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20 Jan
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg was briefly detained then released during a protest in Germany against the demolition of a village to make way for a coal mine. Images of Thunberg being detained went viral, as many claim that she staged it. We tell you what journalists and local police on site told our team regarding these claims, in this edition of Truth or Fake.
18 Jan
Less than a month ahead of presidential elections in Nigeria, some social media users are sharing a doctored video of candidate Peter Obi, in which he allegedly exaggerates poverty statistics in his favour during his time as governor of Anambra State. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
16 Jan
A man in Australia goes viral for stopping traffic to help a koala cross the road!
13 Jan
In this edition of Truth or Fake we investigate a deepfake video where Elon Musk allegedly admits to being high. As concerns over deepfakes have grown over the years, China is the first country to introduce regulations around this AI technology.
23 Dec
As we approach the holidays and the end of 2022, GuardianTV went to the street to find out how the year went for Nigerians and plans for the holidays.
23 Dec
The Internet and social media have completely changed our existence, also bringing about significant changes in the way we approach our daily lives. The way we recount our experiences, through social media, is completely different from before, and it is likely to evolve again, bringing with it other changes that will again disrupt our daily lives. GuardianTV brings to you the top viral trends that shaped Nigeria in 2022.
11 Dec
This is Hassan Bamidele, whose video went viral a few weeks ago after GuardianTV interviews him for a Vox Pop, and Tunde Ednut, a popular social media influencer, and Singer reshared it and offered him some money.
5 Nov
We bring you the burning front pages of The Guardian and Liberation reacting to multiple UN reports about how we will soon be unable to reach our target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees. Also, we look at reactions to Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter and what it means for the social media platform.
8 Oct
In a video widely shared on TikTok and Twitter, a man claims that he recently found a mosquito with the number 38 stamped on its body. But is the insect in question actually a mosquito at all? We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
2 Aug 2022
Platforms such as Instagram, Telegram and Youtube play a key role in documenting Russia's invasion and rallying international support for besieged Ukraine. But they are also used to obscure facts and spread fake news.
9 Jan 2022
Firework displays are common to welcome the New Year around the globe. Some extravagant fireworks images shared online however, are deceptive. Don’t be blinded by the lights!
30 Oct 2021
A video of a police officer, presumably refusing cooperate during anti-green pass protests in Italy, spread widely through social media. The problem ? The video has nothing to do with the green pass.Then, a video that claims to show a man fainting in front of Prince Charles after being vaccinated, with the hashtag #Resist. ..find out more on this segment of Truth or Fake.

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Russian social media channels and media are sharing a doctored video that alleges Poland will form army units of "non-traditional orientation". We disprove these claims in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Germany recently said it will supply 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Soon after that, videos surfaced online purporting to show the tanks already en route to the embattled country.
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We look at reactions in the Israeli press after nine Palestinians were killed during a raid in the West Bank. Also, singer-songwriter Rod Stewart calls for a change of government in the UK.
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Ankara cited recent anti-Muslim and anti-Turkish activities in Europe as reasons for the travel warning. The move comes after four European countries updated their travel advice for Turkey.
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Lawmakers already voted to bring elections forward to April 2024 from 2026, in the face of unrelenting protests sparked by former President Pedro Castillo's arrest.
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Israeli police say a Palestinian gunman killed seven people and injured three others in a shooting outside a synagogue in Jerusalem on Friday.