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Two deaths, one body

Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leaders Abou Zeid and Mokhtar Belmokhtar have both been identified by different media as being the dead man featured in a photo taken by a Chadian soldier with his mobile phone. So which one of them is it, or it neither of them?! Also, a map identifies deaths in Moscow under Stalin, street by street, plus other stories.

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2014-07-30 Gaza Strip

Renault's women drivers ad deemed sexist

Renault has pulled an ad from YouTube because of accusations that it is sexist. First up though, pop stars risk abuse and even death threats for publicly taking sides in the...

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2014-07-31 Israel

UNRWA official breaks down over Gaza deaths

In a video that has gone viral, Chris Gunness of UNRWA broke down while being interviewed by Al Jazeera's Arabic channel. We look at the emotions evoked by civilian deaths in...

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2014-07-30 Gaza Strip

Towards a 'Third Intifada'?

We look at online reactions from Gaza the day after the heaviest bombardment of the enclave since the current crisis began. Also, at blogs and analysis, in particular a piece by...

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2014-07-28 Israel

'What would you do?'

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine social media campaigns are both asking what would different European countries do if they were faced with the same conflict situation. One Israeli...

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2014-07-25 Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy, Hollande and the scooter wars

We start with ongoing coverage in France of the Air Algérie disaster. Next, an LA Times map of Europe forgets a rather important detail... Finally, this week's cover of Paris...

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