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Latest update : 2016-11-24

Battle for France's Right: Conservative Fillon vs. Moderate Juppé (part 1)

We're in the week between a first round of French conservative primaries and next Sunday's run-off where Nicolas Sarkozy's former prime minister François Fillon is on track to seal the deal against the more moderate Alain Juppé. Ahead of a televised debate, we ask: is France really falling for a Catholic conservative who professes his love for Margaret Thatcher and wants to take an axe to half a million civil service jobs?

Click here for PART TWO. 

PRoduced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

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2018-07-19 François PICARD

Heavy Meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

For those who remember the Cold War the current news cycle sounds familiar. Today, Maria Butina is accused of attempting to infiltrate the Republican Party on behalf of Russian...

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2018-07-18 Americas

Nicaragua's boiling point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

Has Nicaragua reached its boiling point? What started as peaceful protests against pension reform has descended into a brutal crackdown by forces loyal to longtime president...

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2018-07-17 François PICARD

Collusion? Backlash after Trump praises Putin in Helsinki

Is it collusion? Donald Trump has returned home to a political storm after his summit in Helsinki with Vladimir Putin. What to make of Trump's praise for the Russian president...

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2018-07-12 François PICARD

More than a game: France face Croatia in World Cup final

Exactly 20 years ago today, host nation France won its only World Cup, prompting mass celebrations to the tune of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive". A nation embraced the...

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2018-07-11 François PICARD

With allies like these... Trump guns for Germany at NATO Summit

Will meeting Putin really be the easy part? That quip by Donald Trump raised the curtain on a European tour that began in Brussels with a NATO summit where the Atlantic...

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