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Liberia's president slams Boko Haram's use of female bombers

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Iraq: Islamic State group's child soldiers

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How French women wash

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Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

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Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

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To smack or not to smack?

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'What black man holds job four years'

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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.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2013-06-22

Bassem Youssef, Egyptian satirist

Every Friday night, at 11pm sharp, 30 million Egyptians drop whatever they are doing and, in their homes or in packed cafes, watch “El Bernameg”, a satirical show that has bulldozed powerful men in Egypt. Douglas Herbert talks to Bassem Youssef, the anchor of the programme and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people.

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2015-03-05 Ebola

Liberia's president slams Boko Haram's use of female bombers

Liberia's President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, was in Brussels this week to attend an international conference on the fight against Ebola. During her visit, she spoke to FRANCE 24's...

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2015-03-02 Hong Kong

Hong Kong's umbrella revolution 'is not dead'

A few months ago, the world was transfixed by a massive wave of protests on the streets of Hong Kong. The so-called "umbrella revolution" was prompted by concerns over the future...

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2015-02-28 Yemen

'Agent Storm': How a militant Islamist became a CIA spy

Morten Storm is a Danish militant Islamist-turned-CIA double agent. In "Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA", a book written with journalists Paul Cruickshank and...

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2015-02-28 Rwanda

Rwandan president claims 'no problem with France'

Rwanda has “no particular problem with France”, the country’s President Paul Kagame said in an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 Friday, despite a long-running dispute over...

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2015-02-25 Boko Haram

'How I escaped Boko Haram'

Ten months after fleeing Boko Haram, who seized her along with 275 other schoolgirls in an attack on a Chibok school, an 18-year-old Nigerian girl recounted her escape to FRANCE...

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