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Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

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Fuel on the fire: French unions block refineries to protest labour reform (part 2)

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Music show: Judith Owen, Eric Clapton and Ariana Grande

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Video: Christian NGO brings Syrian refugees to Italy

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'Near miss' for Austria and the EU

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French oil refinery workers extend strike action

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At least two dead in anti-electoral commission protest in Kenya

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Far-right thwarted in Austrian election

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Latest update : 2011-07-29

'A defender of the West' - praise for Breivik sparks a firestorm

MEDIAWATCH, Wed., 27/07/11: There's embarrassment for the French far-right after a party radical declares support for Norwegian gunman Anders Behring Breivik; a ruling party lawmaker wants tighter controls on rap music; and Johnny v. Serge - a lookalike showdown turns nasty.

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2016-05-23 Austria

Far-right thwarted in Austrian election

We take a look at press and social media reaction to Austria's presidential election.

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2016-05-20 Cannes Film Festival

Festivals Drop Eagles of Death Metal

Media Watch looks at criticism of Sean Penn's new movie, after its debut at Cannes. Crass and "a little bit racist", according to some. Also, the Eagles of Death Metal are taken...

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2016-05-19 Egypt

EgyptAir flight disappearance on social media

We take a look at how the disappearance of EgyptAir flight MS804 has played out on social networks.

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2016-05-18 police

'The Sun' rapped on knuckles for reporting Queen wants Brexit

The press watchdog in the UK has judged as "inaccurate" recent reporting by The Sun that Queen Elizabeth is in favour of Brexit. First though, we take a look at a police protest...

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2016-05-17 labour law

Hollande lets slip that he will (probably) seek re-election

French political analysts have been dusting off their psychoanalysis tomes and picking apart a slip of the tongue by the French President which they mostly think indicates he...

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