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Food fight: the return of record grain prices

Is it really down to a choice between filling the tank or feeding the planet? With droughts in the US and Eastern Europe and pushing grain prices to record highs, environmentalists are calling for an end to ethanol.

  • Frank VAN TONGEREN Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD
  • Markus KARLSSON France 24 Business Editor
  • Jacques BERTHELOT Economist, member of 'Solidarité' (NGO) (from Toulouse, France)
  • Randy OLSON Executive Director, Iowa Biodiesel board (from Dallas, Texas, USA)

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    Produced by Shamira Muhammad, Mary Colombel, Sara Bertilsson

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2017-07-24 Israel

Jerusalem Crisis: Who will play the peacemaker?

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians over the Jerusalem's holiest site, Haram al-Sharif or the Temple Mount, have surged in recent days after Israel installed metal...

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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