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Russian opposition groups poke fun at Putin online

In today's round up of the international media, we take a look at web reactions to Vladimir Putin's presidential election win in Russia. Opposition groups have harnessed social media to organise protests, but also to poke fun at the perennial leader. And in the US, radio show host Rush Limbaugh gets into hot water when he starts slinging insults at a young student.

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2017-05-22 Donald Trump

Trump's visit to Israel in key images

We take a look at some key images from Donald Trump's visit to Israel - not all of them flattering for the US president. Also, TV presenter Cyril Hanouna has become the most...

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2017-05-19 Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities to serve Trump 'steak and ketchup' on first official visit

In today's show, we look at how Saudi Arabia is rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump's first foreign trip as US president. Meanwhile, Trump has been railing that a...

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2017-05-18 Iranian elections

Short 'reprieve' on social media ban ahead of Iran's election

We look at the impact of social media among candidates and electors on the eve of Iran's presidential election. We also look at reactions to the deaths of Soundgarden frontman...

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2017-05-17 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's cabinet draws some criticism on social media

Some felt Emmanuel Macron's cabinet did not live up to campaign promises - we take a look at some points of criticism as his team of ministers is unveiled. Elsewhere, changes are...

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2017-05-16 Donald Trump

Trump 'may have breached oath of office'

As Donald Trump admits he did share classified information with Russia, the internet grapples with the question of whether or not the US President has just committed an...

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