U.S. journalist freed in Myanmar, says he was not beaten or starved

U.S. journalist freed in Myanmar, says he was not beaten or starved

By Andrew Mills DOHA (Reuters) -American journalist Danny Fenster said he was healthy and happy to be going home after he was freed from prison in Myanmar and flew to Qatar on Monday, following negotiations between former U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson and the ruling...
Japan distances itself from report its envoy helped free U.S. reporter

Japan distances itself from report its envoy helped free U.S. reporter

By Antoni Slodkowski TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan on Tuesday distanced itself from a visit to Myanmar by its special envoy during which, according to military-run media in Myanmar, he played a role in the release from jail of U.S. journalist Danny Fenster. Fenster, 37, the...