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Rogues a-plenty at UN General Assembly

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Kurdish independence referendum: What impact on the region?

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Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

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Are universities in Pakistan becoming a breeding ground for terrorism?

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Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

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Latest update : 2012-02-07

Interior minister Guéant stirs up 'civilisation' row

MEDIAWATCH FRANCE, Mon. 6/2/2012: France's Interior Minister - otherwise known as Mr. Controversy - is at it again. Claude Guéant said this weekend that "not all civilisations are equal". Many see this as a bid to poach votes from the far-right National Front. We take a look at the debate. Also, Angela Merkel openly supports Sarkozy's re-election bid...despite that fact that he hasn't yet declared his candidacy.

By James CREEDON

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2017-09-20 Hassan Rouhani

Rogues a-plenty at UN General Assembly

The trading of insults continued today as Iran's Hassan Rouhani referred to Donald Trump as a "rogue newcomer", this after the US President referred to Iran as a "rogue state"...

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2017-09-19 Emmanuel Macron

Multilateralist Macron is the anti-Trump at UN General Assembly

Their speeches could not have been more different in tone or approach - Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron have made their first addresses to the UN General Assembly. We take a...

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2017-09-18 Emmanuel Macron

All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

Two speeches that are being hotly anticipated at this week's UN General Assembly are the debut addresses of Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron. We take a look at media coverage....

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2017-09-15 London

#Cassini goes out in a blaze of glory

Media Watch looks at reactions in London, and further afield, after the latest terror attack to hit the UK's capital. There's resolve and resilience, but also criticism of Donald...

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2017-09-14 Paris

French cynics make sarcasm an Olympic sport

MediaWatch takes a look at some of the less effusive responses to Paris 2024. After the official confirmation that the French capital will host the Olympic Games, there are...

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