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French economy grows 0.5% in first quarter

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May in France: A month to 'build bridges' and say 'good luck' with a flower

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London's new naked restaurant

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Protesters and police clash violently: Who is to blame?

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Nigeria land conflict: Government condemns attacks, vows crackdown

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Venezuela's two-day week

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A closer look at France's 'Up All Night' movement

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2012-10-26

Bribes and business: How to stop the rot? (part 2)

Nigeria has known other corruption scandals, but the latest one blows the whistle on a whopping $29 billion worth of siphoned gas revenues over ten years. François Picard’s panel looks at the foreign companies allegedly implicated and why France is being singled out for failing to crack down on corporate bribes to foreign officials.

  • Patrick SMITH. Editor-in-Chief, The Africa Report;
  • Frederick T DAVIS. Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP;
  • Patrick MOULETTE. Anti-Corruption Division Chief, OECD;
  • Lai YAHAYA. Lawyer, economist and policy entrepreneur, TransparentAid (from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia).

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Cristopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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2016-04-29 Barack Obama

Venezuela's boiling point: power outages spark outrage (part 1)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices, and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone...

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2016-04-29 Venezuela

Venezuela's boiling point: push to recall President Maduro (part 2)

Drought, collapsing crude oil prices, and a bitter political divide. That's the toxic mix that's triggered full-blown riots in Venezuela. The heyday of Hugo Chavez is long gone...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 1)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 2)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-26 Chernobyl

30 years of fallout: Chernobyl and nuclear power (part 2)

30 years ago today, a botched safety test led to the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in eastern Ukraine. France, with its 58 nuclear reactors, is particularly...

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