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Case dismissed against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic

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#MeToo and mixed messages

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THE DEBATE

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

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Stolen medication sold on black market in Mexico

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ENCORE!

Brendan Power: The future of the harmonica

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Louise Arbour: Negative attitude towards migration 'completely self-defeating'

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TALKING EUROPE

Former WTO head Lamy: 'Brexit is like trying to get an egg out of an omelette'

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TALKING EUROPE

2018 begins: A happy new year for Europe?

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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 : 2012-06-14

The Tweetweiler Affair (part 2)

Can a First Lady really speak her mind? Never before has the French president’s partner weighed in on political campaigns. But then again, never before has the president had to do damage control on a tweet directed against his ex.

  • Stephen CLARK. Journalist and writer. Author, "1000 Years of Annoying the French ";
  • Aude BARON. Editor-in-Chief, Le Plus - Nouvel Observateur;
  • Denis DEMONPION. Columnist, Le Nouvel Observateur;
  • Frederic WINCKLER. President, J. Walter Thompson Paris.

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

Watch the first part here.

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

It's been seven years since the uprising that saw a wind of change blow across North Africa. The Arab Spring began with the exit of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia. Nine...

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2018-01-11 Europe

Merkel's last chance? German chancellor in crunch coalition talks

Germany has been in a holding pattern since September 24, when citizens voted in a general election where the big centre-right and centre-left blocs underperformed badly. And...

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2018-01-10 Emmanuel Macron

Conspiracy theories: How to sort truth from fiction?

Long before there was the internet, there were conspiracy theories: neatly-bundled stories to explain events that are hard to swallow. So why does a new survey show that a...

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2018-01-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron in China: Much more than a state visit?

France's president is in China for three days, in what might seem like the snapshot of a world order in flux. For starters, there was a press conference - which wasn't the case...

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2018-01-08 Golden Globes

New day for women? Oprah leads Hollywood call for change

They wore black to the ceremony. At the Golden Globes, the biggest female leads in Hollywood answered the dress code call of the new Time's Up collective and delivered rousing...

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