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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 : 2011-01-27

After Tunisia, Egypt? (part 2)

With a social network-powered protest, an ageing president and an election due in September, is Egypt en route to becoming another Tunisia? Not quite yet, warns François Picard’s panel, but the warning signs are there, especially if the cost of living keeps rising with oil prices and inflation.

A debate with François Picard and guests:

Eberhard KIENLE, Grenoble-based political scientist at French National Research Center (CNRS)
Ygal SAADOUN, Former France 24 Cairo Correspondent
Essam EL ERIAN, Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson
Lahcen ACHY, Senior economist, Carnegie Middle East Center

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Programme prepared by Yi Song and Perrine Desplats 

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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