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Latest update : 2017-01-10

Obama, over and out: What legacy for first African-American president? (part 2)

Eight years after his famous speech in Grant Park, the 44th president of the United States returns to his home city for his final major speech in office. The list of new policies that his successor has vowed to unravel runs long: banking regulation, Obamacare, the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate change agreement. What will be left of Obama's legacy? Will the most enduring part of Barack Obama's tenure be the man himself?

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Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

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Philip CROWTHER

FRANCE 24 Washington Correspondent

Ellen KOUNTZ

Blogger, 'Obama à la Carte'

Marc PORTER

President, Republicans Abroad France

Lucas CHANCEL

Coordinator of the World Inequality Report and of the World Wealth and Income Database

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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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