Myanmar court allows jailed Reuters reporters' appeal to proceed: lawyer

Myanmar’s High Court has allowed an appeal to proceed in the case of two Reuters reporters jailed for seven years on charges of breaking the country’s Official Secrets Act, defense lawyers said on Tuesday.The appeal against the conviction, filed earlier this month, cited evidence of a police set-up and lack of proof of a crime. The lawyers did not specify when the Yangon-based court made its decision and there was no formal announcement from the court. Reuters was unable to co


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Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi prince allows consulate search for missing journalist

  1. Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi prince allows consulate search for missing journalist  BBC News
  2. Saudi Crown Prince invites Turkey to search consulate for missing journalist: ‘we have nothing to hide’  Telegraph.co.uk
  3. An incredible thing just happened in Saudi Arabia, but there’s a problem  NEWS.com.au
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Facebook now allows ad-targeting with shadow profiles

  1. Facebook now allows ad-targeting with shadow profiles  Daily News & Analysis
  2. Facebook allows advertisers to target you based on your shadow profile  Mashable
  3. Extent of ‘shadow’ data Facebook hands to advertisers revealed after lengthy study  The Drum
  4. Facebook lets advertisers target you using ‘shadow’ phone numbers  Telegraph.co.uk
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Italy allows some migrants off stranded boat amid EU row

Italy allows some migrants off stranded boat amid EU rowItaly allowed 16 of the 150 migrants stranded on board a coastguard ship at a Sicily port to disembark on Saturday, as government officials face questioning over the refusal to let all passengers off, media reported. The Diciotti vessel has been docked at the port of Catania since Monday night, after the Italian government blocked migrants from leaving in the absence of commitments from the EU to relocate some of them. Italy on Friday said it would pull its funding for the EU as a “compensatory measure” if the bloc refused to come forward and help with relocating the migrants, sparking a fresh immigration row between the bloc and Italy’s populist government.


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