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France's newest political parties go to school

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Hugh Coltman serves up a New Orleans-inspired musical gumbo

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'Macron sees high earners as key to getting the French economy moving again'

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'Shut Up and Drive': Saudi's paradoxical stance after female activists arrested

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BUSINESS DAILY

$2.3bn for two million songs: Sony buys majority stake in EMI

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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

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THE DEBATE

Populist takeover: Italy approves unprecedented coalition

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Young Nicaraguans lead protests against President Ortega

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Music show: Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee, Snow Patrol & Natalie Prass

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Middle east

'We need this election even if there's no choice of candidate'

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2012-02-20

France 24's special correspondents were in Yemen in the run-up to Tuesday's presidential election, an event that many hope will give the nation a fresh start after the Arab Spring and pull it back from the brink of civil war.

Date created : 2012-02-20

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