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Paris Live

Paris Live, Monday 2 December 2019

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Interim Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez (R), and French prime minister, Edouard Philippe (L) shake hands at the opening of the United Nations COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain, 2 December 2019.
Interim Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez (R), and French prime minister, Edouard Philippe (L) shake hands at the opening of the United Nations COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain, 2 December 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

In today's Paris Live, we start with the COP 25 climate summit which opens in Madrid, Spain on Monday. Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez called on delegates from 200 countries to be courageous and to unite against “humanity’s common enemy”.

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We'll have a special focus on how France intends to deal with the issue of violence against women, having issued a raft of new measures which came from a three month consultation period.

There's a report from India's capital New Delhi, where in the face of extreme pollution, people are paying to breathe fresh air.

We have a special feature about Takhi or Przewalski horses, an endangered species of Mongolian horses living in the south of France.

And in African news, we hear why a campaign to raise awareness of violence against women in northern Nigeria has been stymied.

 

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