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Thai martial law? Time to take selfies

Thailand responds to martial law with a spate of military selfies - it's business as usual apparently, although commentators admit that the country is perhaps no longer a democracy. The US-China hacking scandal has evolved into a full blown diplomatic spat, and now China's netizens are wading into the fray. We examine the analysis of the crisis, and the fiery reactions from China. And finally, Obama and Biden inspire photoshoppers worldwide with their call to start the week running!

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2016-09-23 Hillary Clinton

Clinton's Comedy Turn

Media Watch takes a look at Hillary Clinton's comedy turn on "Between Two Ferns". The US presidential hopeful was aiming to drum up interest among young voters with an appearance...

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2016-09-22 Italy

Italy's 'Fertility Day' campaign causes a stir... Again

We start tonight's MediaWatch with a look at the emblematic photos emerging from the riots in Charlotte, in the US. Next, we take a look at a campaign to promote a higher...

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2016-09-21 Nicolas Sarkozy

'Our ancestors the Gauls'

Nicolas Sarkozy's remarks that immigrants should adopt the Gauls as their ancestors continues to create controversy - we take a look at some of the reactions.

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2016-09-20 Brad Pitt

'Brangelina' becomes 'BrexPitt'

The buzz of the day is certainly news of the separation of Hollywood golden couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Elsewhere, we look at reactions to Donald Trump Jr.’s allusion to...

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2016-09-19 Edward Snowden

Washington Post turns its back on former source Snowden

The Washington Post was one of two media to reveal details of the NSA leak organised by Edward Snowden, yet the paper now says it does not back calls for the whistleblower to...

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