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Could Sean Baker's movie be the best at the fest?

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MEDIAWATCH

A frosty Vatican reception?

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THE DEBATE

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

We'll always have Cannes: World's most famous film festival turns 70 (part 1)

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ENCORE!

Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Meeting 'cultural activist' and soprano Dima Bawab

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FOCUS

Spain's Doñana National Park is dying of thirst

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

French labour reform: Macron's first push to fix the economy

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THE OBSERVERS

The perilous journey from Libya to Italy, told by a migrant; and capoeira for former child soldiers in central Africa

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Our panel of Paris-based journalists review the week’s international news: the stories that made the headlines and also those you may have missed! Join us every Friday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-05-28

Eurobonds or Bust? May 25th, 2012

François Hollande may have the momentum, but who will agree to pick up the tab for eventual eurobonds? Also, why Facebook’s IPO floundered, Egypt’s presidential election, and how the Eurovision song contest put Azerbaijan’s human rights record centre stage.

  • A.Craig Copetas, Author of "Bear Hunting with the Politburo", Madison Books;
  • Hassan Zitouni, Senior Correspondent, MBC television;
  • Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Freelance journalist.

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The Bitter End: Presidential campaign closes in France (part 1)

Final hours of campaigning for the second round of France's presidential election, and right until the bitter end, it's been divisive, aggressive, and unpredictable. Our panel of...

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