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Travel writer and journalist Jan Morris dies at 94

Travel writer and journalist Jan Morris dies at 94

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Russia opens treason probe into space agency adviser, former journalist Ivan Safronov

Russia opens treason probe into space agency adviser, former journalist Ivan Safronov

World
July 7 (UPI) -- Russian authorities on Tuesday arrested a former journalist accused of sharing military secrets with the intelligence agency of an unspecified NATO country. Russia's Federal Security Service -- known by the acronym FSB -- said it opened a treason investigation into Ivan Safronov. He appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday. Advertisement After being fired by the Kommersant news agency in 2019, Safronov began working as a special adviser to the head of Roscosmos, the Russian space agency. The FSB didn't say whether he allegedly passed on the defense secrets during his time as a journalist or with Roscosmos. Roscosmos chief Dmitry Rogozin told Tass news that Safronov didn't have access to classified information during his time with the space agency. "He was invited to cover Ros...
Iran journalist who fueled 2017 protests sentenced to death

Iran journalist who fueled 2017 protests sentenced to death

World
Iran has sentenced to death a journalist whose online work helped inspire the 2017 economic protests and who returned from exile to TehranBy NASSER KARIMI Associated PressJune 30, 2020, 9:47 AM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTEHRAN, Iran -- Iran sentenced a once-exiled journalist to death over his online work that helped inspire nationwide economic protests that began at the end of 2017, authorities said Tuesday. Ruhollah Zam's website and a channel he created on the popular messaging app Telegram had spread the timings of the protests and embarrassing information about officials that directly challenged Iran's Shiite theocracy. Those demonstrations represented the biggest challenge to Iran since the 2009 Green Movement protests and set the stage fo...
Manchester United 0-2 Burnley: Scathing assessment of ‘mess from top to bottom’ Red Devils by journalist Martin Lipton

Manchester United 0-2 Burnley: Scathing assessment of ‘mess from top to bottom’ Red Devils by journalist Martin Lipton

Sports
Manchester United have problems throughout their entire squad according to journalist Martin Lipton, who was scathing in his assessment of the Red Devils. Joining talkSPORT the day after United’s embarrassing 2-0 home defeat by Burnley, Lipton ripped apart Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side from top to bottom. Chris Wood and Jay Rodriguez scored for the Clarets in their first win at Old Trafford in 58 years, leaving the Red Devils six points off the top four and with a worse record after 24 games than in ANY OTHER Premier League season since the inaugural 1992/93 campaign. AFP or licensors Ole Gunnar Solskjaer watched on as his Man United side lost to Burnley – could he lose his job? Chants of ‘stand up if you hate Glazers‘ rang around the Theatre of Dreams...
Glenn Greenwald: Brazil accuses journalist of cyber-crimes

Glenn Greenwald: Brazil accuses journalist of cyber-crimes

Technology
Brazilian authorities are seeking to bring charges against Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who published Edward Snowden's intelligence agency leaks.Mr Greenwald has been accused of "helping guiding and encouraging" a criminal group that hacked into the phones of Brazilian officials.The journalist had recently published stories describing private messages between public prosecutors.At this point, federal public prosecutors have proposed the charges.However, a judge still needs to decide whether to formally indict him.Six other individuals have also been accused of illegal telephone interceptions and conspiracy among other related crimes.Brazilian prosecutors allege that, during his interactions with the group, Mr Greenwald advised its members to delete mes...