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Latest update : 2012-12-27

France's 'thugs and hoodlums are happy'

Is it a genuine bid for transparency or PR to beef up his reputation as tough on crime - or a bit of both? French Interior Minister Manuel Valls has decided to announce the number of vehicles burned in France during the year. He'll do so on New Year's Eve. His predecessors chose not to do that because, they argued, it minimised the chances of outbreaks of gang violence, especially on New Year's Eve itself.

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

Trump's 'unprecedented transgression'

'Le Monde', along with other media around the world, is leading on Donald Trump's press conference on Tuesday where he appeared to "draw a moral equivalence between anti-racist...

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2017-08-15 Donald Trump

Are Trump's deleted retweets accidental or calculated?

Donald Trump seems to have attacked the media again by retweeting a meme showing a Trump-labeled train crashing into the CNN logo. The retweet was subsequently deleted. We ask...

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2017-08-10 Donald Trump

Kenya's #GitheriMan: A welcome distraction

Media Watch takes a look at the latest reactions to mounting tension between the US and North Korea. Plus, Kenyans have found a way to distract themselves from concerns over...

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2017-08-09 France

France's soldiers targeted again

Media Watch takes a look at the reactions to the latest attack on soldiers patrolling the streets of France. Many are questioning if "Opération Sentinelle" should continue. Plus,...

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2017-08-08 Kenya

Kenyans queue for hours to cast ballots

In Kenya, some queued for 9 hours to cast their ballot. One woman gave birth while waiting and after a quick trip to a clinic to make sure everything was OK went back to vote....

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