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Macron Presses Netanyahu on Jerusalem

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'Where is the Right Going' with Wauquiez as its New Leader

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UN condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo

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Trump's Jerusalem move angers Muslim world; UK and EU break deadlock on Brexit

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Migrants: Caught in the fire between Libya and Italy

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Mens fashion: ‘The flowers are starting to bloom’

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Lyon's Fête des Lumières: From candles to extraordinary light shows

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Exclusive reports, features and analysis on political and social events from across the Asian continent. Every Monday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-11-22

Indonesia: New orangutan species found in Sumatra

For the first time in almost a century, the great ape family has a new member. Scientists have confirmed the existence of a new species of orangutan in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, after researching the animals for twenty years. But there are already concerns about whether it will survive, as its natural habitat is under threat. We take a closer look.

But first, with 50,000 Africans earning scholarships to study in China every year, we see how their success facilitates cultural exchanges and boosts Sino-African ties.

And as poor sanitation threatens billions of people, we find out what India's doing to clean up its act.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , William HILDERBRANDT , Tamara PAVAN , Sonia BARITELLO

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2017-12-04 North Korea

North Korea: Global sanctions hit Pyongyang’s ‘experiment in capitalism’

In North Korea, the port city of Rason has a special status as an economic zone. Attracting foreign businesses in manufacturing, tourism and transportation, some even speculate...

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2017-11-06 North Korea

The painful history of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea

Donald Trump has made his first visit to Japan as US president and met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The top talking point was the rising threat from North Korea. But that threat,...

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2017-10-23 Taiwan

Taiwan tackles dangerous betel nut addiction

Around one-tenth of the world's population chews betel nuts. The stimulant is hugely popular in Asia: it is used as a pick-me-up like coffee, but is also a symbol of love and a...

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2017-10-10 Thailand

Thailand's Thammasat Massacre: Historians unearth memories of 1976 tragedy

It's one of the darkest chapters in Thailand's history. On October 6, 1976, state forces and far-right militants killed dozens of pro-democracy students who had protested the...

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