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Macron's first round celebratory bash: too brash?

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Kasai province killings : government releases footage allegedly showing execution of UN investigators

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France's First Round Controversies

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

"Front National" makes it to the second round for the first time since 2002

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THE DEBATE

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented choice in French presidential election (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented choice in French presidential election (part 2)

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ENCORE!

Khatia Buniatishvili, the 'pop star pianist'

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IN THE PAPERS

French press review: Macron 'just a step away' from Elysée Palace

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Will the left and right rally against far right to see off Le Pen?

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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 : 2012-08-16

The Battle of Damascus (part 2)

It’s a long road to Damascus for France 24’s reporters. When they went into Syria last month with the rebels, they found danger and a lot of determination on both sides. But is fighting the only solution? François Picard’s panel is of two minds.

  • Sofia AMARA. Senior Reporter;
  • Haytham MANNA. President, National Committee for Democratic Change;
  • Radwan ZIADEH. Member, Syrian National Council - from Washington DC;
  • Ole SOLVANG. Human Rights Watch Phoner (from Aleppo, Syria).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Shamira Muhammad.

Watch the first part here.
 

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2017-04-24 Emmanuel Macron

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented choice in French presidential election (part 1)

For the first time since World War II, neither the main centre-left or centre-right parties in France will be on the ballot. Instead it's far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen...

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2017-04-24 Emmanuel Macron

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented choice in French presidential election (part 2)

For the first time since World War II, neither the main centre-left or centre-right parties in France will be on the ballot. Instead it's far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen...

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2017-04-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 1)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A...

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2017-04-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 2)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A...

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2017-04-19 Venezuela

Where will it end? Venezuela's downward spiral (part 1)

Where will it all end in Venezuela? This Wednesday sees a day of duelling demonstrations with mass rallies by the opposition after several weeks of sometimes deadly protests....

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