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The Joubran Trio: 'We hope one day to be free of our identity'

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Fields of despair: Suicide plagues French farmers

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Was Tanzanian billionaire's kidnapping 'a political warning'?

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OAS chief urges ICC to open formal probe into Venezuela crimes

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PERSPECTIVE

Down syndrome in France: 'People are ready for inclusion, institutions must catch up'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Who is still going to Saudi Arabia's investment conference?

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EYE ON AFRICA

Cameroon's Paul Biya wins seventh term in poll marred by low turnout

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The Gender Divide: Record number of women running in US midterms

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THE DEBATE

The Nativist: Trump warns of migrant 'emergency' ahead of midterms

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MEDIAWATCH

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.

Latest update : 2015-01-27

Far-left and far-right celebrate Syriza's victory

We take a look at online reactions to the victory of far-left party Syriza in Greek elections. Also, world leaders such as Christine Lagarde and David Cameron are pilloried online for their praise of Saudi Arabia's recently deceased King Abdullah for his role in "advancing women's rights".

By James CREEDON

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2018-10-19 MediaWatch

Music stars, French art and a dead cat's renaissance

Left-wing politician Jean-Luc Melenchon gets an online roasting for mocking the accent of a reporter from south-western France. The MP for Marseille - in the south-east -...

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2018-10-18 MediaWatch

India's #MeToo moment

We take a look at some opinion pieces reacting to India's #MeToo movement, its consequences and its obstacles.

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2018-10-17 MediaWatch

Brexit: 'The end isn't nigh'

The Brexit talks look set to continue between the UK and the EU. We take a look at cartoons, social media and press reactions.

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2018-10-16 MediaWatch

Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition for Macron

It took weeks but the moment did eventually come – French President Emmanuel Macron's long-awaited cabinet reshuffle was announced this morning. It was followed this evening by a...

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2018-10-15 MediaWatch

Fatal flooding in France

Three months' worth of rain, in just a few hours, led to deadly flooding in the south of France. Residents have captured scenes of deluge and destruction. Plus, Saudi Arabia says...

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