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Egypt's Coptic Christians targeted by Islamic State group

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France's wartime past takes centre stage in presidential campaign

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How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief

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What remains of Nicaragua’s revolution?

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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 : 2012-10-18

17th October 1961: "Words are important"

François Hollande acknowledges the massacre of Algerian protestors in 1961 in a key moment for France's official history and French-Algerian relations. Also, "Binders Full of Women" becomes an internet meme after Mitt Romney makes a telling remark during a Presidential debate.

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2017-04-28 French Presidential Elections 2017

French Election: Abstention, Anger & Apathy

Media Watch takes a look at the battle against voter apathy in France, ahead of the second - and decisive - round of the presidential election. Far-left firebrand, Jean-Luc...

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2017-04-27 Donald Trump

Trump's first 100 days, Simpsons style

MediaWatch looks at how Donald Trump's first 100 days are being assessed - in the media, online and in The Simpsons! Plus, French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron takes his...

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2017-04-26 French Presidential Elections 2017

French presidential election: Posters and political spin

MediaWatch looks at the French factory visit that put Emmanuel Macron through the political spin cycle. His presidential rival, Marine Le Pen, beat him to the site in Amiens to...

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2017-04-25 France

Honouring slain policeman Xavier Jugelé

MediaWatch pays tribute to the French policeman killed in last week's terror attack, Xavier Jugelé. His partner gave a heart-rending address at a national memorial ceremony, with...

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2017-04-24 French Presidential Elections 2017

French presidential election: First round controversies

MediaWatch takes a look at online calls for a boycott of the second round of voting in the French presidential election under the hashtag #SansMoiLe7Mai. Meanwhile, Emmanuel...

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