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Davos 2017: World Economic Forum wary of post-Brexit future

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'Great Brexpectations'

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Trump's anti-European 'attack'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2017: Business leaders confident despite 2016 turmoil

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Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration

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Trump will still tweet from personal Twitter account as president

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Population studies: France's 'ethnicity' taboo

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Brexit's Biggest Fan: Trump weighs in ahead of Theresa May speech (part 1)

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Brexit's Biggest Fan: Trump weighs in ahead of Theresa May speech (part 2)

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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

Latest update : 2012-02-27

Edward Girardet, Author of ‘Killing the Cranes’

Annette Young speaks to Edward Girardet about the burning of several copies of the Koran by US military personnel in Afghanistan last week. Described as a "major error" by NATO's top military commander, the Americans say it was a mistake. In any case it has been a deadly one, resulting in violent protests and the shooting of two US soldiers. How could such an incident occur, given that it has been almost 10 years since the Americans entered the country?

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2017-01-13 Russia

US policy towards Putin's Russia: A new era?

Our guest has been making waves recently with her outspoken criticism of US strategy towards Russia. Whether it likes it or not, she says, the West is already at war with Russia...

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2017-01-11 Barack Obama

'Yes we did': Obama defends his legacy

Barack Obama has delivered his farewell speech in Chicago, where it all began for him. A message of hope but also a warning about the frailty of democracy. He was hoping that...

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2017-01-07 pollution

'Cities are leading the fight against pollution'

Olivier Blond is president of the French environmental group "Respire" ('Breathe'), which calls for action on air pollution. In the past few weeks, dozens of cities around the...

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2016-12-19 Middle East

Top Islam scholar explains diversity of world's fastest-growing religion

On current trends, Muslims will outnumber Christians by the end of the century, yet surveys in Western countries suggest that many people know little about the Islamic faith....

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2016-12-10 migrants

France's state of emergency 'sends wrong message to the world'

Dimitris Christopoulos is the president of the International Federation for Human Rights. It's a tough job to have at a time when the West's commitment to long-cherished human...

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