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Tango Takeover in Paris

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Calls for ISIS media blackout after execution of James Foley

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'Steely resolve of reporters exploited by pared-down employers'

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US judge calls Argentina bond swap offer illegal

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Cécile Duflot ruffles some feathers

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Media accused of pro-protester bias in Ferguson

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The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment (part 2)

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A weekly interview with a personality from the world of business or economics. Every Thursday at 4.45 pm Paris time.

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2012-07-11

Shanta Devarajan, Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank

African business is undergoing a revolution. From huge oil and gas wealth to the rise of a middle class eager to consume, the opportunities for investment seem limitless. But there are plenty of ongoing problems, not least with the concept of an African business model. At the New York Forum Africa in Gabon, the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Shanta Devarajan, talks to France 24’s business editor Owen Fairclough about the challenges ahead.

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2014-07-31 Ukraine

War and Markets, with Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist at Saxo Bank

There is no shortage of major news events to digest for investors - violence in Gaza, the war in Syria, insurgents advancing in Iraq, as well as tougher western sanctions against...

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2014-07-25 environment

When big companies want to do good

There is much talk of Corporate Social Responsbility and the role of big business in society. Are big companiges better global citizens now than 20 years ago? We asked Bernard...

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2014-07-10 Paris

Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of Paris Europlace and CEO of GDF Suez

Markus Karlsson talks to Gérard Mestrallet, the head of Paris Europlace, an organization that promotes Paris as an international financial hub. He is also the CEO of French...

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2014-07-12 finance

Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext

Markus Karlsson talks to Dominique Cerutti, CEO of Euronext, at financial forum Paris Europlace which brings together la crème de la crème in Finance.

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2014-07-03 French economy

Horse play: A closer look at a billion euro business

Horse racing and show jumping are often viewed as pastimes for the rich and even richer. But it's also a billion euro industry that includes racing, betting, leisure riding and...

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