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France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

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A shield and a target: France's anti-terrorism operation 'Sentinelle'

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#MeToo and #BalanceTonPorc expose extent of sexual harassment

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Musical maestro Philippe Jordan on bringing passion to the Paris Opera

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'Black day for democracy': Malta in mourning after top journalist is murdered

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IN THE PAPERS

Has the Weinstein scandal 'freed' women from their silence?

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Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

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Turkey's brain drain: Turning their backs on limited freedom, declining economy

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Internet giants: Too big to be taxed?

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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2011-07-05

Strauss-Kahn, victims & victimisation

Even though the hotel maid may have lied under oath, the case is not closed and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's accuser may still be a victim, argue guests. Here in France, the attitude to rape cases may never be the same.

Elaine SCIOLINO, Paris correspondent for the New York Times and author of "La Seduction" (Times books)

Thierry MARCHAL-BECK, National Secretary, French Socialist Party

A. Craig COPETAS, Senior Writer, Bloomberg News

Françoise BELLOT, Board Member of the Feminist Coalition Against Rape (Collectif Féministe Contre le Viol)

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction's been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harrassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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2017-10-10 Spain

Catalonia: Puigdemont says region has won right to independence

"Catalonia has won the right to be an independent state", says its leader. But Carles Puigdemont is proposing that the regional parliament suspend that declaration of...

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