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Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

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'Resignations, a coup and a day of hostility. But May fights on'

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Every morning, FRANCE 24 speaks to a key business, social or cultural player, or a leading voice in the field of humanitarian action, sport or science. From Monday to Friday at 8.40 am Paris time.

Latest update : 2018-05-11

'I wanted to show Raqqa like any normal city'

Back in early 2014, the Islamic State group turned Raqqa into its regional capital, as their caliphate spread across Syria and neighbouring Iraq. For three years, they imposed their extreme version of Islamic law on the city, until the Syrian Democratic Forces took back full control in October last year. Lamis Aljasem decided to set up an online project called "See My Raqqa" in order to share the bygone images of life before the jihadists invaded her city. She tells us more.

>> On France24.com: 'See My Raqqa': Rescuing the Syrian city's memory after the IS group occupation

By Thomas WATERHOUSE

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2018-11-16 Perspective

Concerts Without Borders: Making classical music accessible

For decades, classical music has been seen as too highbrow; a genre that appeals more to the slipper-wearing generation than to hip young people. Bonnie Brown and Michelle Wood...

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2018-11-15 Perspective

'Photography is part of our daily lives and we want to reflect that'

Tucked away in Paris's Marais neighbourhood is a little gem dedicated to photography. La Maison Européenne de la Photographie has been drawing in crowds since it first opened its...

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2018-11-14 Perspective

Men's health in 'Movember': Raising awareness of male wellbeing

"Check your equipment regularly". That's the message from a worldwide campaign, also followed here in France, to encourage men to do more to look after their bodies. "Movember"...

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2018-11-13 Perspective

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

On the third anniversary of the Paris attacks that killed 130 people, FRANCE 24 spoke to Asif Arif -- the co-author of a book about terrorist links between France and Belgium --...

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2018-11-12 Perspective

'Women are the great survivors'

For today's Perspective interview, Nadia Massih was joined by Irris Makler, FRANCE 24's Jerusalem correspondent. Makler has written a cookbook called "Just Add Love." But it's...

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