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Breakthrough In Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul and dismantle nuclear sites

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Rapper I-NZ's 'This is Iraq': When music gets political

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FOCUS

Even in Kenya, exiled Burundians fear for their lives

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ENCORE!

Film show: 'The Sisters Brothers' and 'Leave No Trace'

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IN THE PRESS

Stormy Daniels's X-rated book attacks Trump's presidency - and manhood

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PERSPECTIVE

Polar explorer Sebastian Copeland on the 'urgency' of climate change awareness

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BUSINESS DAILY

US-China trade war deepens as Beijing calls for global support

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EYE ON AFRICA

Amnesty warns of 'horrific' violence in Cameroon's anglophone regions

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MEDIAWATCH

Maduro: Let them eat steak

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France

'Allo 'Allo: When French politicians speak English

© FRANCE 24 screen grab | Socialist candidates Benoît Hamon (left) and Manuel Valls spar during a primary debate on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Latest update : 2017-01-27

When asked to showcase their prowess in the English language during a primary debate this week, Socialist presidential candidates Manuel Valls and Benoît Hamon were less than convincing. But they're hardly the exception.

Date created : 2017-01-27

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