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How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

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Film show: 'Star Wars, The Last Jedi'

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Evo Morales: US exit from Paris accord is 'unforgivable'

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Niger's Agadez: Pearl of the Sahara turned migrant hub

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Spain's Tagus river is drying up

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'Alabama sent a message to women'

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French MPs learn to meditate

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THE DEBATE

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

Latest update : 2012-07-23

The Syrian Stalemate (part 2)

Russia and China veto a Western-backed UN resolution on Syria as the fighting continues on the ground. How long will the diplomatic deadlock last? And how far will Assad go? ‎

  • Georges SABRA. Member, Syrian National Council;
  • Ziad MAJED. Adjunct professor of Middle East Studies, American University of Paris;
  • Robert MALLEY. Director of the Middle East Program, International Crisis Group (from Washington);
  • Marwa DAOUDY. Professor of Politics and International Relations of the Middle East, Oxford University (from Geneva);
  • Borzou DARAGAHI. Middle East Correspondent for the Financial Times (from Beirut).

Produced by Laura Baines, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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2017-12-13 Africa

How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

Timbuktu may be 4000 kilometers from Europe's shores... yet how to keep the Sahel safe is a question that needs answers on both sides of the Mediterranean. Nearly five years...

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2017-12-12 environment

One Planet Summit: Who's going to pay for the switch to renewable energy?

It's all fine and good to denounce fossil fuels and call for the switch to renewable energy. But who's going to pay for it? Two years after the Paris Agreement, world leaders are...

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2017-12-11 Middle East

Game changer? Middle East diplomacy after Trump's Jerusalem move

Since Donald Trump decided to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital last week, the entire Middle East appears on the verge of bursting into flames. Meanwhile, against the...

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2017-12-07 Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Peacemaker? Erdogan's historic visit to Greece

Even when Recep Tayyip Erdogan is supposed to be burying the hatchet, the Turkish president still somehow manages to take on all comers. He kicked off an historic two-day visit...

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2017-12-06 Israel

US President Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

US President Donald Trump has announced that his country is recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and is moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city. What is the...

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