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Thousands flee Libya and Nigeria to seek refuge in Niger

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"Todos somos Americanos"

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Cuba-USA: 'A roll of the dice'

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IN THE PAPERS

The 'Caribbean Wall' is starting to crumble

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Sydney siege: Australians show solidarity with Muslims

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ENCORE!

"Charlie's Country" director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

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Hunt for Joseph Kony and LRA militants continues

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THE INTERVIEW

‘China needs Tibetan culture of peace,’ says Dalai Lama

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Immigration in France: Hollande slams scaremongers

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in newspapers, on news websites, blogs and social media. We also look at stories about how the media functions and how it's evolving in today's society. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

MEDIAWATCH

MEDIAWATCH

Latest update : 2013-05-29

Baby boy flushed down toilet in China sparks outrage on social networks

Video footage of a newborn boy rescued in China after apparently being flushed down a toilet prompts outrage and tears on social networks. Meanwhile, Google is reportedly planning to use airships to bring wi-fi to areas in sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. And what's new in the 2014 French dictionary: clash, low-cost, Triple A and Kop. Join us for Media Watch.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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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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2014-12-15 Australia

#SydneySiege

We take a look at how social media was used and misused over the course of a 16-hour siege in a café in central Sydney.

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2014-12-12 euthanasia

A 'third way' for euthanasia?

François Hollande has suggested that "deep sedation" may be the solution for terminally ill patients in what some see as a move towards euthanasia. The French Parliament will...

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2014-12-11 François Hollande

After #ChapkaGate, Hollande avoids fun photo ops

No more odd headwear for François Hollande! Last week, the French president was snapped in an official photo wearing a fur-trimmed chapka during a visit to Kazakhstan – the image...

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