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France 24: French international news television network
France 24 is a French state-owned international news television network based in Paris. Its channels broadcast in French, English, Arabic, and Spanish and are aimed at the overseas market, similar to BBC World News, DW, Press TV, RT and VOA.

Gavin Yamey on France 24 for the US presidential election. [Video]

Gavin Yamey on France 24 for the US presidential election.

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In Lesbos, France 24 meets refugees bound for mainland after Moria blaze [Video]

In Lesbos, France 24 meets refugees bound for mainland after Moria blaze

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Lesbos migrant camp fire: France 24 meets unhappy residents of replacement facility [Video]

Lesbos migrant camp fire: France 24 meets unhappy residents of replacement facility

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French jihadists are active in Battle of Idlib in Syria, FRANCE 24 reports

French jihadists are fighting in the Battle of Idlib against the Syrian regime. They are following orders from the French jihadi recruiter Omar Omsen, who claimed independence from the Islamic State..
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Asia Bibi, Pakistani Christian woman jailed for blasphemy: 'I forgave all those who harmed me'

Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi spoke to FRANCE 24’s Marc Perelman on the eve of her meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.  Sentenced to death for blasphemy in 2010 and acquitted eight years..
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Former French PM Fillon tells Paris court ‘fake jobs’ scandal caused ‘irreparable damage'

François Fillon, once the front-runner to become France’s president but who fell from grace after being accused of wrongfully putting his wife on the payroll in a “fake jobs” scandal, told a..
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The Naples housing estate that wants to forget its mafia past

A symbol of the power of the Neapolitan mafia, the "Vele" buildings in the Scampia neighbourhood are to be demolished. A way for the southern Italian city to put its mafia past behind it, as FRANCE..
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Margaret Atwood: ‘The people who suppress women also pretend there is no climate crisis’

Multi award-winning Canadian author Margaret Atwood is often cited as one of the most powerful and prophetic voices writing today. She’s the creator of contemporary literature's most chilling..
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Exclusive: Mali’s president acknowledges dialogue with jihadist leaders

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 and Radio France Internationale (RFI) Monday, Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita acknowledged, for the first time, that his government had opened up a..
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Iraqi Kurdistan PM Barzani warns of 'great possibility' of IS group returning

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masrour Barzani, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, warned "there is a great possibility for ISIS (the IS group) to come back" and urged the..
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Au revoir, Europe: Britain heads into uncharted waters as it leaves the EU

As Britain starts its life outside of the European Union, FRANCE 24's Talking Europe presents a special Brexit edition live from London.
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Brexit: FRANCE 24 's live coverage as Britain begins a new era

Great Britain became the first country to leave the European Union at midnight Brussels time on Friday. Watch FRANCE 24's special coverage for reactions and analysis in the aftermath of this historic..
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India: Eleven years after Mumbai attacks, scars still visible

More than a decade after ten terrorists from Pakistan brought India’s financial capital Mumbai to a halt for nearly sixty hours, our team revisited the metropolis. They found that the scars of those..
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Lebanese central bank governor discusses country's financial crisis

With Lebanon bogged down in a serious economic crisis, Lebanon's Central Bank Governor Riad Salamé granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 in Beirut. He discussed the financial situation of the..
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'We're not turning our back on Europe,' UK ambassador to France tells FRANCE 24

The British ambassador to France, Edward Llewellyn, spoke to FRANCE 24 at the embassy in Paris ahead of Brexit Day. He insisted that even if the UK is leaving the EU, it would remain "a member of..
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VIDEO: A chilling tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp

More than 1.1 million men women and children – most of them Jews – perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau. It was the largest of the thousands of concentration camps dotting Nazi-occupied Europe during..
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Live: Macron inaugurates wall of names at Paris Holocaust memorial

As the world marks 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, where more than a million people perished during the Holocaust, join FRANCE 24 for live coverage of the solemn..
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Lebanon’s ‘Mother of the Revolution’ ready to cling on until real change comes

