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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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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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