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French court rules #burkini ban 'clearly illegal'

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2011-09-15

Erdogan on tour: can Turkey set the Arab world straight?

Turkey's prime minister is enjoying rock star status on his "Arab Spring" tour of Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. Is Recep Tayyip Erdogan carving out a bold new role for his nation or - as Yedioth Ahronoth's Gil Mihaely puts it - has Erdogan simply been dealt an excellent hand?

  • Gil MIHAELY. Columnist, Yedioth Ahronoth;
  • Mervé OZDEMIRKIRAN. Turkish lecturer of Political Sciences at Sciences Po Paris;
  • Elie ABDEL HAYE. Executive Committee, Lebanese Forces;
  • Mustafa AKYOL. Columnist for Star and Hurriyet Daily News, Author of "Islam without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty" - from Istanbul.

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-24 Syria

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-24 Fethullah Gulen

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-23 Syria

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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