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Latest update : 2012-07-19

We'll 'clear homeland of criminal gangs': Syrian army

Syria's army command says it "will clear the homeland of criminal gangs". Among international reaction to the attack on top Syrian officials, a senior aide to former US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld argues that "for once we should call a suicide bomber - the one that took out a major fraction of Assad's cabinet - a martyr". Latest events in Syria are the focus for this Media Watch, Thursday 18th July 2012.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2017-08-23 Morocco

Angry Moroccans protest sexual harassment of women

Moroccans have staged a sit-in protest in Casablanca after a young woman was raped in public on a bus by six teenage boys. It's the major story in the local press, several days...

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2017-08-22 Donald Trump

A closer look at Trump's Afghan policy

A closer look at how Donald Trump's Afghan strategy came into being, and arguments in favour and against it. Also, US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's wife is under fire for...

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2017-08-21 security

Trump: An expensive president to protect

An expensive president: US President Donald Trump has used up all the Congress-mandated money for secret service to protect him until the end of the year - and we're only in...

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2017-08-18 Spain

'Siempre vida Barcelona'

Did the media show images that were too graphic of the Las Ramblas attack? We take a look at this and other questions in the media the day after the deadly attacks in Spain.

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

Trump's 'unprecedented transgression'

Le Monde, along with other media around the world, is leading on Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday where he appeared to "draw a moral equivalence between anti-racist...

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