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Chinese billionaire opens theme park to rival Disneyland

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Hiroshima's healing hug

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Uganda terror trial: Five jailed for life for 2010 al Shabaab World Cup bombings

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French labour strikes, Paris raids on Google and McDonald's (part 2)

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

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Latest update : 2014-03-11

Saudi Arabia's diplomatic shift: Is Riyadh really changing tack on Syria and Iraq?

Beyond leading a Gulf States recall of ambassadors to Qatar, why has Riyadh branded as terrorist organisations both the Doha-backed Muslim Brotherhood and the Iraq and Syria-based Sunni extremist groups Al Nusra Front and ISIS? François Picard’s panel argues over the timing, what with a possible détente between the West and Shiite Iran and the US president's visit to Riyadh later this month.

Our guests

Faisal Al YAFAI

Journalist for Abu Dhabi-based Newspaper 'The National'

Haytham MANNA

President, Scandinavian Institute for Human Rights

Olivier DA LAGE

RFI Journalist

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

International Lawyer

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2016-05-26 Barack Obama

Obama in Japan: Competing world visions at G7 summit (part 2)

At the G7 summit in Japan both past and future are looming large as Barack Obama started his visit with a tour of an ancient shrine with his host Shinzo Abe. The Japanese prime...

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2016-05-26 Barack Obama

Obama in Japan: Will his final G7 mark end of an era? (part 1)

At the G7 summit in Japan both past and future are looming large as Barack Obama started his visit with a tour of an ancient shrine with his host Shinzo Abe. The Japanese prime...

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2016-05-25 Google

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 1)

On Tuesday morning, over 100 tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a quiet...

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2016-05-25 France

Google searched: French tax authorities raid US tech giant (part 2)

On Tuesday morning, over 100 tax inspectors raided the headquarters of Google in France. They want 1.6 billion euros in back taxes and to prove that Google France is not a quiet...

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2016-05-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

Four decades after the fall of Saigon, has Vietnam become Washington's new ally in Asia? The US president announced the end of an arms embargo in place since the end of the...

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