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Macron on Capitol Hill: Speech before Congress emphasises 'democratic values'

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Macron in Washington: Can he change Trump's foreign policy?

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Catalonia's pro-independence movement tempted by radicalisation

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Film show: 'May ’68', Director’s Fortnight reloaded, 'A Paris Education'

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Macron and Trump: Dandruff diplomacy?

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Big data: ‘A key democratic issue’

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Susan Meiselas: Kurdistan through the lens

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THE INTERVIEW

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

Latest update : 2014-06-09

Andrey Kurkov, Ukrainian writer

The world-renowned Ukrainian writer, Andrey Kurkov, lives just steps from Kiev's "Maidan", or Independence Square. He put aside the novel he was working on and, starting last November 21 - the night of the first pro-European rallies in Maidan - through the end of April, he chronicled the tumultuous events unfolding before his eyes. His diary of those fraught few months has been published in several European countries. An English-language translation is set to hit the bookshops next month.

By Douglas HERBERT

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2018-04-21 Australia

Strengthening ties Down Under: The man charged with promoting Australia in France

As President Emmanuel Macron will be making his first trip to Australia in May, Annette Young talks to Brendan Berne, the Australian ambassador to France. This as Australia marks...

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2018-04-19 Syria

Head of UN entity probing war crimes in Syria speaks to FRANCE 24

French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel is the head of the UN entity investigating serious crimes in Syria, the International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism (IIIM). As the panel...

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2018-04-15 radicalisation

'Radicalized Loyalties': The roots of extremism in France

Our guest is Fabien Truong, a sociologist and professor at Paris 8 University. In the 2000s, he worked as a teacher in several high schools in the underprivileged Paris suburbs....

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2018-04-10 Algeria

'Algiers gives go-ahead for beatification of slain French monks', FM says

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel said Algiers has "given the go-ahead" for the beatification of seven French monks killed in Algeria...

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2018-04-10 Ireland

'Brexit could have dire consequences for Ireland,' Gerry Adams tells FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 spoke to former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, an architect of the Good Friday Agreement signed 20 years ago that brought an end to decades of bloodshed in Northern...

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