Jalal Talabani, Iraqi President, talks to Sylvain Attal about the future of Iraq's government following the recent power-sharing deal. President Talabani says he is refusing to sign the execution order for Tariq Aziz, former deputy prime minister under Saddam Hussein. Aziz, 74, was condemned to death last month.
Ahead of the first anniversary of the 2008 Georgian-Russian conflict, tensions are again running high. Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili tells FRANCE 24 that Russia has not finished its mission in Georgia.
In a FRANCE 24 interview, Morocco's Minister of Communication Khalid Naciri explains the government's decision to ban two magazines which published an opinion poll on the first decade of rule from the north African country's King Mohammed VI.
Marc Gentilini, former head of the French Red Cross and a professor of infectious diseases at Paris’s Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital, says the global attention given to Influenza A is “indecent” given the other health emergencies in the world.
Jean Ping, chairman of the African Union Commission, discusses his new book "Et l'Afrique brillera de mille feux" ("Africa will shine with a thousand points of light") , an account of the continent’s history and development.
The IMF has just approved 17 billions dollars in zero percent loans for low-income countries until 2014. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Managing Director of the IMF, explains the details in an interview with FRANCE 24.