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Latest update : 2017-11-08

The Louvre in Abu Dhabi – the world's most visited art museum goes global

The world's most visited art museum is going global. France's president is on hand to inaugurate the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the project billed as a bridge between civilisations. It's a mega-project dating back more than a decade... at a cost of €580 million. But how much can it accomplish? What are the terms of the deal with the Gulf emirate? And what does France's most visited tourist attraction contribute to art?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Ivana SCATOLA, Francois PICARD.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Selma BELLA ZARHLOUL

Independent curator and art critic

Didier RYKNER

Editor, The Art Tribune

James McAULEY

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2018-06-22 François PICARD

Zero Tolerance: Does Border Security Trump Compassion?

In the United States, the Trump administration has gone back on its decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the border. But confusion still reigns over the...

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2018-06-21 François PICARD

Erdogan goes all in: The high stakes of Turkey's elections

In Turkey, it's all or nothing. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pulling out all the stops ahead of the first presidential poll since a constitutional reform put more power in the...

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2018-06-20 François PICARD

Children in cages: What drives Trump's family separation policy?

It's a land of immigrants whose leader seems to relish the outrage over his ever more radical border policy. Donald Trump tried to parlay the separation of migrant families and...

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2018-06-19 Europe

Ten days to save Merkel? German leader under pressure over border policy

It's a sit-down in a castle north of Berlin that was supposed to finally get eurozone reform on track, but the migrant crisis again stole the show. Angela Merkel and her cabinet...

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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