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A show from Brussels with two MEPs facing off and an interview with a European leader. Produced in partnership with the European Parliament. Saturday at 12.10 pm.

TALKING EUROPE

TALKING EUROPE

Latest update : 2011-07-11

Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Christophe Robeet interviews the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Thorbjørn Jagland. He asks him to comment on the release of French hostages Hervé Ghesquière and Stéphane Taponier, who were abducted in Afghanistan 18 months ago. Jagland also tells France 24 what his organisation can do to assist the democratic transition in Arab countries.

Produced by Anastassia Metral

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2016-09-23 tourism

Greece’s minister of tourism: ‘Tourism is a government priority’

Elena Kountoura, Greece’s minister of tourism, talks about how her country is working to revive the economy by attracting holidaymakers. So far, the strategy has been successful,...

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2016-09-23 Paris attacks (Nov. 13)

Terrorism, strike actions and migrant crisis: Is the EU becoming less attractive to tourists?

The summer of 2016 proved to be a particularly difficult season for tourism in France – hit hard by recent terror attacks, natural disasters (such as the flooding in Paris) as...

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2016-09-17 defence

Security and defence: Has the time come for an EU army?

French and German defence ministers have announced plans for a European defence union - complete with military headquarters, ready-to-deploy troops, and even its own budget....

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2016-09-16 migrants

EU commissioner for migration: ‘All EU states should help solve migrant crisis’

Dimitris Avramopoulos, the EU’s commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, speaks out about the migration crisis in Europe. According to him, the EU-Turkey...

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2016-09-09 Economic crisis

EU economy: Is the north punishing the south?

The EU is sleepwalking towards a cliff - words of warning from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who says austerity rules are creating inequalities across the bloc. Greek...

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