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CNN’s Tony Maddox Honored by State Department for CNN Freedom Project

CNN Executive Vice President and managing director of CNN International Tony Maddox was honored by the State Department on Monday as a Trafficking in Persons Report Hero. Each year, eight individuals are honored by the State Department as the Department releases its annual report on human trafficking. The award was personally […]

Ambassador to South Korea Attacked in Seoul

Mark Lippert, America’s ambassador to South Korea, was attacked in Seoul. Lippert was attending a breakfast meeting in the capital when the attack happened. Police confirmed that Kim Ki-Jong was the attacker. He used a paring knife as a weapon. The blade measured at 10 inches long. The attack occured at 5:42 p.m. […]

Turkey Arrests Journalists

Thirty-one Turkish citizens were arrested today after the government passed a new law allowing people to be arrested and held on reasonable suspicion. Those arrested included television program personnel, media executives, journalists, and law enforcement and were charged with setting up and assisting terrorist organizations and fraud. Last year as […]