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Latest update : 2014-03-28

Xi Jinping Superstar: Paris Welcomes China's President with Military Honours

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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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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