Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

IN THE PAPERS

Parliament set to be "Up All Night" debating El Khomri labour reform

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Frustration as Brazil shuts down Whatsapp for 72 hours

Read more

ENCORE!

Music show: Cyndi Lauper, Keith Urban and Drake

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Remembering Papa Wemba

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Three Earth-like planets discovered in Aquarius

Read more

THE DEBATE

Iraq's broken politics: Green Zone stormed by Moqtada al-Sadr supporters (part 1)

Read more

THE DEBATE

Iraq's broken politics: Corruption and gridlock (part 2)

Read more

FOCUS

Lebanon pays price for conflict between Saudi Arabia and Hezbollah

Read more

DOWN TO EARTH

Fast fashion: Wearing the world out

Read more

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.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2011-06-07

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, co-discoverer of the AIDS virus and Nobel Prize in Medicine winner 2008

It has been 30 years since the first diagnosis of AIDS. Melissa Bell speaks to Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, co-discoverer of the AIDS virus and winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine 2008. They discuss the emergence of the AIDS epidemic, the scientific progress made and direction for new research.

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2016-04-30 South Sudan

'South Sudan has a crisis of leadership'

After many delays, South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar has returned home, where he was re-sworn in to his old job more than two years after his dismissal. That sacking...

Read more

2016-04-27 Afghanistan

Behind the Burqa: Reporting on the lives of Afghan women

Women journalists in 2016 won an exceptional number of Pulitzer prizes, the highest accolade for journalism in the US. Annette Young talks to longtime New York Times...

Read more

2016-04-22 Russia

'Georgia will never accept annexation'

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili speaks to FRANCE 24's Robert Parsons about the upcoming elections in his country. He also touches on relations with Russia and on his...

Read more

2016-04-21 US Presidential Election 2016

'The worst candidates to run against Clinton are Trump and Cruz'

With a decisive win in the New York Republican primary, Donald Trump has reignited his presidential campaign. But even as he captured over 60% of the vote in his home state,...

Read more

2016-04-16 Political asylum

The bureaucracy of seeking asylum in France: 'You have no name, no identity'

Endless queues in which you spend days, months, and even years watching the clock in dark and dreary waiting rooms. The administrators are arrogant and scornful, and the...

Read more