Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black president, has died at the age of 95, President Jacob Zuma has announced.
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France: politicians and their perks
On Monday, French president Nicolas Sarkozy announced a string of measures in line with his plan to cut government spending by 10%, with everything from forcing ministers to take the train instead of the plane to a cull on official presidential hunting parties. So is this an answer or a smokescreen? And how are the voters taking these announcements?
A. Craig COPETAS, Senior writer, Bloomberg News
Charles GIVADINOVITCH, President of the Progressists’ Youth Movement
Andreas SCHWAB, German EPP-ED MEP (CDU)
Programme prepared by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song