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Why violence against women often goes unpunished in Turkey

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Latest update : 2010-10-29

US - Midterm elections: can Obama bounce back? - part 2

Polls point to major losses for the Democratic Party just one week before America votes in mid terms. Hundreds of senators, congressmen and governors are battling it out for a seat. The Republicans, who lost out badly two years ago, are seeking to restore their influence but find some of their veteran candidates being ousted by members of the Tea Party.

  • Meredith GOWAN LE GOFF, Chair, Democrats Abroad France
  • Guy NUMA, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • John R. MacARTHUR ,Publisher, Harper’s Magazine (Satellite from NYC)
  • John FONTE, Director, Center for American Common Culture, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute (By phone from Washington DC)

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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2017-07-12 Middle East

Tillerson to the Rescue: US Secretary of State in Qatar Crisis Mediation

Can Rex Tillerson's first big mediation effort bear fruit? The new US Secretary of State is trying to play peacemaker between Qatar and a quartet of angry Saudi-led neighbours....

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