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Latest update : 2011-06-07

Exclusive: Syrian Ambassador to France resigns (part 2)

A watershed moment ? Syria’s ambassador to France Lamia Chakkhour resigns live on show. François Picard’s panel reacts and discusses ways of avoiding an escalation of violence.

  • Lamia CHAKKOUR. Ambassador of Syria to France (by phone from Paris).
  • Elie HATEM. Professor of International Relations, Free faculty of law and economics in Paris.
  • Lina RAZZOUK. Syrian activist.
  • Anas ABDAH. Head of Damascus Declaration Abroad.
  • Nicholas NOE. Political analyst, Co-founder, Mideastwire.com.
  • Jasper MORTIMER. France 24 correspondent (by phone from Ankara).

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2018-06-21 François PICARD

Erdogan goes all in: The high stakes of Turkey's elections

In Turkey, it's all or nothing. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pulling out all the stops ahead of the first presidential poll since a constitutional reform put more power in the...

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2018-06-20 François PICARD

Children in cages: What drives Trump's family separation policy?

It's a land of immigrants whose leader seems to relish the outrage over his ever more radical border policy. Donald Trump tried to parlay the separation of migrant families and...

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2018-06-19 Europe

Ten days to save Merkel? German leader under pressure over border policy

It's a sit-down in a castle north of Berlin that was supposed to finally get eurozone reform on track, but the migrant crisis again stole the show. Angela Merkel and her cabinet...

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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2018-06-14 François PICARD

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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