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Latest update : 2011-07-21

More twists in the Strauss-Kahn saga

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Wed. 20/7/2011: New twists in the Strauss-Kahn saga, including details on the mother of Tristane Banon, who is pressing charges for attempted rape against the former IMF boss...She claims she herself once slept with Strauss-Kahn. Also, 111 reasons for the French to be optimistic about their country.

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2015-07-28 Barack Obama

Lucy, Obama and Donald Trump are 'part of the same human family'

We take a look at some of the buzz surrounding Barack Obama’s trip to Kenya and Ethiopia. Also, does Sepp Blatter deserve the Nobel Prize, as Vladimir Putin declared?

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2015-07-27 France

'Busted!'

A British peer is shamed on the front page of "The Sun" in a salmon-coloured bra, this during an alleged drug-fuelled evening with two prostitutes - we take a look at the...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Kenya urges #SomeoneTellCNN

MediaWatch takes a look at the controversy that threatens to overshadow the US president's visit to his father's homeland, Kenya. Kenyans have reacted with anger, humour and...

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2015-07-23 NASA

Any Keplerlings on 'Earth 2.0'?

Twitter is censored in Turkey once again - we take a look at why. Also, NASA's Kepler telescope discovers a planet like Earth and social media imagines what Earthlings might do...

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2015-07-22 agriculture

French farmers say cut out the middleman

With supermarkets bulk buying and driving down prices, many French farmers are seeking to build direct links with consumers, cutting out the middlemen. This and other stories in...

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