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Russian influence, reforms, corruption: Challenges for Europe's Eastern partners

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Exclusive: Niger's president warns Malian state 'could collapse'

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WTO meets in Buenos Aires under cloud of US protectionism

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Macron Presses Netanyahu on Jerusalem

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French papers: 'Where is the right going' with Wauquiez as its new leader?

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Latest update : 2011-04-18

France - beyond the burqa ban (part 2)

As France starts enforcing a ban on the burqa, François Picard’s panel bemoans the lack of dialogue with those who practice the Muslim faith inside the EU nation with the highest Muslim population.

  • Jalila HEGHLI-PEUGNET. Researcher in Europe-Mediterranean partnership, American University of Paris.
  • Véronique RIEFFEL. Director, Institute of Islam cultures. Author, " Islamania"
  • Mildrade CHERFILS. Paris correspondent, Global Post

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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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2017-12-05 Brexit

Border bother: Theresa May scrambles to salvage Brexit breakthrough

On deadline day in Brussels, Theresa May was hoping for a breakthrough to finally take Brexit negotiations to the next level. But suddenly, the Northern Ireland’s first minister...

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2017-12-04 Yemen

Turning point for Yemen? Ex-president Saleh killed as alliance with Houthis crumbles

There seems to have been a turning point in the war in Yemen after Houthi rebels killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh as he fled the city following a breakdown of their...

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2017-11-30 Donald Trump

The New Normal? The consequences of Trump's anti-Muslim tweets

Is the president of the United States propagating religious intolerance? The short answer is yes, according to critics, after he retweeted videos from a British fringe far-right...

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