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Fields of despair: Suicide plagues French farmers

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Was Tanzanian billionaire's kidnapping 'a political warning'?

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OAS chief urges ICC to open formal probe into Venezuela crimes

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Down syndrome in France: 'People are ready for inclusion, institutions must catch up'

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Who is still going to Saudi Arabia's investment conference?

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Cameroon's Paul Biya wins seventh term in poll marred by low turnout

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The Gender Divide: Record number of women running in US midterms

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The Nativist: Trump warns of migrant 'emergency' ahead of midterms

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PERSPECTIVE

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 : 2018-10-09

'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 Western Front in World War I. The docu-feature tells the story of one French woman who is trying to trace her Indian roots.

By Nadia MASSIH

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2018-10-23 Perspective

Down syndrome in France: 'People are ready for inclusion, institutions must catch up'

France is noted as a world leader when it comes to education, with 23% of the budget earmarked for it. But it was only in 2005 that France changed its laws to make access to...

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2018-10-22 Perspective

Inside the mind of Bashar al-Assad: Author explores brutal dictatorship

He has traits of Latin American dictators, of leaders of former Eastern European regimes but he distinguishes himself through his unique propensity to violence. That's the...

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2018-10-19 Perspective

UK filmmaker on fate of unaccompanied minors in Calais

British filmmaker Sue Clayton's recent documentary "Calais Children: A Case to Answer" tracks unaccompanied minors at the infamous Jungle migrant camp in Calais. Clayton followed...

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2018-10-18 Perspective

Gay couple speak out on surrogacy: 'It's not about exploiting someone'

In this Perspective segment we're focusing on surrogacy. Our guests are David-Jean and Philippe Thareaut-Vigny, who became fathers to twin girls last year. Although a family...

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2018-10-17 Perspective

Protecting heritage land against mining companies

"The land is our identity, our heritage. The land is everything". That's the view of campaigner Nonhle Mbuthuma, who says she faces a life of constant intimidation and thanks God...

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