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Paris: A city of heights?
You may be able to convince Londoners that a flashy new tower in the city is a good thing - but not Parisians.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2014 13:09 GMT
Aznavour: The last of the polyglot humanists
France's beloved balladeer, after 70 years of exporting nostalgia and Gallic charm, now advocates for Iraqi refugees.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2014 07:01 GMT
Au revoir to France's culture of discretion
In seeking to settle accounts with her ex-lover, has Valerie Trierweiler also damaged French democracy?
Last updated: 09 Sep 2014 11:49 GMT
Sarkozy: Victim of witch-hunt?
After Chirac and Strauss-Kahn, Sarkozy is the latest French politician embroiled in a scandal.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2014 10:19 GMT
'Winter Sleep': A wake-up call for Turkey's Erdogan?
Turkish film bags Palme d'Or award and Ankara's congratulations. But was it a metaphor for the country's social malaise?
Last updated: 26 May 2014 05:34 GMT
Cannes and the world we live in
Annual festival showcases films that help us understand the political turmoil and violence gripping the world.
Last updated: 18 May 2014 13:06 GMT
France's indomitable 'caviar leftists'
France's rebellious pampered Left, known as 'gauche caviar', will pose an arduous challenge to the new government.
Last updated: 06 May 2014 07:03 GMT
France: The new PM's 'fighting government'
Holding together a factious left is as monumental a task as resolving France's economic woes.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 07:23 GMT
French sex scandal to break public taboo
Accusations against Dominique Strauss-Kahn look set to change society's opinion on keeping politicians' lives private.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 13:24 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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