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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-06-14

The Tweetweiler Affair (part 2)

Can a First Lady really speak her mind? Never before has the French president’s partner weighed in on political campaigns. But then again, never before has the president had to do damage control on a tweet directed against his ex.

  • Stephen CLARK. Journalist and writer. Author, "1000 Years of Annoying the French ";
  • Aude BARON. Editor-in-Chief, Le Plus - Nouvel Observateur;
  • Denis DEMONPION. Columnist, Le Nouvel Observateur;
  • Frederic WINCKLER. President, J. Walter Thompson Paris.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Wassim Nasr, Mary Colombel.

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2017-07-27 Venezuela

The Battle for Venezuela: Pressure mounting on Maduro ahead of sunday's vote

It used to be one of Latin America's wealthiest countries, but now the beleaguered nation of Venezuela is facing US-imposed sanctions. This comes as the country's opposition...

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2017-07-26 European Commission

Poland Judicial Reforms: EU keeping door open to sanctions on Warsaw

The battle between Poland and Europe continues with the European Commission saying it's keeping the door open to possibly triggering sanctions against Poland. This despite the...

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2017-07-25 Emmanuel Macron

The Macron Touch: Can the new French president be Libya's peacemaker?

It's being seen as a major diplomatic win for the French president, Emmanuel Macron. Hosting a meeting in Paris between Libya's two main rival leaders, he is seeking to be a...

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2017-07-24 Israel

Jerusalem Crisis: Who will play the peacemaker?

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians over Jerusalem's holiest site, Haram al-Sharif or the Temple Mount, has surged in recent days after Israel installed metal detectors at...

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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