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Ben Ali on trial (part 2)

Will ousted leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali get a fair day in court? Tunisians regret that the first trial of a toppled Arab dictator is taking place in absentia, but hold out hope for a fair case in a country where some fear it may prove a convenient distraction on the rocky road to a new constitution.

  • Ezzeddine BEN AMOR. Tunisian High Court Attorney (from Sousse, Tunisia).
  • Marina OTTAWAY. Director, Middle East Program - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (from Beirut).
  • Lazare BEULLAC. Chief Editor, Maghreb Confidentiel.
  • Moncef CHEIKH ROUHOU. Professor of Economics and International Finance.

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2014-10-21 crime

Oscar Pistorius sentenced: Does the punishment fit the crime? (part 2)

A five-year sentence; at least eight months behind bars before early release. South African paralympic star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced in Pretoria after a trial that...

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2014-10-21 Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius sentenced: Does the punishment fit the crime?

A five-year sentence - he'll spend at least eight months behind bars before early release. South African paralympic star Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced in Pretoria after a...

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2014-10-20 Barack Obama

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds (part 2)

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-20 Syria

Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

On Sunday, the Pentagon announced weapons and medical deliveries to Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Kobani. The following day, Turkey's foreign minister announced...

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola - The spread of fear: Anxiety grows as Africa struggles to contain disease (part 2)

All hands are on deck to stop Ebola at the border. Following similar decisions by the US and Britain, France has announced airport screening for passengers coming from...

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