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Elon Musk restores Twitter accounts of journalists but concerns persist

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Reuters Elon Musk reinstated the Twitter accounts of several journalists that were suspended for a day over a controversy on publishing public data about the billionaire’s plane. The reinstatements came after the unprecedented suspensions evoked stinging criticism from government officials, advocacy groups and journalism organisations from several parts of the globe on Friday, with some […]

Elon Musk’s Twitter suspension of journalists draws global backlash

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Dallas, Texas, USReuters Twitter’s unprecedented suspension of at least five journalists over claims they revealed the real-time location of owner Elon Musk drew swift backlash from government officials, advocacy groups and journalism organisations across the globe on Friday. Officials from France, Germany, the UK and the European Union condemned the suspensions, with some saying the […]

US encourages Ukraine to be open to talks with Russia – Washington Post

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Washington DC, US/Kyiv, Ukraine Reuters The United States is privately encouraging Ukraine to signal an openness to negotiate with Russia, the Washington Post reported, as the State Department said Moscow was escalating the war and did not seriously wish to engage in peace talks. The newspaper cited unnamed sources as saying the request by American […]

Biden confronts Saudi Crown Prince over Khashoggi murder, expects action on energy

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Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaReuters US President Joe Biden said on Friday he told Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman he held him responsible for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, shortly after exchanging a fist bump with the kingdom’s de facto ruler. On a trip to reset relations with a country he had […]