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Latest update : 2014-03-28

Xi Jinping Superstar: Paris Welcomes China's President with Military Honours (part 2)

Barack Obama is not the only world leader in Europe this week. The red carpet has been rolled out in Paris for China's new president. Xi Jinping has already been billed by some as his nation's greatest reformer since Deng Xiaoping introduced the first post-Mao free market reforms. Where is China headed under Xi Jinping? And what are the consequences of France drawing ever closer to Beijing?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

By François PICARD

Our guests

Solange Guo CHATELARD

China and Africa Researcher, CERI Sciences Po

Jean-François DI MEGLIO

Economist and President of the Asia Center

Catherine FIELD

Independent journalist

Alcuin COURSIER

Founder and CEO of Intelligence Business Horizon

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2018-04-25 Emmanuel Macron

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

As Brexit nears, Emmanuel Macron is firmly establishing France as the nation worthy of the special relationship with Washington. We review Macron's Wednesday speech before the US...

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2018-04-25 Donald Trump

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

French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington to discuss the Middle East, trade, and North Korea. Can his charm offensive confirm Trump to change his foreign policy? Our...

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2018-04-23 Emmanuel Macron

Macron meets Trump: A state visit with discord on the horizon?

Macron meets Trump in Washington. The French president is the first to make a state visit there under the Trump administration. Some say it’s a symbol of the "bromance" betweent...

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2018-04-19 Kurds

Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced he's bringing forward the elections - his aim is to cement his hold on power. His ambition is to become an executive president. Erdogan's...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba without a Castro: A new country on the horizon?

Cuba is preparing its change of leadership. Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to be the next president, which will bring an end to the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on...

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