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Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

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Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto to vote on autonomy

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France considers tough new laws to crack down on sexual harassment

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Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco

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California: When your home is reduced to ashes

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#balancetonporc: Sexual harassment and gender inequality in France

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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 : 2012-11-11

China's New Leadership

In China, the Communist Party is meeting to name its new chief, Xi Jinping. Meanwhile, as its population gets richer, their demands get louder: more and more Chinese people want an accountable and transparent government. Annette Young and her panel discuss whether the new leadership will be ready to tackle corruption while implementing reforms.

  • Guo BAI. Co-author, "China's path: Capitalism and Empire". Former Economics advisor at the French Embassy in China;
  • Emmanuel LINCOT. Editor-in-Chief, "Monde Chinois" Magazine;
  • Adama GAYE. Journalist and writer. Author, "China-Africa: the Dragon and the Ostrich";
  • Henry MORTON. France 24 Beijing Correspondent;
  • Florence VILLEMINOT. France 24 journalist;
  • Richard MCGREGOR. Former Beijing correspondent, Financial Times (from Washington, DC).

Produced by Annette Young, Anelise Borges, Nicola Hebden.

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2017-10-19 Spain

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10am local time, Spain has now entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline has come and gone for Catalonia's president to renounce independence. So what will Madrid do?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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