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South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

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Walking tours of Paris: From Roman history to French chocolate

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Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

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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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Royal wedding fatigue?

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Rwanda’s Kagame: Macron has brought ‘freshness’ to world politics

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The backlash over Khashoggi: Pressure mounts over disappearance of Saudi journalist

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The Piton de la Fournaise volcano: Sparks fly on France’s Reunion Island

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BUSINESS DAILY

A daily update on the latest business and economic news. Live on weekdays at 8.15 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-11-07

Web Summit 2017: Who's afraid of new technology?

Stephen Hawking says the rise of artificial intelligence "will be either the best or worst thing to happen to humanity". He was speaking in a recorded address to the Web Summit technology conference in Lisbon. FRANCE 24’s Business Editor Stephen Carroll spoke to Rish Mitra, CEO of Blippar - a company that uses AI and augmented reality - about the future of the technology.

By Stephen CARROLL

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2018-10-15 The Business Chronicle

Business leaders drop out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi disappearance

An upcoming Saudi investment conference is hit with a number of high-profile withdrawals, amid accusations that Riyadh is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder...

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2018-10-12 The Business Chronicle

Trump doubles down on criticism of 'loco' Fed policy

Asian and European markets are in recovery mode after a global rout. US stocks saw two days of intense sell-offs, caused by concern over interest rates and trade disputes. US...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Global markets continue to tumble as fears spread

Global markets continued to fall on Thursday, as stocks saw their steepest drops in months. Jasper Lawler of the London Capital Group gives us his perspective on the selloff, and...

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2018-10-11 The Business Chronicle

Stock markets in tailspin as global share selloff grows

Global stock markets have tumbled amid fears over the impact of rising US interest rates. The selloff was exacerbated by President Donald Trump's comments criticising the Federal...

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2018-10-10 The Business Chronicle

In hurricane-prone Florida, a shift in housing market

As Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida, residents are bracing for another round of destruction and flooding. Recurring extreme weather events there have led to a shift in...

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