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Margaret Atwood: A Prophetic Writer in Paris

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Is Valls crying wolf?

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

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Latest update : 2012-04-18

Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate

When last year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to a 32-year-old Yemeni mother-of-three named Tawakkol Karman, few were more surprised than the recipient herself. Today, four months after her Nobel Prize, Karman is an internationally sought-after speaker.

When she got the news, Karman said she was unaware she had even been nominated for one of the world's highest honours. Yet years before the Arab Spring swept across her region, Karman had been holding weekly demonstrations calling upon her country's ruler, Ali Abdullah Saleh, to allow greater freedom and human rights.

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2014-09-16 Haider al-Abadi

'Iraq wants role for Iran in anti-IS coalition', says foreign minister

Representatives from some 30 countries, including French President François Hollande, Iraqi President Fouad Masum and US Secretary of State John Kerry gathered in Paris on Monday...

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2014-09-15 television

Reed Hastings, Co-founder and CEO of Netflix

Online video-streaming giant Netflix is launching here in France. Its founder and CEO Reed Hastings explains to FRANCE 24’s Marjorie Paillon how he is going to shake things up...

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2014-09-10 Social Media

Erin Marie Saltman, Co-author of a Quilliam's report on online extremism

Recent videos showing a masked jihadist - speaking in English with a distinctive London accent - killing two US journalists have shocked the West. Erin Marie Saltman is a senior...

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2014-09-02 Syria

Ed Husain, Author of 'The Islamist'

The Islamic State organisation threatens to redraw the borders of the Middle East and impose a brutal and extreme version of Islam on the lands that it conquers. What needs to be...

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2014-09-03 Israel

Sameh Choukri, Egyptian foreign minister

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Choukri is on his first official visit to Paris, where he has met his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. Choukri says that "the current government...

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