Alan Johnston

Type: Person
Name: Alan Johnston
Title: Gaza correspondent
company: BBC
Date of Birth: 17/05/1962
Place of Birth: Lindi, Tanzania
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Alan Johnston
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Italy lawyers urged to work faster

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has announced a series of measures designed to overhaul the country's notoriously slow justice system. A business that goes to court to enforce a contract can wait three years for a verdict - twice as long as in neighbouring ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

BBC News - 'Deadliest week' for African migrants

This report contains some upsetting images from the very start.It has been the deadliest week this year for migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Africa. The United Nations Refugee Agency says at least 300 people have lost their lives in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

'Sex abuse' priest faces extradition

The Vatican has stripped the former papal envoy to the Dominican Republic of his diplomatic immunity, opening the way for him to be extradited to face sex abuse allegations in the country.The Polish priest Jozef Wesolowski was found guilty of sexually ... [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Israeli army strikes Hamas-linked Islamists in Gaza

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Jerusalem, Aug 26 (IANS) A strike in central Gaza Monday afternoon targeted Army of Islam militants who were plotting an attack against Israel in the near future, Israel's military and Shin Bet security ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

More migrant deaths in Italy waters

At least six people have drowned after a fishing boat carrying migrants from North Africa got into trouble south of the Italian island of Lampedusa.Rescue workers say they have managed to pull more than 360 migrants alive from the water.It is the third ... [Published BBC - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing Alan Johnston from CityLocal

Alan Johnston says "The ongoing support from the CityLocal network is invaluable."I had previously been a franchisee for Domino’s Pizza and co-owned 3 stores. After selling my share of the business, I wanted to build a new business of my own, working ... [Published Total Franchise - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Abbey production well worth the wait

The latest production by the Abbey Theatre Club tickles the funny bone and pulls at the heart strings all at once in an unlikely setting.‘Waiting On One’ by renowned Scots author Anne Downie is an extrapolation of the popular kitchen sink drama, taking ... [Published Arbroath Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dumbarton family raise money in memory of hero dad

A kind-hearted family raised almost £3000 for charity in memory of a hero dad who died saving his son.The Johnston family from Dumbarton organised the charity event in memory of their dad and brother Alan Johnston, who died tragically 30 years ago in ... [Published Daily Record - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

12 to compete for Palo Alto City Council

A dozen candidates will compete for five seats on the Palo Alto City Council, according to the City Clerk's Office.The deadline for candidates to submit nomination papers for the Nov. 4 election closed Wednesday. Of the 14 people who obtained the forms, ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Famous Italian statue in thong row

A row has broken out in Italy after a photographer dressed up a famous 2,500-year-old statue in a leopard-skin thong and pink feather boa.The Riace Bronzes, of Greek warriors, are two of the nation's greatest archaeological treasures.Photographer Gerald ... [Published BBC - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Four killed at Italy festival

Four people have been killed and 20 others injured after a flash flood tore through a festival in northern Italy.The event at Refrontolo, north of Venice, was meant to celebrate and promote the attractions of the area.But during the festivities, there ... [Published BBC - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

The Best Thing I Learned at Corn College

Farmers shared some of the topics they found useful at Corn College this summer and how they plan to use the information they gained.Every year Farm Journal agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer, in coordination with the staff at Farm Journal Media, ... [Published AgWeb.com - Aug 02 2014]

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Italy lawyers urged to work faster [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 30 2014]
Italy lawyers urged to work faster [Published BBC - Aug 30 2014]
Law, Thelma [Published Herald & Review - Aug 28 2014]
BBC News - 'Deadliest week' for African migrants [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
'Sex abuse' priest faces extradition [Published BBC - Aug 26 2014]
Israeli army strikes Hamas-linked Islamists in ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 25 2014]
Israeli army strikes Hamas-linked jihadists in ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 25 2014]
More migrant deaths in Italy waters [Published BBC - Aug 25 2014]
Sunday in Edinburgh – what’s on today [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Aug 24 2014]
Introducing Alan Johnston from CityLocal [Published Total Franchise - Aug 22 2014]
Abbey production well worth the wait [Published Arbroath Today - Aug 22 2014]
Worse Than Hamas? Gaza's Other Terror Groups [Published Virtual Jerusalem - Aug 19 2014]
Community sports scoreboard 8/19 [Published Columbian.com - Aug 19 2014]
What’s on in Edinburgh this week [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Aug 18 2014]
Dumbarton family raise money in memory of hero dad [Published Daily Record - Aug 15 2014]
Worse than Hamas? Gaza’s other terror groups [Published JTA - Aug 15 2014]
The Tapper turgidity [Published Power Line - Aug 14 2014]
12 to compete for Palo Alto City Council [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 14 2014]
ARRESTS: Aug. 13, 2014 [Published Crestview News Bulletin - Aug 13 2014]
Why Everything Reported from Gaza is Crazy Twisted [Published Cutting Edge News - Aug 11 2014]
Father of PGP encryption: Telcos need to get ou... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 09 2014]
Father of PGP encryption: Telcos need to get ou... [Published Ars Technica Risk Assessment - Aug 09 2014]
Four killed at Italy festival [Published BBC - Aug 03 2014]
Famous Italian statue in thong row [Published BBC - Aug 03 2014]
The Best Thing I Learned at Corn College [Published AgWeb.com - Aug 02 2014]
Has the mafia's 'omerta' code of silence finall... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 01 2014]
Italy in Europe-wide mafia crackdown [Published BBC - Jul 31 2014]
Costa Concordia wreck enters Genoa port for scr... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
Costa Concordia ends final voyage [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
BBC News - Costa Concordia: The journey so far ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
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Father of PGP encryption: Telcos need to get ou... [Published Ars Technica Risk Assessment - Aug 09 2014]
Sean Gallagher LAS VEGAS—Phil Zimmermann, the creator of Pretty Good Privacy public-key encryption, has some experience when it comes to the politics of crypto. During the “crypto wars” of the 1990s, Zimmermann fought to convince the US government ...
VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia [Published BBC News Video - World - Jul 23 2014]
The BBC's Alan Johnston reports on the journey so far of the wrecked cruise ship Costa Concordia as it is towed to Genoa for scrapping. ...
Former hostages call on Egypt to release Al Jaz... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jun 21 2014]
- Terry Waite and BBC Journalist Alan Johnston speak out in support of detained Al Jazeera staff ...
BBC's Alan Johnston speaks on AJ staff trial [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 10 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKGzhLlJzIY&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;BBC's Alan Johnston speaks on AJ staff trial BBC journalist, who was kidnapped while working for the news ...
VIDEO: Queen's first meeting with Pope [Published BBC News Video - World - Apr 03 2014]
The Queen has met Pope Francis for the first time - which BBC Rome correspondent Alan Johnston describes as "less formal" than previous meetings at the Vatican. ...
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