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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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2017-07-20 Poland

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Alarm bells across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament approved a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices, this after...

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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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