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Journalist kidnapped in southern Mexico found dead
Anabel Flores Salazar, a reporter who was kidnapped by armed assailants in the Gulf Coast state of Veracruz this week, has been found dead, Mexican authorities said Tuesday. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Norwegian correspondent is being thrown out of Turkey
For the first time since 1971, a correspondent for the largest Norwegian newspaper, Aftenposten, is declared unwanted in a country. Turkish authorities have yet to issue a written statement. AFTENPOSTEN

ISIS publicly executes Iraqi journalist in Mosul
Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) executed on Tuesday Wathiq Abdulwahab, a reporter from the local Hadbaa newspaper in Mosul. ARA NEWS

France extends state of emergency after parliament vote
The French Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve a law that extended the state of emergency put in place after the attacks on November 13 in Paris for at least another three months. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

Israel accuses journalists of bias as violence mounts
Members of the Knesset have accused journalists of orchestrating events to make Israel look bad, while violence against journalists has increased over the past few months. JERUSALEM POST

Guinea’s media holds ‘press-free day’ over shooting of journalist in clashes
Bare newsstands and silent radios marked an unprecedented “press-free day” in Guinea, in honour of journalist El Hadj Mohamed Diallo, who was killed last week in political clashes. AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Pressure mounts on Ugandan journalists as election nears
Authorities in Uganda have stepped up harassment and intimidation of independent journalists in the run-up to this month’s election as President Yoweri Museveni seeks to extend his 30-year rule, a press freedom campaigner said on Tuesday. REUTERS

Arundhati Roy caught in the crossfire of Indian judicial power struggle
Novelist Arundhati Roy could soon be jailed for contempt after getting caught up in a real-life “sectarian” rivalry between two Indian courthouses. THE TELEGRAPH