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Latest update : 2011-09-16

Jacques Chirac's corruption trial, and Dominique Strauss-Kahn's return

Will former French president Jacques Chirac be in the dock at his upcoming corruption trial? And what should we make of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's return to France after sexual assault charges against him in New York were dropped?

Marc Perelman interviews Jean-Marc Gonin, Senior Writer with Le Figaro Magazine, and Philip Turle, Journalist with Radio France Internationale.

 

Programme prepared by Narimène Laouadi.

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2015-07-07 Greece

Greek 'No' vote: A godsend to the far-left and far-right parties

All eyes have been on Greece for the last few days. The drama of last weekend’s "no" vote in the Greek referendum has prompted very different reactions on the French political...

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2015-06-30 terrorism

French terror attacks: A 'war of civilization'?

France is once again reeling from a terrorist attack, or so it seems. A 35-year-old man has been charged with terrorism for decapitating his boss and trying to ram a car full of...

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2015-06-23 France

2024 Olympic bid strategy: French politicians take a back seat

Will Paris finally get to host the Olympics? The French capital has now officially entered the race to organise the 2024 edition and politicians have vowed to let sports stars do...

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2015-06-16 France

Islam in France: A new start with the Muslim community?

The French government has convened a new umbrella group of Muslim representatives in order to address the daily life of the five million Muslims in France and the ever-touchy...

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2015-06-09 France

Is France's Socialist Party truly united?

France's ruling Socialist Party held its congress last weekend. After weeks of tensions, it managed to avoid a nasty split between supporters of the government and President...

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