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Muslims and Christians clean up Bangui, and violence spirals out of control in Algeria's Gardaia

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Who's next in Paris, an event with international ready-to-wear and fashion accessories collections

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Is there such thing as 'telegenic' victims of war?

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2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS Executive Director

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Dalia Grybauskaite, President of the Republic of Lithuania

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Online scammers exploit MH17 crash

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Too many graphic images from Gaza ?

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MEDIAWATCH

Gaza: online reactions

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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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2014-07-21 mediawatch

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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2014-07-15 NSA

Hollande's glasses evoke Chirac...and 'Mad Men'

Were François Hollande's spin doctors hoping to evoke memories of Jacques Chirac and thus rose-tinted nostalgia for the 1970s in chosing a new pair of retro spectacles for the...

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2014-07-14 France

In slip of tongue, Hollande refers to Sarkozy as 'prisoner'

A presidential slip of the tongue has been the talk of the French media today. In a televised interview on Bastille Day François Hollande said that Nicolas Sarkozy was an...

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