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The Race to Save Lives in Nepal: World Ramps up Efforts to Provide Emergency Aid (part 1)

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Nepal earthquake on social media

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France steps up cyber defence in wake of attacks

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End of an era as Volkswagen's Piech resigns

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Police beat kids in Guinea, and militias dynamite homes in Iraq

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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.

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2015-04-27 Nepal

Nepal earthquake on social media

Social media platforms have been helping establish if victims of the earthquake in Nepal are safe or not - we take a look at how. Elsewhere, a lighter story has been going viral...

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2015-04-24 Armenian genocide

Controversy reigns, 100 years after Armenian genocide

The political and moral arguments continue as the world marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. MediaWatch takes a look at the images, quotes and articles that are...

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2015-04-23 migrant

#MigrantLivesMatter trends online

After almost 1,000 would-be migrants died when their makeshift boat capsized in the Mediterranean, NGOs and others are using social media to pressure European leaders into...

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2015-04-22 Marine Le Pen

French 'anti-terror' bill boosted by foiled attack

A thwarted attack on two churches outside Paris has shone the spotlight on proposed anti-terror legislation that would strengthen intelligence resources through increased...

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2015-04-21 Mohammed Morsi

Reactions to 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz' trial

Oskar Gröning admits moral guilt as his trial opens - we take a look at reactions to what will be one of the last Nazi trials in Germany. We also take a look at reactions to the...

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