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Journalist Jorge Ramos briefly detained by Maduro regime

Journalist Jorge Ramos briefly detained by Maduro regime

World
Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and five network employees were briefly detained within the Venezuelan presidential palace on Monday, following an interview with the country's embattled president Nicolas Maduro. The detention lasted for more than two hours, and they were released with their footage and equipment confiscated. Ramos, one of the most famous Spanish-speaking journalists in the world, was in Venezuela to interview the president when he and his crew were apprehended following a line of questioning Maduro did not agree with, Univision's president of news Daniel Coronell said in a tweet.Atención: Un grupo periodístico de @Univision, encabezado por @jorgeramosnews, está arbitrariamente retenido en el Palacio de Miraflores en Caracas porque a @Nic...
Liam Neeson's shock warning to journalist after ‘racist’ comments: ‘I will kill you'

Liam Neeson's shock warning to journalist after ‘racist’ comments: ‘I will kill you'

Entertainment
The journalist who interviewed the Taken actor appeared on Good Morning Britain to reveal what really went down during the interview which has shocked the world.Clemence Michallon, US Culture Writer for The Independent, admitted she was “shocked” after Liam Neeson admitted that he once wanted to a kill a “black b*****d”.The 66-year-old revealed during the interview for his new film Cold Pursuit that he once roamed the streets looking for a black person to kill after the rape of a close friend.Clemence had only 20 minutes to ask Liam questions and was expecting just “fluff” to be talked about.She said: “I had 20 minutes [to interview him]. Usually it’s all fluff. This is definitely not fluff.” Related Articles She added: “The gr...
Wladimir Klitschko comeback? Boxing journalist details big claim about showdown with Dillian Whyte – not Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury

Wladimir Klitschko comeback? Boxing journalist details big claim about showdown with Dillian Whyte – not Anthony Joshua or Tyson Fury

Sports
RUMOURS It’s said ‘Dr Steelhammer’ will return to the ring to face a British heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko appeared to have walked off into the sunset when he announced his retirement from boxing. The former long reigning, unified, two-time heavyweight world champion quit the sport in 2017 following back-to-back defeats against Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. However, his story might not yet be complete. Wladimir Klitschko retired after losing his Wembley war with Anthony Joshua British boxing journalist Steve Bunce has stated that he’s heard talk suggesting the 42-year-old Ukrainian will return to the ring in 2019. With Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury currently negotiating a rematch, Anthony Joshua is trying to secure a...
What missing journalist wrote in his final column

What missing journalist wrote in his final column

World
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's final column for The Washington Post has been published two weeks after he went missing. The US resident's assistant sent his passionate article on the lack of press freedom in the Arab world a day after he was reported missing after entering Istanbul's Saudi consulate on 2 October.Karen Attiah, the Post's global opinions editor, said the paper held off publishing the column until Wednesday night "because we hoped Jamal would come back to us so that he and I could edit it together"."Now I have to accept: That is not going to happen. This is the last piece of his I will edit for The Post," she wrote. Image: Jamal Khashoggi's assistant sent his final column the day after he went missing Mr Khashogg...
Timeline on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Timeline on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

World
Since self-exiled Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi walked into the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul this month and vanished, his case has sparked international intrigue and outrage and put leaders of his homeland on the defensive. Here is a timeline of events before and after he disappeared: May 2018: Khashoggi meets Hatice Cengiz, a 36-year-old Turkish Ph.D. student, at a conference in Istanbul and she soon becomes his fiancée. Sept. 28: Khashoggi visits the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul for the first time to pick up a permission document to marry Cengiz. He's told come back later. Oct. 1: He returns to Istanbul from a trip to London. Oct. 2: He goes back to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Cengiz waits for him outside for four hours, but he never comes out and is told by ...