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Trump Keeps 'Em Guessing, Italian Referendum, Austrian Election, Castro's Death (part 2)

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Video: Far-right at the gates of power in Austria

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Discovering the winter 2016/2017 men's fashion collections in Paris

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Rendez-vous on '42nd Street' as the meta musical comes to Paris

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Uzbekistan reinforces its tight grip on election and country

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Generation porn: The impact of online pornography on teen sexuality

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Marty McFly's self-tying shoes inspire new Nike sneakers

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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.

Latest update : 2013-03-14

The next Pope: What direction for the Catholic Church?

What makes a good leader of the Catholic Church in 2013? François Picard’s panel comments on the first round of voting and the unofficial battle lines between reformers and conservatives, Europeans and non-Europeans.

 

  • Vincent CABANAC, Assumptionist Priest from the Augustinians of the Assumption and Author, 'Walking in the Light: 30 Days with Pope John Paul II'
  • Matthew BUNSON, Senior Correpondent for 'Our Sunday Visitor'/ Senior Fellow of the St. Paul Center for Bibical Theology
  • Douglas HERBERT, France 24 International Affairs Editor -Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Independent Journalist/ Doctorant in Catholic Theology
  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Independent Journalist and theologian, author of 'Vatican Diplomacy in the Middle East'

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    Programe prepared and produced by Christopher Davis, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel
     

 

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2016-12-01 Europe

Europe's next worry: High stakes in Italy constitutional referendum (part 1)

It's another day of reckoning for Europe this coming Sunday as Italians head to the polls to decide whether or not to reform their post-war constitution. A "No" vote could...

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2016-12-01 Austria

Europe's next worry: Populist surge ahead of votes in Italy, Austria (part 2)

It's another day of reckoning for Europe this coming Sunday as Italians head to the polls to decide whether or not to reform their post-war constitution. A "No" vote could...

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2016-11-30 Middle East

All over in Aleppo? Brutal offensive triggers mass exodus (part 1)

It looks like the brutal end for the battle of Aleppo. First a siege, then weeks of carpet bombing followed by a ground offensive have Damascus and its allies on the brink of...

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2016-11-30 Aleppo

All over in Aleppo? Trump transition adds to Syria uncertainty (part 2)

It looks like the brutal end for the battle of Aleppo. First a siege, then weeks of carpet bombing followed by a ground offensive have Damascus and its allies on the brink of...

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2016-11-29 Asia-pacific

Scandal in Seoul: South Korean President Park offers to resign (part 1)

The blurring of lines between business and politics can grab headlines in Zuma's South Africa or Trump's America, but look to South Korea for a corruption scandal with a...

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