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Paris Men's Fall/Winter 2015, freedom of speech triumphs

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Davos 2015: Businesses 'cautiously optimistic' in Japan

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Twitter storm as IMF boss Christine Lagarde hails Saudi King Abdullah as 'strong advocate of women'

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DR CONGO: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

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Pope Family Planning: Heated Debate over Pontiff's 'Rabbit' Comments (part 2)

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Saudi King Abdullah Dies: Succession, Stability and Youth in Question (part 1)

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

France tackles terror

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Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric: 'France is on a better track'

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Davos debate: Can big business agree on climate deal? (part 2)

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

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Latest update : 2011-01-03

Ingrid Betancourt, author of 'Even Silence Has an End'

Ingrid Betancourt's harrowing memoir "Even Silence Has an End" recounts the six years she spent held prisoner by FARC guerrillas in the Colombian jungle. She talks to Melissa Bell about the difficulty of committing her memories to paper.

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2015-01-21 Barack Obama

The presidency after Obama: Is Hillary Clinton on her way to the White House?

Two months after the worst electoral slap in the face of his presidency, it was a confident and a confrontational Barack Obama who delivered his sixth State of the Union address...

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2015-01-19 counter-terrorism

Terrorist threat will continue 'for many years to come'

Daniel Benjamin was the US State Department Coordinator for Counterterrorism from 2009 to 2012. He explains what is likely to change in France and Europe after the Paris attacks....

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2015-01-17 Barack Obama

Richard Perle: Obama's no-show at Paris rally is a 'revealing mistake'

Former US Assistant Secretary of Defense Richard Perle comments on the terror threat following the recent deadly attacks in Paris. He believes that the threat from Islamic...

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2015-01-14 Armenia

Fatih Akin: Turkey was 'ready’ for a film on Armenian genocide

German-Turkish director Fatih Akin spent seven years working on "The Cut", a film that depicts the Armenian genocide of 1915. He first had the idea after the assassination of...

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2015-01-12 Islamism

'We have to rethink our conception of secularism' after Paris attacks

After the deadly Paris attacks, what can be done to prevent people from turning to terrorism? Pierre Conesa is a former senior French Defence Ministry official and the author of...

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