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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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2017-09-21 independence

Confiscated vote? Escalation over banned Catalonia referendum

Authorities in Madrid have taken their standoff with Barcelona to a whole new level, raiding government offices, arresting Catalan cabinet members, confiscating 10 million ballot...

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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