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The World this Week - September 12th, 2014

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Online reactions to the death of David Haines

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Abbottabad: Life after bin Laden

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IN THE PAPERS

Le Figaro: is it really possible to 'destroy' the Islamic State organisation?

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Hundreds of flights cancelled as Air France pilots strike

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Scotland: On the path to independence?

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Web users react to Obama's ISIL speech

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For Nicolas Sarkozy, the comeback will be televised

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

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Latest update : 2012-07-12

Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University

Armen Georgian meets Bernard Haykel, a prominent Middle East expert. Egypt’s parliament was hanging in legal limbo on Wednesday after the country’s top court overruled a presidential decree reinstating the dissolved house. Haykel says both the Muslim Brotherhood and the military are losing credibility. He also assesses Egypt’s foreign relations under Morsi and the prospects for better ties with Saudi Arabia.

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2014-09-10 Social Media

Erin Marie Saltman, Co-author of a Quilliam's report on online extremism

Recent videos showing a masked jihadist - speaking in English with a distinctive London accent - killing two US journalists have shocked the West. Erin Marie Saltman is a senior...

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2014-09-02 Syria

Ed Husain, Author of 'The Islamist'

The Islamic State organisation threatens to redraw the borders of the Middle East and impose a brutal and extreme version of Islam on the lands that it conquers. What needs to be...

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2014-09-03 Israel

Sameh Choukri, Egyptian foreign minister

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Choukri is on his first official visit to Paris, where he has met his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. Choukri says that "the current government...

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2014-09-02 Iran

Abbas Araghchi, Iranian deputy foreign minister

In an exclusive interview with France 24, Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi discusses the progress of talks on Tehran's nuclear programme. He says that both sides -...

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2014-08-30 diplomacy

Simon Serfaty, US foreign policy specialist

Barack Obama was elected to get the US out of wars; not start them. Hence his reluctance - shared by many of his fellow Americans - to jump head-first into every cauldron of...

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