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Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

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Lira in spotlight as Turkish election campaign rolls on

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#TECH 24

Thousands gather for France's annual tech rendez vous

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THE INTERVIEW

'We sell dreams, passion,' says French Open's Guy Forget

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

The French are so rude! Or is it just a misunderstanding?

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REVISITED

After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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THE INTERVIEW

'War is not an option,' says former FARC guerrilla leader

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EYE ON AFRICA

Madagascar political crisis: Top court orders formation of unity government

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MEDIAWATCH

Ireland's abortion referendum

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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 : 2011-12-07

France 24 turns five (part 2)

As The France 24 Debate turns five, François Picard’s high-profile panel highlights the common thread between the Arab Spring and the world financial crisis, a fundamental shift of the balance of power in our globalized world.

  • Claude LANZMANN. Writer, journalist and filmmaker;
  • Stephen CLARKE. British journalist and writer; Author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French;
  • Viviane REDING. Vice-President of the European Commission; EU Justice Commissioner (from Brussels);
  • Christopher CALDWELL. Author of "Reflections on the Revolution in Europe"; Columnist at the Financial Times; Editor at the Weekly Standard (from Washington);
  • Robert FISK. Middle East Correspondent, The Independent (from Dublin).

Watch the first part here. 

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Only a month ago, France's president was in Washington trying to convince Donald Trump to stay in the Iran nuclear deal. Now Emmanuel Macron has landed in Russia to discover the...

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2018-05-24 Business

Apology accepted? Facebook's European charm offensive

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2018-05-22 Middle East

From Foe to Friend? The makeover of Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr

It's time to form a government now that Muqtada al-Sadr’s coalition has won the Iraqi election. The one-time archnemesis of US-led forces in Iraq fled to Iran after his sectarian...

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2018-05-21 Europe

Populist takeover: Italy approves unprecedented coalition

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2018-05-17 European Union

With friends like Trump... What's Europe's answer to 'America first'?

It's Donald versus Donald. The president of the European Council let loose on trade tariffs and the Iran nuclear deal ahead of an EU leaders' dinner in the Bulgarian capital on...

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