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#ChooseFrance campaign aims to show 'France is back'

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Erdogan's new front: Turkey takes on Syria's kurds (part 1)

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Davos 2018: Modi defends globalisation but warns it's losing its lustre

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Namibia's genocide: Descendants sue Germany for reparations

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Ex-president Lula is 'clearly innocent', Rousseff says

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Author Mohsin Hamid: The magic of the migrant crisis

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Estonia at 100: President Kaljulaid on risks, opportunities and Europhilia

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Latest update : 2017-08-07

What role for France's first lady?

What role for France's first lady? Emmanuel Macron wants to clarify her role but 220,000 people have signed a petition calling against such a move. Meanwhile, Donald Trump is on vacation, though he's still getting his word out there. He's published a new "real news" bulletin on his Facebook page detailing his recent achievements. Finally, Google is facing internal dissent over diversity, after a disgruntled employee's memo went viral.

By Shona BHATTACHARYYA

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2018-01-23 France

#ChooseFrance campaign aims to show 'France is back'

Poaching bankers and financiers from Britain in light of Brexit is just one of the priorities of the #ChooseFrance campaign which was showcased yesterday in Versailles with the...

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2018-01-22 mediawatch

'Social media influencing' under the spotlight

We take a look at a very public spat between a Dublin hotel and a social media influencer who sought to stay there for free.

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2018-01-19 gymnastics

Gymnast's fierce courtroom address

MediaWatch looks at reactions to the courtroom speech that saw an Olympic gymnast face her abuser, the team's doctor. Aly Raisman's impact statement also called out those who...

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2018-01-18 Brexit

Bye-EU Tapestry is not to all tastes

MediaWatch casts an eye over the inventive way the UK's The Sun newspaper marked the first visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. The detailed "Bye-EU tapestry" won both...

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2018-01-17 Poland

Poland protests for right to abort

MediaWatch takes a look at the latest protests in Poland aimed at preventing even tighter laws on abortion. People power worked in 2016, but the predominantly Catholic country...

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