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Turkey targets both IS group and Kurds in Iraq (part 2)

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Turkey targets both IS group and Kurds in Iraq

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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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2015-07-27 France

'Busted!'

A British peer is shamed on the front page of "The Sun" in a salmon-coloured bra, this during an alleged drug-fuelled evening with two prostitutes - we take a look at the...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Kenya urges #SomeoneTellCNN

MediaWatch takes a look at the controversy that threatens to overshadow the US president's visit to his father's homeland, Kenya. Kenyans have reacted with anger, humour and...

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2015-07-23 NASA

Any Keplerlings on 'Earth 2.0'?

Twitter is censored in Turkey once again - we take a look at why. Also, NASA's Kepler telescope discovers a planet like Earth and social media imagines what Earthlings might do...

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2015-07-22 agriculture

French farmers say cut out the middleman

With supermarkets bulk buying and driving down prices, many French farmers are seeking to build direct links with consumers, cutting out the middlemen. This and other stories in...

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2015-07-21 Nicolas Sarkozy

Nicolas Sarkozy 'is a climber'

Nicolas Sarkozy's interview with Le Parisien where he vaunts his cycling prowess is still causing a stir online one week on.

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