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Eurozone debt crisis: heading towards a German Europe? (part 2)

"Europe is facing its toughest hour since the Second World War". Few would disagree with Angela Merkel. But not everyone is easy about the German government's leading role in trying to solve the debt crisis. Merkel wants the EU to have a greater say in how European economies are run, but is that direction now coming from Brussels or Berlin?

  • Anne-Marie LE GLOANNEC, Researcher, Sciences Po / CERI;
  • Yves BERTONCINI, General Secretary, Notre Europe;
  • Dr. Norbert WAGNER, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Paris;
  • Richard YUNG, Socialist Senator, member of the France-Germany Group;
  • Nigel FARAGE, MEP, Co-Chair, Europe of Freedom and Democracy Group.

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2018-06-19 François PICARD

Ten days to save Merkel? German leader under pressure over border policy

It's a sit-down in a castle north of Berlin that was supposed to be finally put euro zone reform on the rails, but the migrant crisis again steals the show. Angela Merkel and her...

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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2018-06-14 François PICARD

It's all kicking off: What expectations for Russia's World Cup?

The day has arrived. Russia is kicking off a month of planetary football madness at its own World Cup. Over the next month, at office water coolers, cafes and family gatherings,...

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2018-06-13 François PICARD

Franco-Italian rift: Conte, Macron row over stranded migrants

Will the new Italian prime minister still be coming for lunch on Friday? Amid an escalation with France's president over the refusal to take in stranded migrants in the...

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2018-06-13 Asia-pacific

Handshake for the ages: What to make of the historic Trump-Kim summit?

The first ever meeting between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader marked a de facto recognition of the North Korean regime. But it's still far from bringing lasting...

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