Sunday, August 27, 2006

Reporter charged for spying in Sudan

CHICAGO, Illinois (AP) -- A Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign
correspondent for the Chicago Tribune was charged in a Sudanese court
Saturday with espionage and other crimes.

Paul Salopek, 44, was charged in a 40-minute hearing with espionage,
passing information illegally and writing "false news," the Tribune
reported on its Web site. His driver and interpreter, both Chadian
nationals, faced the same charges.

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