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From Turkey to Iran: (re)inventing kebab

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Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

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Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

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Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

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‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

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Marlon James on violence, politics and the world’s biggest reggae star

The Man Booker prize-winning novel "A brief history of seven killings" takes us from the gang warfare of 1970s Jamaica to the drug-dealing streets of 1980s New York. Its author Marlon James chats to us about how Bob Marley transcended national politics and, in doing so, set himself apart as a controversial figure. He also touches on questions of Caribbean identity and gives us a hot tip on new music from "The Internet".

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2018-07-27 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Hot picks from Paris: Tips for a cultural summer

As temperatures rise in the French capital we head to the banks of the River Seine for a round-up of what to read, see and listen to this summer. Abigail Altman joins us from the...

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2018-07-26 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Here they go again: 'Mamma Mia' returns to the big screen

Ten years after the sing-along success had the world humming Abba's greatest hits, Meryl Streep, Amanda Siegfried and Colin Firth are back. We take a look at the sequel to the...

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2018-07-25 Lisa NESSELSON

Film show: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout', 'Under the Silver Lake' & 'The Wild Pear Tree'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson serenades us with her thoughts on Tom Cruise’s latest outing as Ethan Hunt; the mega spy franchise has come to Paris for its sixth instalment. We also...

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2018-07-24 Amobe MEVEGUE

Ziggy Marley: 'We have to rebel for love'

Ziggy Marley is a five-time Grammy award-winning artist with reggae royalty roots. He's been flying the green, yellow and black flag for laid-back Jamaican beats around the...

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2018-07-23 Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, Kasabian & Bastille headline Lollapalooza Paris

Legendary music festival Lollapalooza returns to the French capital for a second year, establishing itself as one of the summer highlights of Paris’s cultural calendar! In this...

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