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Tunisia attack: UK ponders air strikes in Syria

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Greece's choice: Europe holds its breath over Sunday's referendum (part 1)

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Burundi presidential election: With incumbent Nkurunziza on the campaign trail

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Vote 'No' for dignity and democracy ≠OXI

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Greek No 'a vote against austerity'

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French press reacts to Greek No vote

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Libya in search of unity

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Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 1)

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An in-depth look at the political and social events shaping France. Every Friday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Latest update : 2011-12-02

Dominique Strauss-Kahn case: was it a conspiracy?

Was Dominique Strauss-Kahn the victim of a set-up? An article in the New York Review of Books suggests the former IMF chief's Blackberry and iPad may have been hacked on the day of his sexual encounter with a New York chambermaid. Meanwhile, the ruling UMP party is trying to undercut support for the far-right by addressing issues such as national security and immigration. Finally, antiques dealers at France's most famous flea market wage war against an English lord.

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2015-07-03 France

Guadeloupe: The story behind France’s butterfly island

With Antigua to the north and Barbados to the south, we've been following in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus to explore the French department of Guadeloupe. We tell you...

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2015-06-26 Olympic Games

FranceLeaks: A new diplomatic bug

This week, new WikiLeaks revelations indicate that US intelligence kept close tabs on France's leaders. Next, road rage spreads as Uber-incensed taxi drivers take matters into...

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2015-06-18 Napoleon

Video: Napoleon, the rise and fall

To mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, we bring you a special programme devoted to the myth of Napoleon.

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2015-06-12 Manuel Valls

Valls flies to Berlin: PM criticised for use of government jet

This week, France's Prime minister finds himself in hot water after flying to watch his beloved Barcelona win the Champions League in Berlin. Next, riot police spark anger when...

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2015-06-05 education

The high end of French higher education

This week, we take a look at the high end of French higher education, and ask: isn't it all a bit elitist? Many of France's great and good studied at the Grand Ecoles. We...

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