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South African court rules Jacob Zuma should face corruption charges

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A Royal Challenge from the Obamas

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Lights go out in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia goes green (part 1)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Stalemate in Spain and Protests in Paris (part 2)

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Cinema, a French love affair

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Nepal revisited, one year after the deadly earthquake

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France's River Charente, a rich ecosystem

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Libya: Who's running the country?

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2010-10-29

The Arab World and its media (part 2)

Another 24 hour news channel in Arabic? As we extend our own coverage to 24 hours a day, we'll talk of the need for evolution, not revolution when it comes to free speech in the Arab world.

A debate with François Picard and guests:

Fouad Al OBAID, Columnist for Kuweit Times
Samir AITA, Chief Editor for the Edition Arabe - Le Monde Diplomatique
Nahida NAKAD, Head of France 24 Arabic Service
Mohammed HAWAS, Chairman of Sahara Group UK (http://www.saharagroupuk.eu/index.html), Candidate to the next Egyptian presidential election (2011) and candidate to the former one (2005) (via satellite from London, UK)
Lina BEN MHENNI, Tunisian blogger and Lecturer at Tunis University (By Skype from Tunis, Tunisia)

Programme prepared by Yi Song and Perrine Desplats

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2016-04-29 inflation

Venezuela's boiling point: Power outages spark outrage (part 1)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone as...

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2016-04-29 Venezuela

Venezuela's boiling point: Push to recall President Maduro (part 2)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone as...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 1)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 2)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-26 Chernobyl

30 years of fallout: Chernobyl and nuclear power (part 2)

30 years ago today, a botched safety test led to the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in eastern Ukraine. France, with its 58 nuclear reactors, is particularly...

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