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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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2018-09-25 Perspective

Photojournalist Reza: 'Children are now the best photographers'

World-renowned Iranian-born photojournalist Reza has been travelling the globe for over 35 years; not just recording it but also trying to make it better. Today he says the first...

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2018-09-24 Perspective

Julien Brave NoiseCat: ‘Pipelines a real threat to First Nations’ way of life’

Canada's oil sands, or tar sands as they are often called represent one of the world’s leading reserves of crude oil. Extracting it is a dirty business heavy in CO2 emissions and...

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2018-09-21 Perspective

Sobel Aziz Ngom: Mentoring the next generation of African leaders and entrepreneurs

Sobel Aziz Ngom is a 28-year-old Senegalese entrepreneur inspiring, educating and mentoring the next generation of African entrepreneurs and leaders by giving them access to...

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2018-09-20 Perspective

Historian Joan Scott: 'Hardline secularism is as bad as hardline Islam'

"Secularism has been used to justify the subordination of women" is the provocative argument at the heart of the latest book by acclaimed cultural historian, scholar and author...

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2018-09-19 Perspective

Polar explorer Sebastian Copeland on the 'urgency' of climate change awareness

"If the poles are melting and if the ice was to be gone, temperatures would be 10°C higher and humanity would not exist". So says world-renowned climate change activist Sebastian...

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