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Latest update : 2011-02-10

French politicians caught out (part two)

French politicians suddenly find themselves caught out in a whole new way by change in the Arab world. Be it the foreign minister in Tunisia or the Prime Minister in Egypt, both enjoyed free rides and perks during their Christmas vacations.

Denis MacSHANE, Labour Member of Parliament (by satellite from London)
France 24 Europe editor Christophe ROBEET
Anna-Maria MERLO-POLI, Paris Correspondent, Il Manifesto
Anissa FERDJAOUI, Vice president, The Progressists' Youth Movement (party of French industry minister Eric Besson)

Click here to see part one

Produced by Perrine DESPLATS, Yi SONG, Louise McWATT, Anelise BORGES

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2017-12-13 Africa

How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

Timbuktu may be 4,000 kilometers from Europe's shores - yet how to keep the Sahel safe is a question that needs answers on both sides of the Mediterranean. Nearly five years...

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2017-12-12 environment

One Planet Summit: Who's going to pay for the switch to renewable energy?

It's all fine and good to denounce fossil fuels and call for the switch to renewable energy. But who's going to pay for it? Two years after the Paris Agreement, world leaders are...

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2017-12-11 Middle East

Game changer? Middle East diplomacy after Trump's Jerusalem move

Since Donald Trump decided to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week, the entire Middle East appears on the verge of bursting into flames. Meanwhile, against the...

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2017-12-07 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Peacemaker? Erdogan's historic visit to Greece

Even when Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supposed to be burying the hatchet, the Turkish president still somehow manages to take on all comers. He kicked off an historic two-day visit...

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2017-12-06 Israel

US President Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has announced that his country is recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and is moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city. What is the...

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