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The monk who saved thousands of precious manuscripts from IS jihadists

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Australian FM Bishop: In the fight against IS group, 'we are dealing with non-state actors'

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Are state-subsidised jobs the solution to France's rising unemployment?

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Nigeria currency scam: Anti-corruption agency arrests 20 bankers

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Women bare their legs in Algeria, and a suicide bomber attacks Shiites in Saudi Arabia

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THE OBSERVERS

Chinese tour guide goes on angry rant, and bees die en masse in Morocco

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'Will snoop for food'

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NSA: Access Denied (part 2)

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US Patriot Act partly expires as France strengthens surveillance

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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

Latest update : 2011-06-28

Peter Harling, Project Director for Iraq, Lebanon and Syria at the International Crisis Group

Marc Perelman interviews Peter Harling, Project Director for Iraq, Lebanon and Syria at the International Crisis Group. Based in Damascus, he is one of the few international observers who is able to follow the Syrian uprising from inside the country. He shares with us his views on the situation in Syria and the legitimacy of Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

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2015-06-02 Australia

Australian FM Bishop: In the fight against IS group, 'we are dealing with non-state actors'

Annette Young talks to the Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, about Australia’s role in the allies’ campaign against the Islamic State group; Canberra’s tough stance on...

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2015-06-01 USA

Gen Allen, US envoy to anti-IS group coalition: 'We are not supporting Shia militias'

FRANCE 24 spoke to US General John Allen – the special presidential envoy to the international coalition against the Islamic State group – about the origins of extremism, taking...

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2015-05-28 Jordan

Jordan 'needs more assistance' from international community for Syrian refugees

Imad Najib Fakhoury, the Jordanian minister of international cooperation, spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Jordan.

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2015-05-28 climate change

Paris UN climate conference 'will be a success'

Ahead of the UN Climate Conference in Paris in December, NGOs and business leaders gathered in the French capital to discuss their role in fighting global warming and promoting...

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2015-05-26 Nazis

Beate Klarsfeld: 'It was our duty to bring Nazis to justice'

Beate and Serge Klarsfeld are France's most famous Nazi hunters. They have just published their memoirs in French, where they recount their incredible story. Serge Klarsfeld is a...

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