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Macron-Putin: "a frank exchange"

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Mending Strained Ties: French President Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 2)

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Mending Strained Ties: French President Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: 'The Square', Sofia Coppola and Joaquin Phoenix take top prizes

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The violinist of Venezuela's protests; and France's dying bees

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Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan

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Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 2)

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Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 1)

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British Airways IT debacle could cost the airline big

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#TECH 24

We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2012-06-21

Web addresses to get a makeover

The Internet will soon undergo something of a facelift with the introduction of a series of new so-called 'top level domains.' Instead of just .com/.org or . edu among others, the new system will allow you to use almost any word you choose like .travel or .thirsty. Also, for the first time it'll be possible to feature web addresses in non-Latin characters like Chinese, Japanese and Arabic.

By Eric Olander

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2017-05-26 technology

The Ice Memory Project: A treasure trove for future scientists

In this edition, we travel to Bolivia, where scientists are extracting ice cores from the Illimani glacier. It's the second leg of a mission called the Ice Memory Project that...

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2017-05-19 oceans

How technology is helping to rid our oceans of plastic waste

The Cannes Film Festival is well underway in the south of France and this Friday's film is one of two features rocking the boat on the Riviera. The movies were financed by the...

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2017-05-12 Internet

A mad scientist's dream

Some 3.77 billion people around the world have access to the internet. But what about the other half? In this edition, we tell you more about several NGOs that are working...

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2017-05-05 technology

The robot revolution

In this edition, we tell you all about the ways in which technology is helping to purify water in an eco-friendly manner, making it either drinkable or usable for irrigation...

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2017-04-28 technology

How one NGO is using 3D printers to improve disaster relief

In this edition, we tell you about the Cassini mission, which is wrapping up its 13-year probe of Saturn's system. NASA's unmanned spacecraft has survived the first of 22 planned...

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