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Paris Live 7 February

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This picture taken on February 4, 2020 shows smoke plumes billowing from bombardment by the Syrian government forces and allies on the town of Sarmin, southeast of the city of Idlib in the northwestern province of the same name.
This picture taken on February 4, 2020 shows smoke plumes billowing from bombardment by the Syrian government forces and allies on the town of Sarmin, southeast of the city of Idlib in the northwestern province of the same name. Omar HAJ KADOUR / AFP

To start off todya' edition of Paris Live, we go to Istanbul as Turkey sends more troops and tanks to Syria's Idlib province in a bid to offset a humanitarian crisis with pro-Damascus forces advancing on the region. 

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We have the second part of an interview with Larry Sanders, older brother of US Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders where we discuss his vision for America, what we can expect from the Trump re-election campaign and the ghosts of the McCarthy witch-hunts of the 1950s. 

All the sports news with Paul Myers

A look ahead at this weeks edition of the Spotlight on France podcast with Sarah Elzas.

Our weekly rendez-vous with RFI Kiswahili and why the Magufuli government is rejecting opposition demands for the reform of Tanzania's electoral commission; 

Fridays For Future in Uganda, and 22 year old Ugandan climate activist following in the footsteps of the Swedish trail-blazer Greta Thunberg.

A special report looking ahead at elections in a linguistically divided Cameroon, due to take place this Sunday.

And as always what's trending on RFI English.com along with a sneak preview of this week's World Music Matters. 

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