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$2.3bn for two million songs: Sony buys majority stake in EMI

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IN THE PRESS

'Shut Up and Drive': Saudi's paradoxical stance after female activists arrested

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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

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THE DEBATE

Populist takeover: Italy approves unprecedented coalition

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FOCUS

Young Nicaraguans lead protests against President Ortega

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Music show: Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee, Snow Patrol & Natalie Prass

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TALKING EUROPE

EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn: 'Either we import stability, or we export instability'

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TALKING EUROPE

From Italy to Cyprus via Hungary: A look back at key events in Europe

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BUSINESS DAILY

US-China trade war is 'on hold'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Political and social events from the Middle East, with exclusive reports and interviews. Tuesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2014-01-22

Syria: Smuggling refugees across Turkey's border

As negotiations on the future of Syria get underway at the Geneva 2 peace conference, we meet the al Qaeda-linked group that is helping Syrian refugees flee the fighting. Next, Iran hits the breaks on uranium enrichment, but to what extent and how long might it last? And finally, Egypt is alive with the sound of music. We take a look at how the revolution rocked the country's culture.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Eve IRVINE , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Joanna COCKERELL

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2018-05-15 Jerusalem

US embassy in Jerusalem: The story of the 1995 law behind the move

This week, Donald Trump fulfilled a campaign promise and transferred the US embassy to Jerusalem. The move sparked deadly protests on the border with Gaza - dozens of...

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2018-05-09 Israel

Nakba Day: Israelis and Palestinians make claims to memory

This week marks the 70th anniversary of Israeli statehood. It's viewed as a catastrophe by Palestinians, who remember the expulsion of over 700,000 of them from their homes. We...

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2018-05-01 Syria

Daniel Essa, Syrian shoemaker to the stars

From Homs in Syria to Lille here in France, Daniel Essa has become a household name with fashionistas across the globe. After fleeing his homeland to escape the war, Daniel Essa...

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2018-04-25 Lebanon

Susan Meiselas: Kurdistan through the lens

This week we meet Susan Meiselas, an American documentary photographer who is currently showing her Kurdistan series at the Jeu de Paume museum here in Paris. This exhibition...

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2018-04-17 Iraq

The beekeeper who helped save Sinjar women

Our guest this week is Dunya Mikhail, an Iraqi writer who's just released a book about Yazidi women held captive by the Islamic State group. She joins us from New York to talk...

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