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Ethiopia's Political Crackdown

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The fall of Carlos Ghosn: Japanese accuse Renault-Nissan boss of tax fraud

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How a toxic pesticide poisoned French Caribbean island of Martinique

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New show! The best of television this November

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'Age old cities' exhibition: 'It's part of our history that's been destroyed'

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Carlos Ghosn arrest: The fall from grace of a 'workaholic'

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BUSINESS DAILY

French government calls for interim leadership to replace Ghosn at Renault

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Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launches presidential campaign

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Social media drives 'yellow vest' protests

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Latest update : 2017-10-05

Nobel committee salutes 'emotional force' of Kazuo Ishiguro's writing

The jury’s in: 2017's Nobel Prize for literature has been awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro. The British novelist - best known for his 1989 Man Booker Prize-winning novel "The Remains of the Day" - moved to the UK from Japan as a child. Ishiguro has been hailed by critics for the delicate handling of memory and psychological intrigue in his novels. On receiving the prize, the author said he hopes "this huge honour will, even in a small way, encourage the forces for goodwill and peace at this time".

The Director of the American Library in Paris, Jeffrey Hawkins, tells us more about this Nobel choice. We also check out a new pop art exhibition in Paris featuring icons of the movement, and take a peek into Yves St Laurent’s former workspace which has just opened its doors to the public.

By Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

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2018-11-20 ENCORE!

New show! The best of television this November

FRANCE 24's new show about television with TV critic Dheepthika Laurent and presenter Eve Jackson brings you the latest reviews about what's on the small screen. In the first...

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2018-11-19 ENCORE!

Music show: Serpentwithfeet on reinventing gospel with complex visions of gay black love

One of a kind voice, experimental pop artist Serpentwithfeet speaks to Encore about making tender music that the world needs right now, being a former choir boy and working with...

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2018-11-16 ENCORE!

The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

France and Japan are celebrating 160 years of diplomatic ties with a cultural season of the very best of Japanese art, architecture, performance and cinema. Olivia...

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2018-11-15 ENCORE!

David LaChapelle: 'Celebrity is replacing religion in these times of turmoil'

David LaChapelle speaks to Eve Jackson about working with stars like Kim Kardashian, Michael Jackson and Miley Cyrus, the time he fired Madonna and how moving to a remote part of...

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2018-11-14 ENCORE!

Film show: On the red carpet for the world premiere of 'Fantastic Beasts 2'

Bulgarian filmmaker Milko Lazarov joins Eve Jackson in the studio to talk about his award-winning film "Aga" and the rest of the week’s film news, including the world premiere of...

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