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Chaotic post-hurricane relief efforts in Haiti

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Ivory Coast faces uphill battle against counterfeit medicine

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The fight for transparency: Democracy put to the test

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Choreographer Akram Khan: 'The body speaks the truth'

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Admiring the gardens of tomorrow in France's Loire valley

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French fashion legend Pierre Cardin celebrates 70 years of design

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Latest update : 2012-05-29

Call me Bond, James Bond... the election candidate

One of the candidates in the French general election campaign is comparing himself to James Bond, while another has been inspired by Avatar. Media Watch France this time looks at some of the worst campaign posters on French streets in the run-up to the June vote. That's the focus for this Monday 28th May, 2012.



2016-12-08 Poland

Polish Christmas video goes viral

In the context of Brexit, a video depicting a Polish grandfather visiting family in London for Christmas has gone viral - we take a look. First though, Jérôme Cahuzac, the former...

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2016-12-07 Edward Snowden

After latest Snowden leaks, is it time to use carrier pigeons?

Not even in-flight communications are safe from NSA snooping, according to the latest revelations by Edward Snowden published in 'Le Monde' and by 'The Intercept'. We take a look...

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2016-12-06 Bernard Cazeneuve

Interior minister takes over as France's premier

Bernard Cazeneuve is stepping into Manuel Valls' shoes as French prime minister for the next five months until elections next May – we take a look at online reactions.

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2016-12-05 French Presidential Elections 2017

Can Manuel Valls unite the left ahead of 2017?

The French prime minister today announced he will take part in Socialist Party primaries ahead of the presidential election next year. Many do not think Manuel Valls is in a...

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2016-12-02 François Hollande

Gambians herald 'new independence' after Jammeh defeat

In tonight's show, we look at reactions to François Hollande's “mic drop” of not running in the 2017 elections and scour rumors about Prime Minister Manuel Valls preparing to run...

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