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Latest update : 2011-10-17

Can Hollande beat Sarkozy? Socialists nominate "Monsieur Ordinary" (part 2)

With next May’s French presidential election shaping up as “Speedy Sarko” against “Monsieur Ordinary”, can the moderate Socialist, self-deprecating François Hollande actually win? François Picard argues over the style and substance of the candidates.

  • Thomas MELONIO. French Socialist Party National Council;
  • Denis DEMONPION. Editor-in-chief, Le Nouvel Observateur Magazine;
  • Marc PORTER. Vice President, Republicans Abroad France and Researcher at Euromed Management;
  • Denis MaCSHANE. Labour MP; Former British Minister of European Affairs - from LONDON.

Watch the first part here.
 

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2018-05-21 Europe

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2018-05-17 European Union

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2018-05-16 Americas

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2018-05-15 Middle East

To peace or catastrophe? Tensions rise in Gaza after US embassy moves to Jerusalem

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2018-05-14 Middle East

US embassy in Jerusalem: New era for the Middle East?

The United States officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel with the inauguration of the US embassy in the holy city on Monday, an event that coincided with...

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