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Kurdish independence referendum: What impact on the region?

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Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

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Are universities in Pakistan becoming a breeding ground for terrorism?

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Film show: 'It', 'Loveless', 'Nothing to Hide' and 'The Party'

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Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

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British PM expected to make offer to Brussels in upcoming speech

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French labour reforms: Will protests make Macron back down?

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'US threatens to totally destroy North Korea'

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Are hurricanes an uncontrollable phenomenon?

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THE INTERVIEW

An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

Latest update : 2012-05-02

Thanasis Priftis, Online campaign manager of PASOK (Greek Socialist Party)

The battle for the French presidency is finally coming to an end on May 6th. Meanwhile, in Greece, voters will elect their new Parliament the same day. Could this week be a turning point in politics? How far can citizens take back power through web campaigns and social media? Marjorie Paillon speaks to Thanasis Priftis, a Greek political and digital expert currently observing François Hollande's online campaign here in France.

Produced by Anthony Saint-Léger, Juliette Lacharnay

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2017-09-20 Middle East

Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

Falah Mustafa Bakir, the foreign minister of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government, spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. He...

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2017-09-20 Rohingyas

Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

Helle Thorning-Schmidt is Chief Executive of the NGO Save the Children International. She spoke to FRANCE 24 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. Over 400,000...

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2017-09-19 Europe

Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

Poland's foreign minister Witold Waszczykowski spoke to FRANCE 24's Marc Perelman on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. He discussed the ongoing stand-off...

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2017-09-16 women's rights

'Divided We Stand': The battle for women's rights in America

America is a highly polarised country these days but American historian Marjorie Spruill tells Annette Young that the nation's polarisation is no recent trend. As she explains in...

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2017-09-16 Middle East

Kareem, governor of Iraq's Kirkuk region: 'We're not afraid of threats'

FRANCE 24 correspondent James Andre interviews Najmaddin Kareem, the governor of Iraq's Kirkuk region, after the province voted to take part in the September 25 Kurdistan...

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