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Egypt's road to democracy: Uncertainty after ban on presidential candidates

The ban on 10 out of 23 candidates for next month’s Egyptian presidential election makes François Picard’s panel wonder whether the military will go quietly after the election, and - with the new constitution still up in the air – how much power the new head of state will actually wield.

  • Ahmed NAGUIB, Spokesperson for the Trustees Council of the Revolution and member of the Egyptian Tayyar party;
  • Myra DARIDAN, Egyptian author and researcher;
  • Alain GRESH, Deputy Director, Le Monde Diplomatique.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel
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2014-04-17 Algerian presidential elections

Algeria: What's the Choice? Incumbent Bouteflika Votes in Wheelchair (part 2)

Abdelaziz Bouteflika may get easily re-elected. Nonetheless, most Algerians will tell you that today's presidential election marks a new and perhaps more uncertain era. The...

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2014-04-17 Algerian presidential elections

Algeria: What's the Choice? Incumbent Bouteflika Votes in Wheelchair

Abdelaziz Bouteflika may get easily re-elected. Nonetheless, most Algerians will tell you that today's presidential election marks a new and perhaps more uncertain era. The...

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2014-04-16 Vladimir Putin

What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism

They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the...

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2014-04-16 Vladimir Putin

What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism (part 2)

They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the...

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2014-04-15 Nigeria

Nigeria's Battles

Just days after being crowned Africa's largest economy, Nigeria has been left reeling from the biggest attack yet on its capital. A Monday morning rush hour blast at a busy bus...

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