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  • Syria's rocky road to a free press

    Syria's rocky road to a free  press
    Laith Halabi paced the dark streets of Aleppo looking for a person to interview. The wiry young journalist with the independent Shahba Press news agency worried that no one would agree to a man-on-the-street, even on the innocuous topic of a...
  • Three sentenced to death in Tiananmen Square car attack

    Three sentenced to death in Tiananmen Square car attack
    A Chinese court has sentenced three people to death and five others to prison in connection with a deadly terrorist attack in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square last fall, authorities said Monday. Two pedestrians were killed and about 40 were injured in...
  • China executes 13 people on charges related to terrorism

    China executes 13 people on charges related to terrorism
    Thirteen people have been executed for terrorism-related offenses in three cities in China’s northwestern Xinjiang province, authorities announced Monday. The convicts had been found guilty of crimes including homicide, arson, making explosives...
  • Libyan Interior Ministry backs anti-Islamist rogue ex-general

    Libya’s Interior Ministry announced Wednesday it was throwing its support behind Khalifa Haftar, a former army general who last week launched an unauthorized armed offensive against Islamist militias and their political allies. The tumult in the...
  • Los Angeles Times Ethics Guidelines

    June 2014 INTRODUCTION The goal of the Los Angeles Times is to publish news and information of the highest quality. This requires The Times, across its entire portfolio of editorial products, to be, above all else, a principled news organization....
  • L.A. Times updates newsroom ethics guidelines

    L.A. Times updates newsroom ethics guidelines
    The Los Angeles Times has updated its newsroom ethics guidelines. The guidelines, which apply to all Times journalists as well as freelancers, were last revised in 2011. The guidelines are publicly available at latimes.com/ethics. LOS ANGELES TIMES...
  • Ukrainian peace plan: President offers rebels a unilateral cease-fire

    Ukrainian peace plan: President offers rebels a unilateral cease-fire
    Ukraine's president said Wednesday that he has a peace plan that would provide for a unilateral cease-fire on the part of government forces, giving pro-Russia separatists a chance to lay down their arms and end a weeks-long confrontation that has left...
  • A maddening game: Assigning blame

    At times of crisis, we slip reflexively into finger-pointing mode. President Barack Obama's critics blame the swift fall of major Iraqi cities to Islamist radicals on his decision to withdraw U.S. combat forces from the battered country. His supporters...
  • Commander's death in Syria points to Iranian role in civil war

    Commander's death in Syria points to Iranian role in civil war
    A prominent Iranian military figure has been killed while fighting in Syria, according to both Syrian opposition and Iranian government sources, adding to mounting evidence of Tehran's military assistance to Syrian President Bashar Assad. Abdollah...
  • O.C. Register owner to cut staff, merge Long Beach and L.A. newspapers

    O.C. Register owner to cut staff, merge Long Beach and L.A. newspapers
    Seven weeks after launching a new Los Angeles newspaper amid great fanfare, the Orange County Register's parent company, Freedom Communications Inc., is showing signs of financial distress. The Santa Ana company said Tuesday that it is merging the...
  • Kiev calls for martial law in east Ukraine as fighting intensifies

    Pro-Russia gunmen overran three eastern Ukrainian military bases on Wednesday, making off with weapons and armored vehicles after ill-equipped government forces ran out of ammunition and fled, Kiev officials and media reported. The setbacks in the...