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Call to rescind BBC and VOA decisions in Burundi

The US State Department called on Burundi to rescind a decision to suspend US-funded Voice of America and ban the BBC and to allow...

Activists cry foul over Burundi media ban

Burundi banned the BBC and indefinitely suspended Voice of America, moves campaigners and the international broadcasters describe as a blow to press freedom. The central...

Journalists detained in Uganda released

Ugandan police released three journalists working for the British Broadcasting Corporation, after detaining them overnight on suspicion of illegally possessing government prescription drugs. The three...

BBC journalists arrested in Uganda

Ugandan police arrested a team of BBC journalists for illegal possession of prescription drugs but a government spokesman said the reporters were helping expose...

“False news” sees renewed detention in Egypt

A Cairo criminal court renewed the detention of a woman interviewed by the BBC in a report critical of the country's human rights record. The...

Burundi bans BBC, VOA

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Burundi suspended operations by the British Broadcasting Corporation and Voice of America, two weeks before a referendum that could extend the president's...

Egypt calls for BBC boycott

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The Egyptian government press centre called for Egyptian officials and prominent individuals to boycott the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) after a report...

Paramount Group’s Marauder is a YouTube sensation

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Paramount Group's Marauder armoured car – dubbed the world's most unstoppable vehicle – has become one of Top Gear's most watched online clips ever,...

News Corp paper spied on Prince William – report

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The News of the World, the now-defunct tabloid at the centre of the News Corp phone-hacking scandal, paid a private eye to...

Iran says arrests contributors to BBC channel

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Iran has arrested several people for supplying information to the British Broadcasting Corporation, accusing them of seeking to portray a negative image...

UK to set up torture allegation probe: BBC

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Prime Minister David Cameron will announce soon he is setting up an inquiry into allegations British security services were complicit in torture...

BBC pays damages over toxic waste claims

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The BBC apologised and agreed to pay £25 000 in damages to commodities trader Trafigura over claims the firm's actions had caused...

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