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Embedded with the Islamic State Group

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Latest update : 2013-01-01

Happy New Year!

Media websites are full of lists going back over 2012: memes, viral images, top tweets etc. We take a look at some coverage of the year past as well as resolutions for the year to come.

By James CREEDON

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2014-12-24 Catholic Church

Catholic cardinals get coal for Christmas from Pope Francis

A pre-Christmas message that shocked many. Pope Francis set out 15 ills that he says are failing the church, accusing cardinals of being too focused on position, power and money....

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2014-12-23 Islamic State (IS) group

Embedded with the Islamic State Group

A 74 year old German reporter spends ten days with the Islamic State group. He crosses through Iraq and Syria with them and is now back to tell the tale. And Tunisia celebrates...

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2014-12-18 Russia

Depardieu launches "Proud to be Russian" watch range

As Russia feels the pinch of economic sanctions, Gérard Depardieu launches a luxury watch range in Moscow and says "luxury doesn't depend on the rouble, it depends on the...

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2014-12-17 Cuba

"Todos somos Americanos"

A new chapter in US-Cuba relations has been announced ; we take a look at the online reaction.

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2014-12-16 Taliban

#PeshawarAttack

A massacre carried out by the Taliban at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan is generating huge condemnation under several hashtags, including #PeshawarAttack, #IstandWithPeshawar and...

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