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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

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Latest update : 2012-12-04

Ai Weiwei, Chinese dissident artist

Chinese artist and cyber-dissident Ai Weiwei speaks to France 24's Henry Morton about his illegal detention in 2011. Today, he considers himself "quite free", even if he can’t leave the Chinese territory. He stresses the opportunities that internet offers when it comes to expressing oneself as an artist and individual. Finally, he warns against expecting anything from the new Chinese leadership, so long as artists are considered enemies.

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2014-12-27 DR Congo

DR Congo: Saving the gorillas of Virunga

Mélanie Gouby, a young French journalist, spent nearly two years in eastern DR Congo following the brave rangers of Virunga, Africa's oldest natural park and a UNESCO world...

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2014-12-24 Tunisia

'We have to build a new Tunisia', says the president of the Tunisian Parliament

In the wake of Tunisia’s first free presidential election, is the transition to democracy complete? Mohamed Ennaceur, the new president of the Tunisian Parliament, speaks to...

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2014-12-24 Tibet

'Beijing needs to revaluate its policy in the Tibetan areas', says FM of the Tibetan government-in-exile

Since 2009, at least 133 Tibetans have self-immolated in Tibet in protest of Chinese rule. In an interview with France 24's Marc Perelman, Dicki Chhoyang, the Foreign minister of...

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2014-12-22 Boko Haram

Wole Soyinka slams the Nigerian government's response to Boko Haram

In an interview with France 24’s Fatimata Wayne, Nigerian Nobel Literature laureate Wole Soyinka reacts to the disturbing news that at least 185 people have been recently...

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2014-12-17 Dalai Lama

‘China needs Tibetan culture of peace,’ says Dalai Lama

Chinese people are in need of the “peace, compassion and non-violence” advocated by Tibetan Buddhist culture, the Himalayan region’s exiled spiritual leader has said in a...

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