A pregnant New Zealand journalist says she turned to the Taliban for help and is now stranded in Afghanistan after her home country has prevented her from returning due to a bottleneck of people in its coronavirus quarantine system.
The pair had traveled by boat to Jaburu lake, in the northern state of Amazonas near Brazil's border with Peru, and were expected to return to the city of Atalaia do Norte by around 9:00 am Sunday, two rights groups said in a statement.
Israel has publicly called for a joint investigation into the killing and asked Palestinian authorities to hand over the bullet that struck Abu Akleh for forensic examination.
In life Shireen Abu Akleh was a highly respected reporter and courageous role model for Palestinians resisting the Israeli occupation;
"They want my laptop only to harass me, only because I have been challenging what certain people have been saying, and some of those people are in power," Zubair said.
Imran Riaz Khan was returning to Islamabad from Peshawar when he was arrested near Islamabad Toll Plaza.
Shireen Abu Akleh's family has voiced outrage over the Biden administration's "abject response" to her death. Lina Abu Akleh, Shireen's niece, confirmed she had spoken to Blinken on Wednesday.
Jordanian broadcaster Ahlam Ajarmeh announced that she had finally recovered her child, days after he was kidnapped by a human smuggling gang in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
Authorities in both countries are yet to confirm the journalist’s death and the circumstances surrounding it. Some Pakistani media outlets had initially stated that Sharif was shot dead but later said he died in an accident.