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Hit hard by falling oil prices, Angola looks to diversify economy

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Africa's resources: Re-examining the management of oil and gas

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New president, old war: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

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Oil theft: A multi-billion dollar business fuels Mexican cartels

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Edinburgh at 70: Front row at the festival

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Trump: An expensive president to protect

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

Latest update : 2012-01-04

Can SeaFrance be saved?

In France, the "Karachigate" plot thickens as some continue to believe French President Nicolas Sarkozy could potentially be implicated in a scandal over illegal arms deal kickbacks. Next, SeaFrance employees are in a last-ditch bid to save their ferry company from collapse. Finally, a mini legal revolution is underway in the courts with the introduction of more citizen juries.

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2017-08-04 France

Just how happy are the French?

This week, we're asking the question, just how happy are the French people? They have a reputation for being a little bit grumpy, and on the world happiness report, the French...

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2017-07-28 France

All or nothing: Paris dreams of hosting 2024 Olympics

This week, we focus on one of the biggest dreams of the French capital: hosting the next Olympics. In July, the International Olympic Committee awarded hosting rights for the...

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2017-07-21 France

Bistrot or bust? Why France's famed cafés are disappearing

This week, we're turning our eye to the bistrot, France's answer to the pub. Bistrots have played a central part in French culture for more than a century. But although hundreds...

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2017-07-07 prisons

A rare look inside France's prison system

This week we look into the challenges faced by France's penitentiary system. The subject is a touchy one in a country where overpopulated jails are a longstanding and...

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2017-06-30 France

French port of Le Havre celebrates 500 years of history

This year, the northern French port city of Le Havre is celebrating its 500th birthday. Almost entirely destroyed by Allied bombing during World War II, today it's the busiest...

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