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Robert Mugabe resigns: 'Hip Hip Harare'

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The ICC decides fate of Mladic, the 'Butcher of the Balkans'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Celebrations erupt in the streets of Harare as Mugabe resigns

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Zimbabwe's end of an era

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Video: An uncertain fate for US's transgender soldiers

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THE DEBATE

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

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Seal on his new album 'Standards' and why he doesn't like texting

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'The End of German Stability'

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'Bad news for Merkel is bad news for Europe'

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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. Or you can catch it online from 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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2017-11-17 technology

The future of surgery

From augmented reality to 3D imagery and advanced robotics, in this edition we tell you how surgeons are using technology to help them prepare and carry out a procedure. We speak...

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2017-11-10 technology

Redefining the big 'K': Scientists change rules measuring weight of kilogram

It may sound like a joke, but the kilogram is believed to have lost weight! Defined by a metal cylinder kept in a highly secured vault in Paris, scientists have now decided to...

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2017-10-27 technology

Empowering displaced people with technology

With more than 65 million displaced people worldwide, the tech community is coming together to find solutions for those in need. In this edition, we speak to the CEO of...

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2017-10-27 technology

The battle to host Amazon's 'HQ2'

Amazon has received 238 proposals from cities vying to host its second headquarters. From sending cactuses to Jeff Bezos to lighting up skyscrapers in "Amazon" orange, North...

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2017-10-20 technology

Teaching maths with holograms

After cellphones and tablets, holograms are entering the classroom, enabling students to apprehend the most complex scientific phenomena through mixed reality. In this edition,...

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