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Latest update : 2012-11-20

Web users fact-check journalists over Gaza

Web users call the BBC on an erroneous retweet by their Gaza correspondent. There is also criticism over an op-ed in the Jerusalem Post calling for Gaza to be "flattened". Elsewhere, France's UMP is in turmoil over a leadership battle, echoing a similar deficit in democracy in the Socialist party during their 2008 leadership contest. Finally, naked feminists dressed as nuns get tear-gassed by right-wing Catholic demonstrators protesting against gay marriage... A busy 24 hours in France!

By James CREEDON

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2014-07-30 Gaza Strip

Towards a "Third Intifada"?

We look at online reactions from Gaza the day after the heaviest bombardment of the enclave since the current crisis began. Also, blogs and analysis, in particular a piece by...

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2014-07-28 Israel

'What would you do?'

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine social media campaigns are both asking what would different European countries do if they were faced with the same conflict situation. One Israeli...

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2014-07-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy, Hollande and the scooter wars

We start with ongoing coverage in France of the Air Algérie disaster. Next, an LA Times map of Europe forgets a rather important detail... Finally, this week's cover of Paris...

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2014-07-24 Air Algérie Flight AH5017

Confusion online over Air Algérie flight

We take a look at the general confusion online over the Air Algérie flight; officials in France, Mali and Burkina Faso contradict one another. We bring you headlines and buzz...

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2014-07-23 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

'Why Are So Many Children Dying in Gaza?'

Several estimates indicate one in five deaths in the recent Gaza assault are children; New York magazine looks at why child fatalities are so high. Also, attempts via viral video...

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