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IN THE PRESS

A reflection of our times: More women, more young people in Time 100 list for 2018

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EYE ON AFRICA

Commonwealth summit: African members seek to grow trade value to $2 trillion

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MEDIAWATCH

Macron makes Time 100 list as France revolts

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THE DEBATE

Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

France's Macron likens divisions within EU to 'civil war'

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ENCORE!

Sting and Shaggy on making musical magic together

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FOCUS

The citizens finding solutions to Lebanon's chronic waste crisis

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THE INTERVIEW

Head of UN entity probing war crimes in Syria speaks to FRANCE 24

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

The future of work: How the gig economy is changing the jobs market

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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 : 2012-11-07

America votes: A divided nation heads to the polls

We're now at the end of one of the most polarising and expensive presidential campaigns ever seen in American history. And according to polls, both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney reached election day, stuck in a dead heat. Annette Young and her panel discuss what will happen if either man gets the job.

  • Tim KANE,Chief Economist at Hudson Institute and Founder of the social networking firm, StoryPoint
  • Bob VALLIER, Member of Democrats Abroad
  • Ellen WASYLINA, Member of Republicans Abroad
  • Leah PISAR, Former Advisor to Bill Clinton

    And our correspondents:
  • Laura BAINES - from Washington, DC
  • Philip CROWTHER - from Boston, MA
  • Nathan KING - from Chicago, IL

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2018-04-19 Kurds

Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced he's bringing forward the elections - his aim is to cement his hold on power. His ambition is to become an executive president. Erdogan's...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba without a Castro: A new country on the horizon?

Cuba is preparing its change of leadership. Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to be the next president, which will bring an end to the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on...

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2018-04-17 Europe

Macron's Europe: French president compares EU divisions to 'civil war'

France now has its pro-reform president, Germany has its grand coalition. With Brexit ahead and populists on the rise, welcome to what some see as a "now or never" week for...

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2018-04-16 Syria

Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes

With a limited one-off operation and no reported fatalities, all sides seem almost happy to read their lines. Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and...

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2018-04-12 Middle East

Not if, but when? US, France, UK ponder Syria air strikes as Douma falls

If the intent of a suspected weekend chemical attack was to hasten the exodus from Douma, it certainly has worked. As scores evacuate Eastern Ghouta's last big town, Russia was...

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