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Video: Can love finally beat the caste system in Senegal?

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Saimir Pirgu, a leading tenor mentored by Pavarotti and Domingo

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Feminist icons and young female Democrats clash over Hillary Clinton

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The Perche region: The art of peasantry

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Forbidden love in Senegal: Khady and Massamba's caste struggle

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The 'Académie française': Guard dog of the French language

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Tunisia's extra-harsh marijuana law

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-06-13

Should Putin worry?

What better advertisement for a demonstration than to haul leading organisers in for questioning the day before? That’s what panellists tell François Picard after Moscow’s biggest protest since the re-election of Vladimir Putin.

  • Nina ZAKHARKINA-BEREZNER. Activist, member of "Russie Libertés" (from Moscow);
  • Tania RAKHMANOVA. Filmmaker and writer; Author of "Au coeur du pouvoir russe" ("At the heart of Russian power");
  • Alexis PROKOPIEV. Spokesperson, "Russie Libertés" ("Russia Freedoms")
  • John LAUGHLAND. Director of Studies, Institute of Democracy & Cooperation;
  • Inga WATERLOT. Head of the Russian service, Radio France Internationale.

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

Watch the second part here.

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2016-02-11 François Hollande

The Hollande (re)shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 2)

It's a reshuffle that will resonate well beyond France's borders. François Hollande is shaking up his cabinet with an eye to his re-election bid next year. The former prime...

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2016-02-11 François Hollande

The Hollande (re)shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 1)

It's a reshuffle that will resonate well beyond France's borders. François Hollande is shaking up his cabinet with an eye to his re-election bid next year. The former prime...

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2016-02-10 Bernie Sanders

Rage against the machine: Trump and Sanders win big in New Hampshire primary (part 2)

Now can we take Donald Trump seriously? The real estate mogul won big in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, with no clear moderate emerging from a still-crowded Republican...

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2016-02-10 Bernie Sanders

Rage against the machine: Trump and Sanders win big in New Hampshire primary (part 1)

Now can we take Donald Trump seriously? The real estate mogul won big in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, with no clear moderate emerging from a still-crowded Republican...

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2016-02-09 Syria

Battle for Aleppo: A turning point in Syria's civil war? (part 2)

It's shaping up as a turning point in Syria's civil war. After years on the back foot, the Syrian army advances on what was once the country's largest city, Aleppo. The Assad...

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