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Gulf states starting to feel the pinch of cheap oil

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Something's not quite kosher at bakery in sweet comedy 'Dough'

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Iraq: Who is Moqtada al-Sadr?

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New labour reform bill: A major gamble for Hollande

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Candidate Hollande hits the campaign trail

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MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2011-09-22

Michel Houellebecq has NOT been captured by al Qaeda

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Fri. 16/9/2011. Michel Houellebecq has been located, alive and well in Spain and not in the hands of terrorists; Dominique Strauss-Kahn admits he wanted to kiss Tristane Banon; analysis of the first Socialist primaries debate and that handshake between Ségolène Royal and François Hollande; and finally, a steamy teachers' calendar to draw attention to cutbacks.

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2016-05-03 François Hollande

Hollande unofficially kicks off his re-election campaign

With a speech at a left-wing political conference, François Hollande has almost certainly unveiled his strategy for re-election in 2017 - we take a look at what he said. Also,...

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2016-05-02 space

Three Earth-like planets discovered in Aquarius

Life could be detectable on three planets within a mere 40 light years of Earth, researchers in Belgium have determined; we take a look at details of their discovery plus...

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2016-04-29 Salah Abdeslam

A Royal Challenge from the Obamas

Media Watch takes a look at reports of Salah Abdeslam's less-than-warm welcome to prison in France. Radicalised inmates hurled insults because he hadn't blown himself up on...

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2016-04-28 Venezuela

Venezuela's two-day week

We take a look at online buzz surrounding the economic crisis and unrest in Venezuela. Also, protests against reforms to labour laws in France became violent in several French...

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2016-04-27 Salah Abdeslam

Abdeslam's lawyer calls him 'a little moron'

Suspected of being involved in the Paris attacks last November, Salah Abdeslam has now been extradited to France. His lawyers in both Belgium and France have been speaking to the...

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