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Why Iraqi comedy shows are booming

Iraqi shows mocking the establishment have been gaining millions of views in the past few years. BBC Monitoring looks at who these satirists are, and the risks and obstacles they face in the conservative country. […]

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The secret recording that sparked a crisis

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party (FPÖ) has pulled out of the ruling coalition amid a political crisis triggered by a secret recording featuring two leading party figures. In the video, from 2017, FPÖ leader Heinz-Christian Strache […]