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Tunisia's revolutionary fire: 7 years after the arab spring marked by fresh protests

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Brendan Power: The future of the harmonica

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2018 begins: A happy new year for Europe?

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Detroit Motor Show kicks off with trucks taking centre stage

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Tunisia's fleeing youth

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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.

Latest update : 2012-11-08

Four more years: Will a re-elected Obama be emboldened?

After winning re-election, Barack Obama might just have a stronger hand as he negotiates a deal on the country's debt. So argues François Picard’s panel, which points to a US election vote that favoured moderates over hardliners.

  • Steven ERLANGER, New York Times Paris Bureau Chief;
  • Stéphanie ANTOINE, France 24 Business Editor;
  • Christopher DICKEY, Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Regional Editor, Newsweek;
  • Denis DEMONPION, Le Nouvel Observateur;

    and our correspondents:
  • Laura BAINES in Washington;
  • Nathan KING in New York;
  • Philip CROWTHER in Boston.

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2018-01-15 ia

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: 7 years after the arab spring marked by fresh protests

Seven years since the uprising that saw a wind of change blow across North Africa. The Arab Spring began with the exit of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia. Nine governments...

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2018-01-11 Europe

Merkel's last chance? German chancellor in crunch coalition talks

Germany has been in a holding pattern since September 24, when citizens voted in a general election where the big centre-right and centre-left blocs underperformed badly. And...

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2018-01-10 Emmanuel Macron

Conspiracy theories: How to sort truth from fiction?

Long before there was the internet, there were conspiracy theories: neatly-bundled stories to explain events that are hard to swallow. So why does a new survey show that a...

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2018-01-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron in China: Much more than a state visit?

France's president is in China for three days, in what might seem like the snapshot of a world order in flux. For starters, there was a press conference - which wasn't the case...

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2018-01-08 Golden Globes

New day for women? Oprah leads Hollywood call for change

They wore black to the ceremony. At the Golden Globes, the biggest female leads in Hollywood answered the dress code call of the new Time's Up collective and delivered rousing...

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