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Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

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Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

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At least two killed in fresh protests in Bujumbura

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Depardieu and Huppert reunite in Cannes

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Fashion houses present their cruise collections

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Tackling e-waste

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Modern-day slavery in Mexico

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A year after coup, Thai opposition resists junta rule

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Ireland votes in world's first referendum on same-sex marriage

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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2010-12-17

Mathieu Lefevre, nephew of veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke

Marc Perelman talks to Mathieu Lefevre, nephew of veteran US diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who died recently. Describing his uncle as a "force of nature", Mr Lefevre reflects on his legacy, both public and private. Mr Holbrooke was serving as President Barack Obama's special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan when he died.

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2015-05-21 climate change

Unilever CEO: Fight against climate change is a 'moral obligation'

Ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Paris in December, business leaders are gathering in the French capital to discuss their role in fighting global warming and promoting clean...

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2015-05-20 carbon emissions

A low-carbon economy 'is an opportunity for business'

Executives from some of the world's biggest companies are gathering in Paris this week. Climate Week Paris is meant to galvanise the business community and it comes in the...

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2015-05-16 epidemic

Cholera epidemic in Haiti 'is an emergency': UN coordinator

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has been largely eclipsed in the media by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Yet cholera has killed around 9,000 people on the impoverished...

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2015-05-13 Ukraine

Ukrainian PM Yatsenyuk: 'Everyone is engaged in the process of de-escalation'

Three months after the signature of the so-called Minsk II agreements, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk is in Paris for meetings with top French officials, while...

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2015-05-09 energy

US Energy Secretary: Washington 'committed to a low-carbon economy'

US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has become one of the most high-profile members of Barack Obama's cabinet since his confirmation in May 2013. Moniz's background as a nuclear...

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