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Welcome to Baghdad: divided Iraq hosts divided Arab League (part 2)

A consecration for a post-occupation Iraq or expensive window dressing? As Baghdad hosts the Arab League summit under tight security, the nation finds itself locked into a sectarian showdown that mirrors regional rivalries.

  • Ghassan ATIYYAH, Director of the Iraq Foundation for Development and Democracy (from Bagdad);
  • Daniel SERWER, Professor at John Hopkins University, Scholar at the Middle East Institute;
  • Walid PHARES, Professor, National Defense University;
  • Medhi LEBOUACHERA, AFP Journalist.

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2017-10-23 Cities

City power: The growing clout of big urban areas

Some 40 mayors from around the world are here in Paris for a City Lab conference, a way to network, share ideas and flex the collective muscle of municipal decision-makers. Many...

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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