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Rogues a-plenty at UN General Assembly

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Kurdish independence referendum: What impact on the region?

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Are universities in Pakistan becoming a breeding ground for terrorism?

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Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

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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 : 2010-12-09

Arab Christians: a persecuted minority? (Part 2)

Christian communities have existed in the Arab world for centuries and make up the religious minority in many countries, such as Jordan, the West Bank, Egypt and Iraq. Already fragile, these groups are increasingly subject to persecution. For many, life is becoming too hard in their native lands and the only option is to leave.

Jean MAHER, Copt associations representative in France
Pierre WHALON, Bishop in charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe
Dr. Walid PHARES, Senior Fellow at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Author of "The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East" (to be published next week in the U.S.)

Programme produced by Diaraye Bah, Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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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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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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