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Amnesty chief urges France to 'stay true to its values'

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ENCORE!

Film show: 'Certain Women', 'Rock’n Roll' and 'A Wedding'

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FOCUS

#BringBackOurInternet: English-speaking Cameroon hit by digital blackout

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Preaching coexistence: Avant-garde mosque opens in Lebanon's Druze heartland

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THE OBSERVERS

Prison guards turn guns on prisoners in Chile, and thousands of migrants stuck in smoky warehouses in Serbia

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FACE-OFF

French presidential race: Le Pen makes groundbreaking visit to Lebanon

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IN THE PAPERS

93 candles for Robert Mugabe

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IN THE PAPERS

French Senate report: Govt policy to 'de-radicalize' jihadists is not working

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EYE ON AFRICA

Novotel attack trial gets under way in Ivory Coast

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#TECH 24

We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. And you can watch it online as early as Friday.

Latest update : 2011-05-05

Bin Laden's death marks 'Twitter Moment'

The killing of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on May 1 sparked a massive surge of online traffic across search engines, social networks and most notably micro-blogging services. More than anything else, the event highlighted the growing importance of the Web at times of breaking news.

By Eric Olander

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2017-02-17 technology

The startup space race

After the success of SpaceX and Skybox, how are other startups around the world entering the space race and disrupting the industry? We put that question to François Chopard, the...

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2017-02-09 technology

The true price of smartphones

You've probably never heard of the island of Bangka, but you might have a tiny piece of it in your pocket. In this edition, we take you to Indonesia, where thousands of men and...

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2017-02-03 technology

Artificial intelligence defeats human players at poker

In this edition, we tell you how artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Mellon University has defeated the world's top professional poker players and what it means for the...

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2017-01-27 technology

Meet Alexa, Amazon's AI bot!

Latvian engineers have developed what could soon become the next hot winter sport. It's called droneboarding and as the name suggests, it's a giant drone able to tow snowboarders...

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2017-01-20 technology

Station F: Putting Paris on the global tech map

COO Sheryl Sandberg was in the French capital this week to announce that Facebook is now a launch partner of Station F. With 34,000 square metres of office space and more than...

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