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Latest update : 2012-12-31

Come on, dance the Algerian version of Gangnam Style

The French government says it wants an end to racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic messages being posted on Twitter. We also look at You Tube's move to enforce its video view count policy - two billion video views have been removed. Finally, we play a YouTube video that had us in stitches here in the newsroom. It shows Algerian men strutting their stuff Gangnam Style!

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2014-11-21 Julie Gayet

Hollande photographed with Julie Gayet on Elysée Palace balcony

Gossip magazine "Voici" is calling her France's "quasi-official First Lady". Julie Gayet was photographed by paparazzi alongside the French President on a balcony of the Elysée...

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2014-11-20 Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Did a 'second French jihadist' really appear in IS group video?

Yesterday, the French authorities named a "second French jihadist" who they claimed appeared in an IS organisation execution video. However, journalists at FRANCE 24 and...

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2014-11-19 jihad

Probe into 'second French jihadist'

The French media is looking at converts to radical Islam - we take a look at coverage in '"The Huffington Post" and "Marianne". Also, centre-right 2017 hopeful Alain Juppé is...

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2014-11-18 Jerusalem

Jerusalem synagogue attack in the media

We take a look at media reaction to the deadly attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem this Tuesday.

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2014-11-17 Vladimir Putin

Shunned by koalas: Can nothing go right for Vladimir Putin?

We look at the aftermath of the G20 summit in Australia, and the Putin-bashing. Even the animals have turned their backs on the Russian president, as #koaladiplomacy suggests....

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