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Egypt's presidential poll: The revolution, Part II

Fifteen months after Hosni Mubarak's fall, the second act of Egypt's revolution is underway. Millions of Egyptians are choosing a president in the first free elections in the country's 5,000-year history. Douglas Herbert and his panel discuss whether the newly elected president will have a chance of healing divisions while tackling poverty and fighting violent crime.

  • Shahira RIGAUD, Member of Coptic Solidarity, France
  • Bernard HAYKEL, Professor of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
  • Eric TRAGER, Next Generation Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

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    Programme produced and preapred by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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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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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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