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Hola "Ellas Hoy" - The 51 Percent welcomes its sister show on FRANCE 24 Spanish

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A stroll through the Corsican city of Calvi, jewel of the Mediterranean

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REPORTERS

The torment of Christians living in Syria’s Khabur valley

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FOCUS

'Generation Merkel' yearns for continuity and stability

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ENCORE!

Jennifer Lawrence: 'I couldn’t sleep at night if I wasn’t shouting my opinions in people’s faces'

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DOWN TO EARTH

Amazon rainforest pays heavy price for Brazil's political crisis

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EYE ON AFRICA

Presidential election re-run pushed back to October 26th

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IN THE PAPERS

War of unknown words: Kim Jong-un calls Trump a 'dotard'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Apple's iPhone 8 debuts to muted reaction and lower sales

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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 : 2012-04-27

Guilty as Charged: The rise and fall of Charles Taylor (part 2)

The case against Charles Taylor was far from air-tight and international courts tend to mainly convict Africans, but for Sierra Leonean attorney Alpha Sesay, there’s no denying that those convicted deserve to be in the dock.

  • Alpha SESAY. Lawyer, The "Open Society Justice Initiative" (from The Hague);
  • Jonathan RANDAL. Journalist and writer. Former war correspondent, The Washington Post;
  • Alex VINES. Head of the Africa Programme, Chatham House.

Watch the first part here.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Wassim Nasr, Pauline Heilmann.

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2017-09-21 independence

Confiscated vote? Escalation over banned Catalonia referendum

Authorities in Madrid have taken their standoff with Barcelona to a whole new level, raiding government offices, arresting Catalan cabinet members and confiscating 10 million...

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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