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Obituary: Robert Kearns

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Retired Reuters journalist Robert Kearns (photo), who covered the election campaigns of five US presidents, died suddenly on Friday 11 January. He was 74.

Nazanin 'offered freedom if she spied for Iran'

Monday 14 January 2019

Thomson Reuters Foundation worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (photo) started a hunger strike in a Tehran prison on Monday and it was disclosed interrogators tried to persuade her to spy for Iran.

Nazanin's 'trepidation' on eve of hunger strike

Sunday 13 January 2019

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe feels "a strong sense of trepidation" as she prepares to begin a hunger strike in an Iranian prison, her husband has said.

Trust Principles guardians name two new directors

Friday 11 January 2019

The Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, guardian of the Trust Principles created in 1941 to preserve Reuters independence, integrity and freedom from bias, appointed two new directors.

Reuters journalists lose appeal, will remain in prison

Friday 11 January 2019

The two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar for reporting on violence against Moslems lost their appeal on Friday. A high court upheld their guilty verdict and seven-year prison sentences.

The Reuter Society

The Reuter Society is a social network for former employees of Reuters or Thomson Reuters. The original Society was founded as a London-based club in 1990. The Reuter Society of America was launched in New York in 2014.

Haunts

Nostalgic recollections of some of the favourite places where Reuters people liked to gather - in Beirut, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Kabul, London, New York, Nicosia, Paris, Saigon and Washington.