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Photo of Syrian boy continues to cause furor

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China's Might on Parade: Old foes wary of show of strength (part 2)

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China's Might on Parade: Old foes wary of show of strength (part 1)

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Congolese warlord's trial opens in the Hague

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Guatemala's presidential elections mired by corruption scandals and political turmoil

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David Lagercrantz on taking over Stieg Larsson's Millennium series

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Looking for a European identity (part 2)

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Looking for a European identity (part 1)

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

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Latest update : 2013-02-04

David W. Lesch, Professor of Middle East History

This week, UN-Arab League special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi warned the UN Security Council that Syria is "breaking up before everyone's eyes". To discuss this issue and what the future holds for the Assad regime, Marc Perelman speaks to David W. Lesch, Professor of Middle East History at Trinity University and author of "Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad".

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2015-09-02 world economy

EU policy consigns Greece ‘to deeper depression’, says Stiglitz

Joseph Stiglitz, the 2001 winner of the Nobel prize for economics and the former chief economist of the World Bank, has just published a new book: "The Great Divide – Unequal...

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2015-08-26 France

Peter Gumbel: 'Social inequalities on the rise' in French education system

The French are proud of their education system, but standards are slipping. Peter Gumbel, a former reporter for Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal, has been to meet...

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2015-08-18 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Palestinian FM: Israel, Hamas ‘on the verge’ of truce deal

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki said that Israel and Hamas are holding secret talks on establishing a long-term truce.

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2015-08-15 Austerity

Leftist mayor of Madrid calls for 'transparency' and 'being close to people'

Manuela Carmena, a 71-year-old former judge, took up her post as mayor of Madrid back in June. Carmena, who campaigned with the support of the anti-establishment Podemos party,...

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2015-08-12 exhibition

Photographer Reza on his new exhibition by child refugees

Reza is an Iranian-born photographer based in Paris. He is currently holding a major exhibition on the banks of the River Seine in the French capital, showing the lives of Syrian...

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