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Namibia's genocide: Descendants sue Germany for reparations

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Ex-president Lula is 'clearly innocent', Rousseff says

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Author Mohsin Hamid: The magic of the migrant crisis

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Estonia at 100: President Kaljulaid on risks, opportunities and Europhilia

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TALKING EUROPE

Did the WannaCry cyber attack make you... want to cry?

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George Weah sworn in as Liberia's president

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BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2018: Global risks threaten optimistic outlook

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BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2018: Business leaders report record-breaking optimism

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Shark canapés, vodka and Russian models: How Davos parties at night

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THE INTERVIEW

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.

Latest update : 2011-03-16

Steven Kaplan, history professor at Cornell University, New York

Marc Perelman interviews Steven Kaplan, history professor at Cornell University. He shares with us an original approach to the role of bread across the centuries, especially in revolutionary times when the demands for bread are often coupled with a call for more freedom.

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2018-01-23 Americas

Ex-president Lula is 'clearly innocent', Rousseff says

In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff spoke out about her impeachment in 2016, claiming to be the "victim of a parliamentary coup". She also...

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2018-01-20 human rights

HRW chief: 'Trump has been a disaster for human rights'

Human Rights Watch, one of the world's most prominent human rights organisations, has just published its annual report. One of its conclusions is that human rights can - under...

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2018-01-19 Middle East

Chief Palestinian negotiator: 'Trump is burying two-state solution'

In an interview with FRANCE 24, the chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat slammed US President Donald Trump's recent decisions on Middle East policy, saying they "bury" the...

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2018-01-17 Africa

'Equatorial Guinea's attempted coup began in France,' says President Obiang

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and RFI, Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema spoke out for the first time about the recent alleged attempt to overthrow...

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2018-01-17 migrants

IOM chief: 'Migrants are the quintessential agents of development'

Millions of migrants risk their lives every year making treacherous journeys because policymakers in the countries they seek to reach offer them little alternative. William Lacy...

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