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Coping with cheap oil: Gulf countries cut spending as oil revenue drops

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Brazil's bumpy countdown to the Rio Olympics

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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 : 2011-12-30

Iraq faces sectarian crisis (part 2)

No sooner had the last American soldiers left Iraq than a major political crisis erupted, once again, along sectarian lines. Now the government coalition that took ten months to build is on the brink of collapse: the Sunni party is boycotting Parliament and a Shiite party loyal to Moqtada al-Sadr is calling for new elections. Can Iraq avoid breaking up?

  • Fouad Al-OBAID. Columnist, Kuwait Times;
  • James ANDRE. France 24 Journalist;
  • Myriam BENRAAD. Reseach fellow on Middle-East, CERI - Sciences Po. From Marseille, France;
  • Richard WEITZ. Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Political-Military Analysis, Hudson Institute. From Washington, US.

Watch the first part here.

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 1)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-27 Spain

The Spanish Indecision: Protest parties in stalemate with old guard (part 2)

Is Spain at a dead end? The king is poised to send voters back to the polls again, six months after the failure of coalition talks. In December, it was all of Europe that watched...

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2016-04-26 Chernobyl

30 years of fallout: Chernobyl and nuclear power (part 2)

30 years ago today, a botched safety test led to the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in eastern Ukraine. France, with its 58 nuclear reactors, is particularly...

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2016-04-26 Chernobyl

30 years of fallout: Chernobyl and nuclear power (part 1)

30 years ago today, a botched safety test led to the world's worst nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in eastern Ukraine. France, with its 58 nuclear reactors, is particularly...

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2016-04-25 Barack Obama

Obama's Europe: Growing isolationism on both sides of the Atlantic (part 1)

Meeting the leaders of Germany, Britain, Italy and France, Obama made his pitch for a free-trade deal between the US and Europe. It's win-win, he claims, but as time passes...

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