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'No evidence that refugee flows per se have brought insecurity', UNHCR says

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Train tickets for young people: Building a new Europe, or simply free holidays?

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G20 calls for more dialogue on escalating trade disputes

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Can sport be apolitical? Mezut Ozil quits German team over Erdogan photo

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New high-speed railway threatens Kenyan wildlife

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Senegalese court convicts 13 people in country's first mass terrorism trial

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Macron's bodyguard scandal grows

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Trump invites Putin to Washington, France celebrates the World Cup

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A closer look at France's World Cup victory

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A fresh take on the news big and bizarre in the newspapers, on websites, blogs and social media. From Monday to Friday at 8.45 pm Paris time.

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Women's Day shines light on pay gap

MediaWatch takes a look at the stories and opinions marking International Women's Day. The gender pay gap looms large, but some think the annual event is nonsense. Also, has the reaction to Maria Sharapova's doping admission been racist? Many believe Serena Williams would not have had such an easy ride.

By Emma JAMES

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2018-07-20 Emma JAMES

Macron's bodyguard scandal grows

Emmanuel Macron's former bodyguard is being questioned by police. Alexandre Benalla is suspected of assaulting two people during demonstrations on May 1st. As more emerges about...

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2018-07-19 Emma JAMES

Protesters, punches and the president's bodyguard

A security officer for the French president is at the centre of a scandal. Alexandre Benalla has been identified in a video that appears to show him hitting protesters, including...

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2018-07-18 Emma JAMES

Nicaragua: Another descent into dictatorship?

Nicaragua's brutal crackdown is finally getting the world's attention. With hundreds now dead - mainly civilians - many are comparing President Daniel Ortega to the dictator he...

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2018-07-17 Emma JAMES

Trump backtracks on Russian meddling

Donald Trump has faced strong reactions - even from political and media allies - over his remarks at a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin. The US president now says he misspoke,...

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2018-07-13 Emma JAMES

Trump rocks the boat in UK

Donald Trump's undiplomatic revelations in The Sun have put even more strain on his already controversial visit to the United Kingdom. Many people on social media were hoping to...

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