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

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MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2012-01-20

Has "World War Web" begun?

MEDIAWATCH: In less than the US legislature geared up to impose far-reaching anti-piracy legislation on the web which was quickly met with a 24-hour internet "blackout" supported by big-name sites like Wikipedia and to top it all off one of the top file-sharing websites in the world, MegaUpload, was shut down. In response, online "hacktivists" Anonymous targeted key government websites around the world. Is this the beginning of "World War Web"?

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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