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Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

France's Macron likens divisions within EU to 'civil war'

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Sting and Shaggy on making musical magic together

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The citizens finding solutions to Lebanon's chronic waste crisis

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Head of UN entity probing war crimes in Syria speaks to FRANCE 24

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The future of work: How the gig economy is changing the jobs market

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PERSPECTIVE

'France has underinvested in early childhood education for many years'

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IN THE PRESS

'Badass': Accolades pour in for Southwest pilot who landed plane after engine failure

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IN THE PRESS

Emmanuel Macron in Berlin: Will Europe's superhero succeed?

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THE DEBATE

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

Latest update : 2011-09-15

Erdogan on tour: can Turkey set the Arab world straight? (part 2)

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.

Watch the first part here.

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2018-04-19 Turkey

Turkey's rush to the polls: Erdogan calls snap election to cement his power

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced he's bringing forward the elections - his aim is to cement his hold on power. His ambition is to become an executive president. His critics say...

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2018-04-18 Cuba

Cuba without a Castro: A new country on the horizon?

Cuba is preparing its change of leadership. Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to be the next president, which will bring an end to the Castro brothers' six-decade grip on...

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2018-04-17 Europe

Macron's Europe: French president compares EU divisions to 'civil war'

France now has its pro-reform president, Germany has its grand coalition. With Brexit ahead and populists on the rise, welcome to what some see as a "now or never" week for...

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2018-04-16 Syria

Mission accomplished? UK and French lawmakers divided over Syria strikes

With a limited one-off operation and no reported fatalities, all sides seem almost happy to read their lines. Syria's Assad is less afraid of the West, while the Russians and...

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2018-04-12 Middle East

Not if, but when? US, France, UK ponder Syria air strikes as Douma falls

If the intent of a suspected weekend chemical attack was to hasten the exodus from Douma, it certainly has worked. As scores evacuate Eastern Ghouta's last big town, Russia was...

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