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 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 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Father of PGP encryption: Telcos need to get out of bed with governments

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 to stop classifying ... [Published ArsTechnica - Aug 09 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]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 2 reports

Has the mafia's 'omerta' code of silence finally broken?

Credits: MARCELLO PATERNOSTRO/AFP/Getty ImagesAlt Text: A guard on duty at an Italian prisonInformation from mafia widow leads to arrest of 16 people for cocaine smuggling, kidnapping and forced slavery One-Minute Read Friday, August 1, 2014 - 9:49a ... [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Concordia wreck enters Genoa port for scrapping

THE wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has entered the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation.Its removal was one of the biggest ever maritime salvage operations.The Concordia struck a reef off the Italian island ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Costa Concordia ends final voyage

The operation to dismantle the vessel may take as long as two yearsThe wrecked Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, has arrived in waters near the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation.Its removal was one of the biggest ever ... [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia

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. ... [Published BBC News Video - World - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

BBC News - Costa Concordia: The journey so far ahead of scrapping

The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia is being towed on its final journey to the port of Genoa for scrapping.The Concordia struck a reef off the Italian island of Giglio in January 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people.Alan Johnston reports on ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Migrants 'suffocate' on Italy boat

Nineteen migrants have died, reportedly by suffocating, aboard a crowded boat travelling from North Africa to Italy. Rescuers found 18 people in a tangle of bodies. Many of them make the dangerous crossing from Africa on crowded and unseaworthy vessels, ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 19 2014]
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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]
VIDEO: Last journey of Costa Concordia [Published BBC News Video - World - Jul 23 2014]
Italy migrants: 19 \'suffocate\' aboard boat fr... [Published Frontier Post - Jul 20 2014]
Migrants 'suffocate' on Italy boat [Published Austin American Statesman - Jul 19 2014]
Migrants 'suffocate' on Italy boat [Published BBC - Jul 19 2014]
Costa Concordia Wreck Raised From Under-sea Pla... [Published Space View Times - Jul 14 2014]
Is the pharma sector ready for Industry 4.0? [Published Cleanroom Technology - Jul 14 2014]
VIDEO: Salvage team refloats Costa Concordia [Published BBC - Jul 14 2014]
Former hostages call on Egypt to release Al Jaz... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Jun 21 2014]
BBC's Alan Johnston speaks on AJ staff trial [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Apr 10 2014]
VIDEO: Queen's first meeting with Pope [Published BBC News Video - World - Apr 03 2014]
Is it time to freshen up our Rockpool? [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 13 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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