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The new normal: FRANCE 24 reports from Belarus to Burundi

By France24
14 November 2020   |   6:54 am
In our show "The New Normal", which examines the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond, FRANCE 24 brings you four reports from our correspondents around the globe.

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