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Video tackles prejudice towards West African as Ebola spreads

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Aubry adds to Hollande's woes

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'From JKF to Ebola'

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Energy guzzlers: Harnessing data centers' consumption

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Beyond Kobani: Jihadists resist strikes in Syria and gain ground in Iraq

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Ebola - Keep calm: Psychosis in Europe and the US as disease wreaks havoc in Africa

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Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

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

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Latest update : 2013-04-18

Eugene Rogan, Historian and author of 'Arabs, A History'

In his latest book, historian Eugene Rogan traces five centuries of Arab history from the Ottoman era to the Cold War period, when outsiders determined the destiny of the region. But with the Arab uprisings, the people of this complex, complicated region are finally determining their own destiny. Eugene Rogan speaks to Leela Jacinto about the challenges facing Arabs in a changing Middle East.

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2014-10-15 climate change

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University

Jeffrey D. Sachs is the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also an economist and a special advisor to the UN Secretary-General Ban K-moon. Five years...

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2014-10-13 Russia

Andrei Grachev, Gorbachev's former adviser and spokesman

Andrei Grachev writes in a new book that he had a sad premonition at the time that Mikhail Gorbachev's dream of a new openness in Soviet life might abruptly end. The putsch would...

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2014-10-11 Ukraine

Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and political scientist

A little over a month after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed a fragile ceasefire, the death toll in Ukraine's six-month war continues to climb by the day. Separatist...

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2014-10-11 Turkey

Exclusive: ‘Turkey cannot give weapons to civilians’ to fight IS group

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu defends his government’s stance on the fight against the Islamic State group in neighbouring...

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2014-10-08 climate

Mary Robinson, UN special envoy for climate change

UN Special Envoy for Climate Change Mary Robinson thinks countries have learned from the failed 2009 UN climate change conference in Copenhagen, where a weak non-binding...

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