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Rio mired in economic crisis a year after the Olympics

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THE OBSERVERS

The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt

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BUSINESS DAILY

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

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IN THE PAPERS

'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate change

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IN THE PAPERS

Another Hurricane? It's Maria's turn. And, when's your printer going to stop working?

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EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

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MEDIAWATCH

All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

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THE DEBATE

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

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TALKING EUROPE

German elections: Top MEP 'concerned' as populists rise in polls

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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 : 2012-12-14

Europe's new deal

Europe has clinched a deal to give the European Central Bank new powers to supervise eurozone banks from 2014. After hours of torturous negotiations, the agreement has been hailed as a much-needed measure to stabilise the battered single currency. Annette Young and her panel discuss whether a banking union is part of the solution to the European crisis.

  • Anne BAGAMERY, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Thomas FRIANG, Founder of Youth Diplomacy and Editor for EuropaNova;
  • Markus KARLSSON, France 24 Business Editor;
  • Nigel FARAGE, Member of European Parliament, UKIP;
  • Christophe ROBEET, France 24 Europe Editor
  • Graham WATSON, Liberal Democrat, Member of European Parliament.

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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2017-09-11 Cuba

Picking up the pieces: What lessons from Hurricane Irma?

Now that Irma's weakening, what about next time? As the floodwaters recede, the cost continues to rise. While local communities have started investing in better storm preparation...

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