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Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations

Rioters and troops have clashed in Haiti amid accusations that Nepalese soldiers working for the UN mission there are responsible for the recent cholera outbreak. In this interview with Marc Perelman, Alain Le Roy, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations, strenuously rejects allegations that UN troops brought the killer-disease to the country.

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2014-11-20 Egypt

Egypt’s Sisi considering pardon for Al Jazeera journalists

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Thursday, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he was looking into a presidential pardon for three Al Jazeera journalists...

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2014-11-18 Islamic State (IS)

Kurds need more heavy weapons to face 'brutal' IS group

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masoud Barzani, president of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, said Kurdish requests from the international coalition for heavy weapons in the...

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2014-11-17 Islamic State (IS)

Olivier Roy, Professor at the European University Institute in Florence

Olivier Roy is a French expert on political Islam. But he is also an original academic, who criss-crossed Afghanistan in the 1970s and later during its war against the Soviet...

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2014-11-15 Syria

'No Syrian expected the crisis to last this long'

Mokhtar Lamani was the head of the office of the UN-Arab League Joint Special Representative in Damascus until last March. As such, he was in daily contact with both the...

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2014-11-14 Kenya

Kenyan FM Amina Mohamed: Al Shabaab is 'on the run'

Just over a year ago, Somali gunmen staged a four-day massacre in Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall. Since then, Kenya has been attacked several times by al Shabaab, including in...

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