charging jailed Reuters reporters

After hearing the arguments, the court in Yangon will rule on whether Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, will be charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years in prison.

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