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Friday, August 24, 2012

U.S. journalist feared missing in Syria

(CNN) -- The whereabouts of an American freelance journalist who has been working in Syria since May are unknown, a news agency reported.

It is among the key developments Friday in Syria's ongoing conflict:

American freelance journalist Austin Tice, who has been working in Syria, has not been heard from since mid-August, the McClatchy news agency reported Friday.

Syria has restricted access by international journalists, routinely refusing to issue visas to enter the country. Many who report from inside Syria do so by slipping across the border, as was the case with Tice, according to McClatchy's report. Read More