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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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2015-05-26 USA

Could Johnny Depp be jailed over dog row in Oz?

Media Watch takes a look at how the US is trying to smooth relations with Iraq after questioning Iraqi soldiers’ “will to fight”. Nicolas Sarkozy wins first battle in bid to...

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2015-05-25 Burundi

Dance like nobody's watching!

MediaWatch takes a look at the latest images and harrowing testimony coming out of Burundi. Also, what should be done about internet trolls? Barack Obama’s new Twitter account is...

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2015-05-22 Ireland

Inequality, sexism and the movie industry

Irish ex-pats make incredible journeys to register their vote in the referendum on same-sex marriage. Cannes’s director defends his film festival from accusations of sexism and...

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2015-05-21 Ireland

Ireland on the eve of gay marriage vote

Media Watch takes a look at the campaign for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Ireland, on the eve of a referendum. Could the staunchly Catholic country become the first...

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2015-05-20 Israel

Israel's bus segregation U-turn

MediaWatch looks at reaction to the Israeli government's U-turn over the segregation of Palestinian bus passengers. Just hours after announcing a pilot scheme to ban Palestinians...

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