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Yemen - The Escalation: Could Sunni-Shiite divide engulf the region? (part 1)

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A food goliath in the making

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MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2013-01-17

Twins named 'Jacques' and 'Chirac'...

...in 2001, then French President Jacques Chirac was thus honoured by an Armenian couple after recognising the Armenian genocide. In the past few days it was François Hollande's turn to be honoured, this time with several newborn Malian babies being named..."Hollande"! Also, we look at reaction to the Algerian hostage-taking and more.

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2015-03-25 Germanwings flight 4U9525

No answers yet for Germanwings tragedy

Front pages around the world this morning were devoted to the Germanwings crash in the French Alps - we take a look at this plus elements of discussion on social media concerning...

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2015-03-24 Airbus

Online media react to Germanwings crash

The Germanwings crash is dominating news websites in French, Spain and Germany; we take a look at some coverage. On social media too, the crash is a major trend topic. Media such...

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2015-03-23 local elections

French local elections: Cigars, Chirac T-shirts and Sarkozy tattoos

We take a look at the front pages of the French press a day after French local elections. Also, does Nicolas Sarkozy have a tattoo?

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2015-03-20 pollution

Solar eclipse delights and disappoints

The solar eclipse was breathtaking for some... For others, the breathtaking pollution obscured much of its celestial majesty from view. Here in Paris, some described it as the...

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2015-03-19 media

Media coverage of Tunisia attack criticised

Media coverage of the Bardo Museum attack has come under criticism in Tunisia. One headline in the French daily "Libération", saying Tunisia was "finished", was particularly...

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