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Spain's Europe minister rules out new Catalan independence referendum

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Hungary's Orban: What consequences of symbolic EU vote?

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

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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 : 2018-06-13

'When I first started going to North Korea it was much more isolated'

Katharina Zellweger, who lived in North Korea for five years and still visits regularly, gave us her take on the Singapore summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump. "I see this as hopefully a good beginning", she told us. On North Korea in general, Zellweger said that when she "first started going in the mid-90s it was much more isolated". For her, the big win would be the lifting of sanctions to help the economy and the people living there and allow medical aid in.

By Eve IRVINE

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2018-10-15 Perspective

Walking tours of Paris: From Roman history to French chocolate

"Our customers are people who love Paris, they want to listen and they want to learn". That's the view of Peter Caine, the owner and founder of Paris Walks. It's a company which...

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2018-10-12 Perspective

Film director Jean-Pierre Bekolo weighs in on Cameroon's election

In today's Perspective we speak to award-winning film director Jean-Pierre Bekolo. The Cameroonian artist fears that if incumbent Paul Biya wins the presidential election there...

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2018-10-11 Perspective

Making it up as you go: How improv comedy is growing in popularity

In today's Perspective we speak to comedian and director Halyn Parizot of the improv comedy show Paris Secrets. She talks to us about the burgeoning scene in the French capital,...

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2018-10-10 Perspective

'Boat by boat' approach to migrant crisis is not enough, UN says

In today's Perspective interview we speak to Paolo Artini, a representative from the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, about the grim reality for migrants attempting...

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2018-10-09 Perspective

'India had an enormous contribution to France in WWI, and nobody knows about it'

In today's Perspective interview, we sit down with award-winning filmmaker Vijay Singh. His latest movie tells the little-known story of 140,000 Indian soldiers who fought on the...

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