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Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

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France's Macron likens divisions within EU to 'civil war'

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Sting and Shaggy on making musical magic together

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The citizens finding solutions to Lebanon's chronic waste crisis

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Head of UN entity probing war crimes in Syria speaks to FRANCE 24

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The future of work: How the gig economy is changing the jobs market

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'France has underinvested in early childhood education for many years'

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'Badass': Accolades pour in for Southwest pilot who landed plane after engine failure

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THE DEBATE

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

Latest update : 2011-01-17

Trying times in Lebanon (Part 2)

After Hezbollah quits Lebanon’s government of national unity, why are so many nations so deeply involved in what boils down to a murder trial? But as François Picard’s panel points out, Rafiq Hariri’s not just any victim and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon’s not just any jurisdiction.

  • Nahida NAKAD, Head, France 24 Arabic Service
  • Régis LE SOMMIER, Deputy Editor-in-chief, Paris Match
  • Nadim SHEHADI, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House (By satellite from London)
  • Paul SALEM, Director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut (By satellite from Beirut, Lebanon)

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Programme produced by Perrine Desplats and Yi Song.

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2018-04-19 Turkey

Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced he's bringing forward the elections - his aim is to cement his hold on power. His ambition is to become an executive president. His critics say...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba without a Castro: A new country on the horizon?

Cuba is preparing its change of leadership. Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to be the next president, which will bring an end to the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on...

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2018-04-17 Europe

Macron's Europe: French president compares EU divisions to 'civil war'

France now has its pro-reform president, Germany has its grand coalition. With Brexit ahead and populists on the rise, welcome to what some see as a "now or never" week for...

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2018-04-16 Syria

Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes

With a limited one-off operation and no reported fatalities, all sides seem almost happy to read their lines. Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and...

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2018-04-12 Middle East

Not if, but when? US, France, UK ponder Syria air strikes as Douma falls

If the intent of a suspected weekend chemical attack was to hasten the exodus from Douma, it certainly has worked. As scores evacuate Eastern Ghouta's last big town, Russia was...

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