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After the Fall of Ramadi, Palmyra: Did the West Underestimate the Jihadists?

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Migrants and Immigrants: A Global Crisis

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Behind the scenes of French gastronomy

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Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

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At least two killed in fresh protests in Bujumbura

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Depardieu and Huppert reunite in Cannes

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Fashion houses present their cruise collections

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Tackling e-waste

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We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time.

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Social Media: Cameron's Double Standards

UK Prime Minister is among a number of high profile western leaders who touted the role of social media in holding all governments accountable during the Arab Spring. Now, in the wake of the riots in the UK, the PM says it may be necessary to jam social networks during times of emergency. Critics contend Cameron's position is nothing short of hypocrisy.

By Eric Olander

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2015-05-11 electronics

Tackling e-waste

Electronic waste is a growing problem. We speak with Ruediger Kuehr from the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability on how to recycle used cell phones and why...

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2015-05-11 Alternative energy

Energy storage: Finding solutions for better batteries

Could Tesla's Powerwall battery change our relationship to fossil fuels? Energy storage is a hot topic right now. We talk to Donal Finegan from UCL who works on lithium-ion...

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2015-05-01 Apple

Boosting farming with technology

In this edition, we look at how technology can help farming become more efficient. New high-tech farming tools are promising to save energy and increase output – for a price....

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2015-05-01 Apple

Apple Watch put to the test

In this edition, we look at a contest for coders. Battle Hack 2015 has crowned its best app, made in under 24 hours. Other internet tools already exist to help locate survivors...

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2015-04-24 space

Space Special: Happy Birthday, Hubble!

In this edition, we're celebrating 25 years of the Hubble Space Telescope. Thanks to Hubble, we know how old the universe is, and that it's expanding increasingly fast. We tell...

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