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France: fighting political corruption with transparency

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Using the web to further the cause: ISIS vs USA

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No strategy and a beige suit

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - 29 August 2014 (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - 29 August 2014

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Alain Choquette: A Hilarious Magician in Paris

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France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Emmanuel Macron: A new economy minister with a pro-business agenda

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More of this year's best Observers stories

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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 : 2013-01-03

US fiscal cliff: Back from the brink? (part 2)

The fiscal cliff may have been avoided thanks to a tax hike deal, but are US voters really ready to hear the truth when it comes to the spending cuts that are still needed? François Picard's panel chalks up winners and losers.

  • Ed O’KEEFE, Congressional Reporter, Washington Post (from Washington, DC);
  • Alan GUGGENHEIM, Member of Texas Tea Party Patriots (from Corpus Christi, Texas);
  • Ronald FREEMAN, Finance director, Executive committee member, Atlantic Council;
  • Gerald OLIVIER, Journalist at Atlantico.fr and author of "Mitt Romney, pour le renouveau du mythe américain";
  • Zachary MILLER, Member of Democrats Abroad.

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Claire Williams, David Boratav

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2014-08-28 WHO

How to Stop Ebola: WHO Says Cases Could Exceed 20,000 (part 2)

Do you put West Africa under quarantine? As Ebola spreads, with Air France and British Airways both halting flights to Freetown's Lungi Airport, the argument is raging between...

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2014-08-28 Guinea Conakry

How to Stop Ebola: WHO Says Cases Could Exceed 20,000

Do you put West Africa under quarantine? As Ebola spreads, with Air France and British Airways both halting flights to Freetown's Lungi Airport, the argument is raging between...

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2014-08-06 China

US-Africa summit: Obama unveils $33 billion US investment plan for Africa

Over the past decade, sub-Saharan African countries have seen a staggering level of growth. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the US has been holding an unprecedented summit,...

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2014-08-27 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

What Next for Gaza? Lasting Ceasefire Agreed After 50 Days of War

After 51 days of war, both Israel's government and Hamas are claiming victory. A fledgling Hamas movement got a much-needed boost to its credentials as a resistance movement and...

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2014-08-27 Israel

What Next for Gaza? Lasting Ceasefire Agreed After 50 Days of War (part 2)

After 51 days of war, both Israel's government and Hamas are claiming victory. A fledgling Hamas movement got a much-needed boost to its credentials as a resistance movement and...

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