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Latest update : 2011-04-14

Sarkozy's 'Freedom Agenda' (part 2)

France may have intervened in the name of democracy, but The Africa Report’s Patrick Smith argues that Laurent Gbagbo still controls the narrative, with his supporters painting Ivory Coast’s former president as the victim of the former colonial power.

  • Charles GIVADINOVITCH. National Secretary for the UMP.
  • Patrick SMITH. Editor in Chief, the Africa Report.
  • Tunde FATUNDE. Journalist, Guardian Newspaper (Lagos, Nigeria).
  • Walid PHARES. Professor, National Defense University (Washington).

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2015-08-27 Lebanon

The 'You Stink' movement: Lebanon garbage crisis sparks new wave of protests (part 2)

A breakdown in garbage collection has sparked angry protests, the likes of which Lebanon rarely sees. Demonstrators are putting aside entrenched sectarian differences and voicing...

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2015-08-27 Lebanon

The 'You Stink' movement: Lebanon garbage crisis sparks new wave of protests (part 1)

A breakdown in garbage collection has sparked angry protests, the likes of which Lebanon rarely sees. Demonstrators are putting aside entrenched sectarian differences and voicing...

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2015-08-26 migrants

Destination Germany: Asylum seekers and migrants reaching record high (part 2)

When 800,000 people show up unexpectedly, what do you do? As Germany braces itself for a record intake of migrants and asylum seekers, the chancellor travelled to a refugee...

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2015-08-26 Hungary

Destination Germany: Asylum seekers and migrants reaching record high (part 1)

When 800,000 people show up unexpectedly, what do you do? As Germany braces itself for a record intake of migrants and asylum seekers, the chancellor travelled to a refugee...

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2015-08-25 China

The Great Fall of China: World worries as financial bubble bursts (part 2)

Shanghai's financial markets are in freefall - down more than 7.6% on Tuesday, and more than 40% since June. It’s contagious, with a black Monday for global stocks and a steep...

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