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Afghan polls and deepening security concerns

Deadly attack on foreign journalists deepens fears of violence during Saturday’s presidential elections.
Kabul, Afghanistan – The reassurances offered at a press conference by commanders of Afghan Special Forces on Thursday rang hollow on Friday morning, when… 212 more words

AP president: Journalists 'under attack' worldwide

NEW YORK (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press says journalists around the world are “increasingly under attack” by people trying to influence and control the news. 154 more words


Anja Niedringhaus

Anja Niedringhaus, a Pullitzer prize photographer, was killed by an Afghan policeman in Afghanistan three days ago. The journalist Kathy Gannon, who accompanied her, was also shot and is in very serious condition. 378 more words


In Memory: AP Photographer Anja Niedringhaus killed in Afghanistan

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus, 48, died this week after being shot by an Afghan police officer while on assignment for the Associated Press. Reporter Kathy Gannon, 60, was also injured in the attack, according to news reports. 320 more words

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Canadian journalist in stable condition after shooting in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – A Canadian Associated Press correspondent shot and wounded while covering preparations for elections in Afghanistan was in stable condition Saturday and receiving medical treatment at a military hospital in Kabul. 249 more words


Remembering Anja Neidringhaus

“My assignment, regardless of the era, is about people—civilians and soldiers. The legacy of any photographer is her or his ability to capture the moment, to record history. 229 more words

BBC News - Afghan policeman shoots dead AP reporter Niedringhaus

Friday, 4 April 2014. Two journalists working for the Associated Press news agency have been shot by a police commander in eastern Afghanistan, officials say. 649 more words