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The Toulouse shooting and the French presidential race

After the Toulouse school shooting, almost all the major candidates for French presidency have suspended their campaigns. François Picard's panel wonders whether the tragedy will soften the rhetoric of a race that, for many, has taken a divisive tone.

  • Waddick DOYLE, Professor and Chair of Global Commincation Department, American University of Paris;
  • Régis LE SOMMIER, Deputy Editorial Director, Paris Match;
  • Bernard KANOVITCH, Chair of the Committee for relations with the Moslem community, Jewish umbrella group CRIF;
  • Viteke KNOOP-RACHLING, Paris Correspondent, Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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