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Violence against trangender women in Indonesia, and more

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'The frozen heart of America': Condemnation as migrant families torn apart in US

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'There are two policies towards Russia in the Trump administration'

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Grandmas Project: 'Their history was passed down through food'

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Mali's basketball star: NBA top player Cheick Diallo makes hometown proud

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Trump threatens huge new tariffs on China

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Tunisia lose first World Cup match against England

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THE DEBATE

A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-11-14

India: Inside the World's Next Superpower

The France 24 Debate has travelled to India to examine the progress being made in the country that could become the world’s next superpower. François Picard poses questions on everything from technology and development to women’s rights. His panel of guests includes politicians, an entrepreneur and a feminist historian and writer.

  • Shashi THAROOR, Indian Minister for Human Resource Development;
  • Urvashi BUTALIA, Author, "The Other Side of Silence";
  • Nirmala SITHARAMAN, National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party;
  • Rajul GARG, Entrepreneur and Founder of Sunstone.

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges

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By François PICARD

Archives

2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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2018-06-14 François PICARD

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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2018-06-13 François PICARD

Franco-Italian rift: Conte, Macron row over stranded migrants

Will the new Italian prime minister still be coming for lunch on Friday? Amid an escalation with France's president over the refusal to take in stranded migrants in the...

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2018-06-13 Asia-pacific

Handshake for the ages: What to make of the historic Trump-Kim summit?

The first ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader marked a de facto recognition of the North Korean regime. But it's still far from bringing lasting...

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2018-06-11 François PICARD

Expect the unexpected: Trump and Kim in Singapore for historic summit

Just a big photo-op? Or will the Singapore summit make history? Donald Trump is to become the first sitting US president to ever shake hands with a North Korean leader. Not too...

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