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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-10-29

The Arab World and its media (part 2)

Another 24 hour news channel in Arabic? As we extend our own coverage to 24 hours a day, we'll talk of the need for evolution, not revolution when it comes to free speech in the Arab world.

A debate with François Picard and guests:

Fouad Al OBAID, Columnist for Kuweit Times
Samir AITA, Chief Editor for the Edition Arabe - Le Monde Diplomatique
Nahida NAKAD, Head of France 24 Arabic Service
Mohammed HAWAS, Chairman of Sahara Group UK (http://www.saharagroupuk.eu/index.html), Candidate to the next Egyptian presidential election (2011) and candidate to the former one (2005) (via satellite from London, UK)
Lina BEN MHENNI, Tunisian blogger and Lecturer at Tunis University (By Skype from Tunis, Tunisia)

Programme prepared by Yi Song and Perrine Desplats

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2017-09-25 Kurdistan

Iraq's Kurds: Will referendum really lead to independence?

Polls have closed in Iraqi Kurdistan. Now that citizens have said "yes" to independence, what are they going to do with the result? President Massoud Barzani shrugged off...

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2017-09-21 independence

Confiscated vote? Escalation over banned Catalonia referendum

Authorities in Madrid have taken their standoff with Barcelona to a whole new level, raiding government offices, arresting Catalan cabinet members and confiscating 10 million...

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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