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France's Macron calls disappearance of Saudi journalist 'very serious'

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Dozens killed in eastern Uganda mudslides

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-03-14

Modi magic: India's PM turns cash crunch into selling point (part 1)

It's not just his supporters who are calling it Modi Magic. India's prime minister has put himself front and centre and carried Uttar Pradesh for his Hindu nationalist BJP, a stunning win in the country's most populous state. It's a victory that hardly seemed possible when back in November, he surprised even his own cabinet when he suddenly scrapped 87 percent of the country's currency as part of a bid to crack down on tax cheats. Our panel discuss the reasons for Modi's win.

Produced by Alessandro Xenos, Charles Wente, Christopher Davis.

By François PICARD

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2018-10-11 Debate

French club: Rwandan FM tipped to head group of Francophonie nations

The club of French-speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in the Armenian capital with at least two reasons to pay attention. For starters, the Francophonie, as it's...

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2018-10-10 Debate

Not fast enough: As planet warms, Europe spars over car emissions

Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met on Tuesday, hot on the heels of a new UN climate report that warns it may already be too late...

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2018-10-09 Debate

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? Saudi Arabia denies abduction of missing journalist

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? Since exactly one week ago, his fiancée and friends have been rallying outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where the journalist and prominent critic...

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2018-10-08 Debate

Brazil swings far-right: Decisive lead for Bolsonaro ahead of presidential run-off

Brazil's answer to Donald Trump came awfully close to scoring a first-round knockout. The far-right's Jair Bolsonaro garnered 46% in Sunday's presidential vote. A former military...

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2018-10-04 Debate

Brazil: Can the far-right win? Bolsonaro leads ahead of first round

What do Brazilians think of their democracy? We'll know on Sunday, when for the first time since corruption scandals brought down politicians from across the spectrum, voters...

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