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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 : 2012-11-08

Four more years: Will a re-elected Obama be emboldened? (Part 2)

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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    Programme prepared and produced by Shamira Muhammad, Yann Pusztai and Mary Colombel

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2016-05-25 Google

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 1)

Tuesday morning over a hundred tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a...

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2016-05-25 France

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 2)

Tuesday morning over a hundred tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a...

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2016-05-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

Four decades after the fall of Saigon, has Vietnam become Washington's new ally in Asia? The US president announced the end of an arms embargo in place since the end of the...

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2016-05-24 France

Fuel on the fire: French unions block refineries to protest labour reform (part 2)

This Tuesday, strikes at six of France’s 8 oil refineries triggered a run on gas stations in the Paris area and throughout the country. The unions are digging in, with truckers...

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2016-05-23 Austria

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 1)

It took the counting of absentee ballots for the former head of the Green party Alexander Van der Bellen to edge the Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer. But both sides are treating it...

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