• Mining the Social Web: A look inside Storyful, the world's first social media news agency

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    "Everybody now is a storyteller...but when everybody's telling a story, which stories are worth listening to?" Google News Lab took a behind-the-scenes look at Storyful and its team of editors as they sift through eyewitness media posted to social platforms like YouTube and find the most newsworthy social content of the day, using a unique blend of technology and expert journalism. Show less
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  • Netanyahu Defends Decision to Remove Metal Detectors From Temple Mount Site Play all

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday defended his decision to remove metal detectors from the Temple Mount site in Jerusalem. Speaking before his weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu also announced plans to push ahead with other security measures, including reinforcement of security forces on the Temple Mount and a proposed $28 million budget to create new technology security solutions for the site.
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  • US-Backed Kurdish Forces Rescue Families From Southwestern Raqqa City

    Following the capture of a children's hospital in southwestern Raqqa city on Tuesday, Kurdish forces found a number of families besieged by nearby fighting. On Friday, dozens of people were evacuated from the area by US-backed Manbij Military Council fighters.
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  • 100th Anniversary of Battle of Passchendaele Marked Play all

    The 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele was marked on Sunday with ceremonies at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Tyne Cot Cemetery near Ypres, Belgium. Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was fought between July and November 1917 during the First World War. Over half a million Allied and German soldiers were killed in the fighting.
    • Passchendaele in 360 - Over The Top - Duration: 2 minutes, 30 seconds.

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      The ticking clock, the fear, and then the signal coming down the line. Find out what it was like to go over the top at the Battle of Passchendaele from those who were there.


    • Passchendaele in 360 - Battlefield Conditions - Duration: 104 seconds.

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      After months of fighting at the Battle of Passchendaele, the conditions were extraordinary. With irrigation systems destroyed, the mud was everywhere. Hear how it affected the battle from those who...
    • Passchendaele in 360 - Into No Man's Land - Duration: 2 minutes, 24 seconds.

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      No man's land, one of the most evocative phrases from the First World War. For the soldiers who fought for months at the Battle of Passchendaele, it was an ever present spectre. Find out what it me...
    • Passchendaele in 360 - Medicine - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

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      Providing treatment for the wounded during the Battle of Passchendaele was a never-ending ordeal. Find out from those who were there what it was like for the injured.


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    • Passchendaele in 360 - Logistics - Duration: 96 seconds.

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      Whether it's troops or equipment, having the right resources at the right place at the right time could make the difference between victory and defeat. Find out how the logistics were managed at th...
    • Passchendaele in 360 - War at Home - Duration: 73 seconds.

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      Letters from home provided a morale boost for troops at the front. These simple messages provided a connection to soldiers and a reminder of what their life had been before.


    • Passchendaele in 360 - Behind the Lines - Duration: 117 seconds.

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      The main image of soldiers from the Battle of Passchendaele is of men in trenches, but this was only a part of their experience. Find out what it was like behind the lines from those who were there...
    • Passchendaele in 360 - The First Day - Duration: 82 seconds.

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      The first day of the Battle of Passchendaele saw hard fighting, but not as severe as those from the Somme. Dan Snow takes us through how the first day unfolded in this 360 video.

    • Passchendaele in 360 - The End - Duration: 112 seconds.

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      As the Battle of Passchendaele came to an end, Allies tried to press home their advantage. Dan Snow discusses how the battle came to an end and the cost that had been incurred.

    • Remembering Passchendaele | Dr Stuart Mitchell | British Army - Duration: 4 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      Senior Lecturer at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Dr Stuart Mitchell provides an insight to one of the most important and tragic events of the First World War, the Battle of Passchendaele

    • Passchendaele, The Third Battle of Ypres - Duration: 2 minutes, 36 seconds.

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      One hundred years ago, the Third Battle of Ypres, often called Passchendaele, began on 31 July 1917. Persistent mud and heavy losses characterised the terrible fighting conditions. The Allies susta...
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  • Moldovan Breakaway Region Transdniester Celebrates Russian Troop Presence

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