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Ethiopia corruption crackdown: Former Head of military-led firm arrested

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Gazan TV bombing: attack on the press or military strike on a propaganda tool?

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THE DEBATE

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst figting since 2014

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She's alive: Discovering Mary Shelley, 200 years after Frankenstein was published

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Saudi Arabia's increasing influence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

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PERSPECTIVE

Nov 13 Paris terror attacks: 'Islam is part of the solution'

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THE INTERVIEW

'Iran has shown patience and continues to be part of nuclear deal'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tensions within DR Congo opposition as deal on joint candidate falls apart

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#TECH 24

We explore the digital revolution and check out the latest technological trends. Every Saturday at 2.15 pm Paris time. Or you can catch it online from Friday.

Latest update : 2018-02-09

Cleaning up the universe of its space junk

This week, we take a look at how space junk can be cleaned up. Also, it's no bigger than three apples stacked on top of each other, yet it's set to unveil many secrets about stellar formation. We tell you more about the French nano-satellite Picsat, which was recently launched into space to study the star Beta Pictoris. Plus, we talk about planned obsolescence and test two robust innovations which are going against that trend.

By Julia SIEGER

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2018-11-09 TECH 24

'AI for good': Is AI the solution to humanity's biggest challenges?

This week, Tech 24 takes a look at so-called "AI for good", or how artificial intelligence can be used to help solve society's biggest challenges. We speak to Estevam Hruschka, a...

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2018-11-02 TECH 24

SETI: Are we alone in the universe?

This week, Tech 24 takes a look at the search for extraterrestrial intelligence. Today, scientists believe that using artificial intelligence could be their best shot at helping...

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2018-10-26 TECH 24

Moving objects with the power of your brain

From beams of light, they've made groundbreaking tools that have revolutionised the fields of medicine and industry. In this edition, we tell you more about the physicists who...

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2018-10-19 TECH 24

Next stop space: Japanese company constructing nanotube 'space lift'

In this edition, we tell you more about the race to build the world's first space elevator. The idea is to create a 100,000-kilometre-long nanotube stretching from Earth to space...

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2018-10-12 TECH 24

An AI version of yourself to help you think

From what to eat for lunch to whom to marry, we make about 35,000 decisions per day. But imagine if you could get the help of an artificially intelligent version of yourself....

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