Leila Boubess became an icon of Lebanon’s protest movement when a photograph of her trying to prevent an arrest went viral last year. More than 100 days after she took to the streets demanding..
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Week in Review: Auschwitz remembered, hacktivism and Jean-Paul Gaultier takes a final bow

FRANCE 24 commemorates the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, takes a look at the demise of hacktivism and pays tribute to French fashion icon Jean-Paul Gaultier, who this week bid adieu..
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Davos Debate: Tackling the digital tax dilemma

As the United States and France agree to a truce in their dispute over the French tax on big digital companies, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire joins a special FRANCE 24 debate from the World..
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Holocaust survivor Dita Kraus: 'For children, Auschwitz was less horrible than for adults'

As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, FRANCE 24's Jerusalem correspondent sat down with Dita Kraus, a survivor of the Nazi concentration camp in Poland.
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LIVE: Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz's liberation as world leaders visit Jerusalem

Follow FRANCE 24’s special coverage as world leaders and Holocaust survivors were set Thursday to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz, the World War II death camp where the Nazis killed..
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'The Last Ones' : Listening to survivors of the concentration camp

FRANCE 24 commemorates the 75th anniversary of the camp's liberation with "The Last Ones", a series of portraits of the camp's last survivors by documentary film-maker Sophie Nahum. 
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Top US cybersecurity official warns of threat posed by China's Huawei

Robert Strayer, the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Cyber and International Communications and Information Policy, granted an interview to FRANCE 24 in which he discussed the threat posed..
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Thousands of asylum seekers waiting in streets, makeshift camps around Paris

After an asylum seekers’ camp in northern Paris was cleared last November, France plans to continue to break up others across the country. Although the number of places in shelters has doubled, with..
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Israeli army ‘had no role in Soleimani killing,’ IDF spokesperson tells FRANCE 24

The Israel Defence Forces played no part in the killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani, IDF’s international spokesperson Jonathan Conricus tells FRANCE 24’s Middle East Matters programme, describing..
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Ghett'Up: Bringing the US to the French suburbs of Seine-Saint-Denis

FRANCE 24's new show Banlieue Project is a platform for residents of France’s disadvantaged suburbs to tell their own stories. We provide the camera and they film their experiences to break down..
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Exclusive: ‘We cannot afford instability in our part of the world’, King Abdullah II of Jordan tells FRANCE 24

King Abdullah II of Jordan sat down for an exclusive interview Sunday with FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman to discuss a number of issues including the escalating tensions between Iran and the US, the..
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Live: Carlos Ghosn speaks to FRANCE 24 in Beirut

Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn shocked the world when he escaped from Japan, where he was awaiting trial on financial misconduct charges, to Lebanon just before the New Year. Speaking publicly for the..
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Iraq is at the centre of US-Iran tug of war, and Trump's re-election campaign

One of US President Donald Trump’s central campaign promises was to extricate the US from extended military entanglements. Now, in light of rising tensions with Iran and Iraq, the US is sending over..
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The best of FRANCE 24’s Reporters in 2019

Over the past twelve months, FRANCE 24’s journalists have brought you exclusive stories from the four corners of the world. In this year-end edition, we present you with seven of our top reports.
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France 24’s Spanish language channel doubles its airtime

FRANCE 24 is doubling its daily broadcast on its Spanish language channel. It launched this new extended schedule at 6pm Bogota time (12pm Paris time) on Friday, December 20.
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Refugees in France: When cooking helps with integration

A catering company in Paris has decided to only hire refugees and asylum seekers in its kitchen. Over a dozen cooks prepare meals from their home countries, making for a wide-ranging menu...
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New Delhi students rally against ‘highly discriminative’ citizenship law

FRANCE 24 reports from a New Delhi protest against India’s controversial citizenship law, which has sparked mass demonstrations nationwide.
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Exclusive: ICC chief prosecutor sends warning to Libyan strongman Haftar

In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with FRANCE 24, the International Criminal Court's Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda discussed the ICC's ongoing cases regarding Libya, Ivory Coast, the..
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UK voters head to polls for 'Brexit general election'

