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Latest update : 2010-11-01

France Held Hostage in the Sahel (part 2)

Should France be in the Sahel? This region below the Sahara Desert, is rich in resources such as uranium; France is there in the form of the nuclear giant Areva, mining for the substance that is key to the French nuclear programme. But 7 workers were kidnapped from near the mine in Niger, taken across the border into Mali, held it is believed by the North African branch of Al Qaeda. Did Areva do all it could to ensure the safety of its staff?

 

A debate with Mark Owen and guests:
 
George KAZOLIAS, Instructor of Global Communications at the American University of Paris and Senior Producer for RFO, Africa
Tunde FATUNDE, Journalist for the Guardian Newspaper (Lagos, Nigeria)
Clovis CASALI, France 24 Correspondent (by phone from Niamey, Niger)
Douglas YATES, Professor of Political Science, American University of Paris (by phone from Paris)
 
 
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2015-06-01 NSA

NSA: Access Denied (part 1)

The US Senate has suspended extension of Bush-era guidelines granting broad snooping powers to the National Security Agency. Last time, four years ago, the extension passed...

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2015-06-01 Edward Snowden

The Debate

The US Senate has suspended extension of Bush-era guidelines granting broad snooping powers to the National Security Agency. Last time, four years ago, the extension passed...

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2015-05-29 Nigeria

Nigeria: Historic election, great challenges (part 2)

This week, the FRANCE 24 Debate heads to Nigeria for a special edition. From the fight against Boko Haram to the battle against corruption and poverty, Muhammadu Buhari, the new...

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2015-05-29 Nigeria

Nigeria: Historic election, great challenges (part 1)

This week, the FRANCE 24 Debate heads to Nigeria for a special edition. From the fight against Boko Haram to the battle against corruption and poverty, Muhammadu Buhari, the new...

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM meets Europe's leaders to plead his cause (part 2)

Lunch in The Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistle-stop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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