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Ethiopia's Political Crackdown

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THE DEBATE

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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PERSPECTIVE

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

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IN THE PRESS

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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EYE ON AFRICA

Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launches presidential campaign

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Social media drives 'yellow vest' protests

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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-10-13

French literature is guest of honour at Frankfurt book fair

We check out Frankfurt's book fair, the publishing industry’s biggest annual get-together. The event’s a must for authors, editors, translators and book lovers from around the world. This year France is the fair’s guest of honour, with a special pavilion dedicated to literature from French-speaking authors. President Emmanuel Macron opened the fair alongside Chancellor Angela Merkel.

FRANCE 24’s Olivia Salazar-Winspear caught up with Haitian-Canadian author Dany Laferrière and Lebanese graphic novelist Zeina Abirached to talk about how they use the French language as a vehicle for their art.

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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