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Latest update : 2011-01-27

After Tunisia, Egypt?

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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2014-09-01 protest

Pakistan Protests: Democracy put the test (Part One)

Pakistan's democracy is once again being put to the test. Security forces evicted protesters who has pushed state television off air earlier. It's part of daily protests to bring...

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2014-08-28 WHO

How to Stop Ebola: WHO Says Cases Could Exceed 20,000 (part 2)

Do you put West Africa under quarantine? As Ebola spreads, with Air France and British Airways both halting flights to Freetown's Lungi Airport, the argument is raging between...

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2014-08-28 Guinea Conakry

How to Stop Ebola: WHO Says Cases Could Exceed 20,000

Do you put West Africa under quarantine? As Ebola spreads, with Air France and British Airways both halting flights to Freetown's Lungi Airport, the argument is raging between...

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2014-08-06 China

US-Africa summit: Obama unveils $33 billion US investment plan for Africa

Over the past decade, sub-Saharan African countries have seen a staggering level of growth. So perhaps it’s no surprise that the US has been holding an unprecedented summit,...

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2014-08-27 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

What Next for Gaza? Lasting Ceasefire Agreed After 50 Days of War

After 51 days of war, both Israel's government and Hamas are claiming victory. A fledgling Hamas movement got a much-needed boost to its credentials as a resistance movement and...

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