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Latest update : 2018-01-23

Ex-president Lula is 'clearly innocent', Rousseff says

In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff spoke out about her impeachment in 2016, claiming to be the "victim of a parliamentary coup". She also weighed in ahead of the appeal of her predecessor, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who was found guilty of corruption last year.

Speaking to FRANCE 24 in Brazil, Rousseff came to the defence of her predecessor, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, who was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for corruption in July 2017. His appeal is scheduled for January 24. Lula is "clearly innocent" and his trial "is full of errors”, Rousseff told FRANCE 24. She believes Brazil will be ungovernable if Lula cannot run for president in October.

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2018-08-20 Gallagher FENWICK

'A lot of IS group fighters are underground,' says US-led coalition spokesman

Colonel Sean Ryan is the spokesman of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State (IS) group. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Ryan details the coalition’s plans to militarily...

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2018-08-13 Marine BENOIT

Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

Our guest in this edition is Kenneth Lacovara, a paleontologist who has studied some the largest dinosaurs ever to walk our planet. Lacovara explains why more than ever, these...

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2018-08-13 Marjorie PAILLON

Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

His uncle cracked Nazi ciphering by finding the settings for the Enigma coding machine in 1939, giving the United Kingdom and its allies an enormous advantage during World War...

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2018-07-30 Marjorie PAILLON

Space is not a 'Plan B', says former NASA astronaut

In 1992, Mae Jemison made history as the first African-American woman to travel into space. The former NASA astronaut now advocates for more diversity in space and STEM fields,...

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2018-07-28 Alvaro SIERRA

France Foreign Minister Le Drian urges Colombia to stick to peace process

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian travels to Colombia in his first official visit to a Latin American country. Le Drian spoke to FRANCE 24 in Bogota about his vision for...

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