British voters are casting ballots in what is widely known as the Brexit general election. Conservative leader Boris Johnson needs a majority of seats in the House of Commons to be able to implement..
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'Russia is a strategic adversary,' says former NATO chief Rasmussen

In an interview with FRANCE 24, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the recent NATO summit in London. He reacted to French President Emmanuel Macron's comments about the..
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Hip-hop star Akon: 'I’ve always wanted to put out multiple albums at the same time'

He's one of the world's hip-hop superstars. Akon sat down with FRANCE 24's Amobé Mévégué to talk about the release of not one, not two, but three new albums. The author of the 2005 hit single..
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‘The rhetoric is dangerous’: Female candidates face toxic politics in Brexit Britain

More than three years after the murder of MP Jo Cox by a far-right supporter, female candidates in Britain’s Dec. 12 general election face an increasingly hostile climate – an alarming trend many..
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Libya: The infernal trap

FRANCE 24 brings you an exclusive documentary filmed in war-torn Libya by Catherine Norris Trent, Julie Dungelhoeff and Abdallah Malkawi. This special report takes you to the front lines of the..
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Fragile hopes for peace in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky is meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time at a summit in Paris. The aim is to restart the peace process in Ukraine's eastern Donbas..
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'Children's shipwreck': Italian maritime authorities in the dock, six years on

An unprecedented court case gets under way this Tuesday in the Italian capital Rome. Two Italian officers – one from the Italian navy and the other from the coastguard – are accused of manslaughter..
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The story of Brexit by four British literary giants

Once upon a time, four British rock stars of the book world - Ken Follett, Lee Child, Jojo Moyes and Kate Mosse - decided to go on an anti-Brexit European crusade to keep hold of their links with..
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'LibertĂ©, ÉgalitĂ©, Phoenix!': French band chronicle their journey in new book

French band Phoenix helped define the sound of an era. Over the last twenty years, they’ve evolved from an edgy act from Versailles to one of the most influential and popular French bands, touching..
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'Our democracy is under threat', former Cambridge Analytica employee tells FRANCE 24

Brittany Kaiser is a former employee of the British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, which is now notorious for its involvement in the election of Donald Trump and in the Brexit..
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S-400 missile dispute: ‘Washington fears Turkey will pass secrets on to Russia’

Turkey is due to begin testing its Russian missile defence system, despite repeated calls from the United States that it could lead to sanctions. FRANCE 24’s Jasper Mortimer explains why the issue..
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FRANCE 24 on femicide: Our stories on violence against women

France is one of the European countries with the highest number of femicides. It's estimated that a woman is killed by her partner or former partner every three days. On the international day for the..
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'War's an opportunity': James Ellroy on the darkness at the heart of 'This Storm'

He calls himself the "Demon Dog" of crime fiction: James Ellroy is as confounding and charismatic as one of his own literary creations. The author sits down with FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear to..
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Gaza held ‘hostage’ by Netanyahu's domestic political agenda

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is using an offensive against a Palestinian militant group in Gaza to try to patch together a coalition of national cohesion, Leila Shahid, the Palestinian..
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Thirty years later, spirit of 1989 lives on in eastern German city of Leipzig

The fall of the Berlin Wall, on November 9, 1989, has its rightful place in the history books. But a month earlier, it was a little further south, in Leipzig, that the first major protests took place..
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Inside Chile's unprecedented protest movement

For the past month, Chile has witnessed unprecedented mass protests. Demonstrators are angry at the ultra free-market model established during the Pinochet dictatorship, which remains in force today..
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HK protesters have 'the university to themselves', says France 24's Oliver Farry from barricaded campus

As anti-government protests continue in Hong Kong, students and other demonstrators took over major school campuses his week, building barricades on at least five campuses and stockpiling petrol bombs..
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Exclusive: The role of art in the reconstruction of war-torn Libya

In the fifth of FRANCE 24’s special reports from Libya, Eric de Laverne and Wissam Charaf explore the cultural reconstruction in the eastern city of Benghazi and ask if art can help to restore unity..
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