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Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Is this the end of Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period?

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Macron's air force uniform draws Tom Cruise comparisons

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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 : 2011-03-16

Cataclysm in Japan

In the face of its worst disaster since World War Two, faced with a major nuclear accident and rolling power outages, François Picard’s panel explains why Japan has shown amazing resilience. But will a nation that for two decades has been struggling to get out of the economic doldrums fall into irreversible decline or come out of it all galvanized?

A debate with François Picard and Guests:

Jean-François Di MEGLIO, President of the Asia Centre, CERI Sciences-Po
Ken MORI, Director, France News Digest
Dr. Nissim OTMAZGIN, Lecturer at the Department of East Asian Studies and Asia Unit Coordinator for The Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (by satellite from Jerusalem)
Paul CONNEALLY, Media and external communications manager of the IFRC, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (by Skype from Geneva)

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Program prepared by Perrine Desplats and Bilal Tarabey

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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