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Latest update : 2012-12-25

Depardieu, Deneuve, Voltaire, Kant and Gangnam Style

The Daily Mail has pictures of Gérard Depardieu in a wheelchair at Rome airport. He appears to be in pain though no explanation is given. Fellow French acting icon Catherine Deneuve, meanwhile, has rallied to his cause, quoting Voltaire: "I don't agree with his ideas but I will fight to the death so he can express them". Also, the Gangnam Style video on You Tube busts the billion-visit mark.

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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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2014-07-22 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

Competing narratives in Malaysia Airlines disaster coverage

A Sky News reporter apologises for going through the belongings of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines disaster. Also, there are competing narratives in some elements of coverage...

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2014-07-21 France

Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

More and more graphic images of the conflict in Gaza, some quite shocking, like those of dead children, are being posted online, but does this proliferation of images, true or...

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2014-07-18 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Gaza: online reactions

We take a look at photos and impressions shared on social media by journalists in Gaza. Also, two correspondents for American networks were taken off coverage of Gaza - we take a...

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2014-07-16 Israel

Four children killed by missile in Gaza

Four children were killed in an Israeli missile strike on Gaza this afternoon – two missiles were dropped near a hotel where foreign journalists were staying. We show you photos...

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