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Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: 'The Square', Sofia Coppola and Joaquin Phoenix take top prizes

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The violinist of Venezuela's protests; and France's dying bees

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Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan

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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 : 2011-07-15

France on all fronts

With six soldiers killed in Afghanistan ahead of the Bastille Day parade, the high price of maintaining military might can be measured in blood... and euros. François Picard's panel explains why Paris has put austerity aside to engage in Libya and elsewhere.

Laurent HENNINGER, Military Historian, Strategic Research Institute at Paris' Ecole Militaire

Retired Captain Philip STONOR, Former Deputy UK Defence Attache in Paris

Dave CLARK, Paris Deputy Bureau chief, Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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Produced by Pauline Heilmann, Yi Song, Sara Bertilsson, Jérome Glaentzlin

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2017-05-29 France

Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 2)

Russian President Vladimir Putin was in France today for talks with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron. Relations between the two nations have been strained for some...

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2017-05-29 France

Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 1)

Russian President Vladimir Putin was in France today for talks with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron. Relations between the two nations have been strained for some...

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2017-05-27 Africa

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 2)

Our distinguished panel of guests discuss how to step up trade and investment between Africa and Asia. A special debate filmed in Ahmedabad, India.

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2017-05-27 Africa

Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 1)

Our distinguished panel of guests discuss how to step up trade and investment between Africa and Asia. A special debate filmed in Ahmedabad, India.

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2017-05-25 NATO

Trump at NATO: What future for the Atlantic Alliance? (part 2)

US President Donald Trump is this Thursday in a city he once described as a "hellhole" for talks with leaders from an alliance he once called "obsolete". So perhaps it is no...

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