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Video: Can love finally beat the caste system in Senegal?

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Exclusive documentary: Syria, the Unfolding Tragedy

Two years after the first demonstrations in Deraa, France 24 presents an exclusive documentary on the roots of the Syrian conflict. Why, after two years of fighting and nearly 70,000 lives lost, is the country still torn apart by war?

We spoke to journalists and analysts as well as Syrian, Iranian, and French officials. Among them are those who rubbed shoulders with dictator Bashar al-Assad as well as those awaiting his collapse.

To former Syrian Vice President Abdel Halim Khaddam, Assad "is a crazy man" who "will suffer the same fate as Muammar Gaddafi", whereas former Iranian Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Ali Ahani describes Assad as "a man who cares for his country, his people".

FRANCE 24 Debate: Syria, two years on

By Antoine MARIOTTI

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2016-02-12 Senegal

Video: Can love finally beat the caste system in Senegal?

In Senegal, genealogy is not to be taken lightly. A rigid social hierarchy sometimes thwarts blossoming romances. We bring you a 26-minute documentary on these "forbidden" loves.

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2016-02-05 Ivory Coast

Video: Welcome aboard the West African Express

A colonial-era dream may become a reality. Bankrolled by French industrialist Vincent Bolloré, the €2.5 billion- and 3,000-kilometre-long rail network is set to cover five...

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2016-01-29 Venezuela

Is Chavism on its way out in Venezuela?

Just three years after the death of iconic Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, his successor Nicolas Maduro is floundering. Not only is the country mired in a crippling economic...

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2016-01-22 Tajikistan

Tajikistan cracks down on beards and full veils

In Tajikistan, a former Soviet republic bordering Afghanistan, authorities have declared war on radical Islam and are trying to root out potential terrorists in the country.

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2016-01-14 South Africa

Environmental inequality persists in South Africa

In South Africa, inequalities remain despite the end of apartheid, including on the environmental front. The poorest populations live in the most polluted areas and things are...

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