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Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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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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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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Music show: Lisa Hannigan, Usher and Lady Gaga

After a five-year hiatus, Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan is back - her new album "At Swim" is awash in shimmering, haunting melodies that make the most of her trademark ethereal vocals. She chats to FRANCE 24’s Richelle Harrison Plesse and Mariam Saab about the inspiration behind the latest record and why she’s happy flying solo, more than a decade after being thrust into the spotlight as Damien Rice’s backing singer.

Plus, we also check out new releases from Lady Gaga, South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord and RnB veteran Usher. 

By Mariam SAAB , Richelle HARRISON PLESSE

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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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