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Sydney siege: Australians show solidarity with Muslims

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"Charlie's Country" director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

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Hunt for Joseph Kony and LRA militants continues

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‘China needs Tibetan culture of peace,’ says Dalai Lama

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Immigration in France: Hollande slams scaremongers

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'Charlie's Country' director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

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Egypt: Gay community fears government crackdown

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Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 2)

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MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2011-08-08

Vilnius mayor crushes badly parked car with tank

MEDIAWATCH, Tues. 2nd August 2011: The mayor of Vilnius finds a novel way to dissuade parking on bike lanes: crushing a Mercedes Benz by driving over it in a tank! First though, The Guardian reports on another arrest in the News of the World phone-hacking scandal; and writers and filmmakers cited by Anders Behring Breivik speak to the press.

By James CREEDON

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2014-12-17 Cuba

"Todos somos Americanos"

A new chapter in US-Cuba relations has been announced; we take a look at the online reaction.

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2014-12-16 Taliban

#PeshawarAttack

A massacre carried out by the Taliban at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan is generating huge condemnation under several hashtags, including #PeshawarAttack, #IstandWithPeshawar and...

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2014-12-15 Australia

#SydneySiege

We take a look at how social media was used and misused over the course of a 16-hour siege in a café in central Sydney.

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2014-12-12 euthanasia

A 'third way' for euthanasia?

François Hollande has suggested that "deep sedation" may be the solution for terminally ill patients in what some see as a move towards euthanasia. The French Parliament will...

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2014-12-11 François Hollande

After #ChapkaGate, Hollande avoids fun photo ops

No more odd headwear for François Hollande! Last week, the French president was snapped in an official photo wearing a fur-trimmed chapka during a visit to Kazakhstan – the image...

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