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Film show: 'Ghost in the Shell', 'The Confession' and Jean Rouch centenary

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FOCUS

Italy: Anti-establishment mayor of Rome faces grim reality of power

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Refugees of rap: Using music to speak out about the Syrian war

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

Rise of populism: Could far-right leader Le Pen be France's next president?

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IN THE PAPERS

Countdown to Brexit: 'The eyes of history are watching'

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IN THE PAPERS

'Brexit: Day One'

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MEDIAWATCH

Charity begins on Twitter

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THE DEBATE

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 2)

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Middle east

Carnage on the streets of Baghdad

Video by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2009-08-21

The recent spate of deadly bomb attacks across Baghdad is seen in some quarters as an attempt to destabilise the government and undermine confidence in its ability to provide security. The attacks were the worst seen in the capital for months.

Date created : 2009-08-19

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