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Simmering Fury in the French Suburbs - Part 2

Five years ago, the deaths of two teenage boys sparked three weeks of violent riots in the French city suburbs. Thousands of people were wrested and 200 millions euros worth of damage was caused. Has anything changed? Or are France’s urban areas still a ticking time bomb waiting to explode?

  • Olivier FERRAND, President, Terra Nova
  • Fabienne KELLER, UMP Senator, Bas-Rhin, Former mayor of Strasbourg
  • Alec HARGREAVES, Director of the French institute at Florida State University

Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Charlotte Oberti.


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2017-10-23 Cities

City power: The growing clout of big urban areas

Some 40 mayors from around the world are here in Paris for a City Lab conference - a way to network, share ideas and flex the collective muscle of municipal decision-makers. Many...

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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