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Latest update : 2013-12-13

'Selfie-gate' continued

We bring you more on "that" selfie. Danish PM Helle Thorning-Schmidt took a photo of herself, Barack Obama and David Cameron at yesterday's Nelson Mandela memorial. Some think it was highly inappropriate; others think the whole thing has been blown out of proportion while the media consider it THE most important story in the world right now. Meanwhile, another photo causes a stir in Kenya - and there is also a Nelson Mandela connection.

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2015-04-24 Armenian genocide

Controversy reigns 100 years after the Armenian genocide

The political and moral arguments continue as the world marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Media Watch takes a look at the images, quotes and articles that are...

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2015-04-23 migrant

#MigrantLivesMatter trends online

After almost 1,000 would-be migrants died when their makeshift boat capsized in the Mediterranean, NGOs and others are using social media to pressure European leaders into...

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2015-04-22 Marine Le Pen

French 'anti-terror' bill boosted by foiled attack

A thwarted attack on two churches outside Paris has shone the spotlight on proposed anti-terror legislation that would strengthen intelligence resources through increased...

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2015-04-21 Mohammed Morsi

Reactions to 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz' trial

Oskar Gröning admits moral guilt as his trial opens - we take a look at reactions to what will be one of the last Nazi trials in Germany. We also take a look at reactions to the...

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2015-04-20 immigration

'Europe's darkest day'

We take a look at press and social media reaction to the tragic death of hundreds of African migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend.

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