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Making babies: are we playing God?

As France reviews its bioethics legislation, news of the birth of the country’s first "saviour sibling" sparks condemnation from the Catholic Church. François Picard’s panel argues over the distinction between helping parents start a family and the fear of designer babies.

Pastor Ginger STRICKLAND, Director of youth and young adults, American Church in Paris
Dr. Maryse BONDUELLE, Department Director, Medical Genetics Center, UZ Brussels teaching hospital
Mark BHAGWANDIN, Spokesperson, Life UK by telephone from Oxford, England
France 24 Science editor Eve IRVINE

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2014-07-09 South Sudan

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan? (part 2)

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

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2014-07-09 African Union

Africa's Newest Failed State: How to Stop Civil War and Famine in South Sudan?

It's the third anniversary of independence for Africa's newest nation, South Sudan. With a brutal civil war now in full swing, the outgoing UN representative has pointed the...

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2014-07-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence?

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and...

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2014-07-08 Gaza Strip

Israel and the Palestinians: How to Break the Cycle of Violence? (part 2)

With 40,000 military reservists called up, another ground offensive by Israel against Gaza seems likely. The kidnapping and murder of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank and...

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2014-07-07 Ukraine

Crisis in Ukraine: Can Poroshenko Win Hearts and Minds in the East? (part 2)

In eastern Ukraine, the tide on the battlefield has swung in favour of the government. But at what cost, considering that retaking the flashpoint city of Slaviansk included the...

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