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See you in court: Washington state sues Monsanto over chemical pollution

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Film show: 'Detroit', 'Kingsman 2', 'Beauty and the Dogs'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Meeting Mohammad Alqadi, the Palestinian marathon man

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BUSINESS DAILY

Deep divisions on display as NAFTA renegotiation talks end

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IN THE PAPERS

Wildlife Photographer awards highlight effects of poaching, plastic pollution

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EYE ON AFRICA

Four killed in Togo clashes after religious leader arrested

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EYE ON AFRICA

Over 300 killed in Somalia's worst ever terror attack

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THE INTERVIEW

'Trump is the most powerful unifying force the Democrats could imagine'

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IN THE PAPERS

'In Marie's name': Elle magazine takes a stand on domestic violence

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MEDIAWATCH

A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-08-16

Prayer against gay marriage causes backlash in France

The Catholic Church in France has been criticised for a prayer that implicitly calls on the Government not to legislate for gay marriage. The prayer was read out at Mass across the country on the Feast of the Assumption. Also, "rich kids" try to out-bling one another in online photos and Gotye applauds cover versions of his music in an original way.

By James CREEDON

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2017-10-17 Sexual harassment

'Where is the solidarity for Somalia?'

We look at reactions to the #BalanceTonPorc hashtag here in France. Many say it's given women an opportunity to speak out against sexual harassment. Others, however, say naming...

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2017-10-16 sexual assault

#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

MediaWatch takes a look at two hashtags - one that started in the US and another in France - that illustrate the full extent of sexual harassment against women in the workplace...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

#RoseArmy: Twitter faces backlash for suspending account of Weinstein critic

We look at reactions to rapper Eminem's epic diss of President Donald Trump in a freestyle rap. Meanwhile, the Harvey Weinstein scandal deepens as New York police reopen an...

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2017-10-09 Mike Pence

Mike Pence's costly NFL protest

MediaWatch examines the US Vice President's aborted (and costly) trip to an NFL game. Mike Pence walked out after some players took a knee during the National Anthem to protest...

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2017-10-06 Sexual harassment

#DearCatCaller - a lesson in sexual harassment

Media Watch investigates the social experiment on Instagram that's put sexual harassment in the spotlight. "DearCatCaller" documents the unsolicited approaches and comments made...

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