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Photo of drowned Syrian child sparks outrage

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Latest update : 2013-06-14

Google stops attempts to hack thousands of Iranian web users ahead of vote

Many Iranians who want to surf online have to use a VPN - a Virtual Private Network - via a connection abroad. Iran has had a cyber police force since 2011. Google says there have been attempts to hack into tens of thousands of its accounts in the country prior to Friday's presidential election. We also look at a TV quiz show host in Turkey who re-jigged his programme to satirise Erdogan. And at an unexpected media break-up: the Rupert Murdoch-Wendy Deng divorce.

By Nicholas RUSHWORTH

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2015-09-02 Turkey

Photo of drowned Syrian child sparks outrage

A photo of the body of a young Syrian child washed up on the shores of Bodrum in Turkey has the internet in a furor. The image is yet another reminder of the human toll of the...

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2015-09-01 Iceland

Icelandic Facebook users offer to host Syrian refugees

The migrant crisis continues to make headlines here in Europe. In Iceland, Facebook users are offering their homes to Syrian refugees, in protest at the government's policy to...

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2015-08-28 migrants

'We need an American in every train compartment'

We look at how cartoons have been covering the migrant crisis. And, at a We look at how cartoonists have covered the migrant crisis as well as a New York Times explainer on the...

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2015-08-27 Nicolas Sarkozy

From Sarkozy to Kim Kardashian: Staged celebrity photos

In tonight's MediaWatch, we take a look at criticism of the playback function on social media, this in the aftermath of the shooting death of two journalists in Virginia live on...

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2015-08-26 Journalism

Two US journalists killed live on air

A tragic shooting of two journalists live on local US television was one of the most commented stories this Wednesday on social media. We take a look at how the story evolved as...

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