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Brussels' new headache: does EU equal democracy? (part 2)

A second attempt to oust the president of Romania in less than five years has sparked fears about the rule of law in the eastern bloc. Laura Baines and her panel discuss whether the EU is facing a challenge to democracy in its eastern wing, whether false hope was placed in Romanian democracy, and how the EU should react.

  • George-Frederick JEWSBURY, Historian & Associate Researcher at CERCEC (Research Center for Russia, Center Europe and Caucas);
  • Iulia BADEA-GUÉRITÉ, Romanian Editor at presseurop.eu;
  • Sorin IONITA, Political analyst , Expert Forum;
  • Corina STRATULAT, Policy Analyst, European Policy Centre think tank.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Wassim Nasr, Sara Bertilsson and Mary Colombel

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2018-05-21 Italy

Populist takeover: Italy approves unprecedented coalition

It's official. Italy's raising anchor and setting sail for unchartered waters...with Europe's boat rocked by an unprecedented populist coalition. President Sergio Mattarella is...

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2018-05-17 European Union

With friends like Trump... What's Europe's answer to 'America first'?

It's Donald versus Donald. The president of the European Council let loose on trade tariffs and the Iran nuclear deal ahead of an EU leaders' dinner in the Bulgarian capital on...

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2018-05-16 Americas

Maduro's Venezuela: Can Chavez successor ignore international pressure?

Venezuela is a democratic country with no runaway inflation, no collapsing health services, no population flight. That's what incumbent Nicolas Maduro told FRANCE 24's Marc...

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2018-05-15 Middle East

To peace or catastrophe? Tensions rise in Gaza after US embassy moves to Jerusalem

A terrible massacre or a state defending itself? The killing of at least 60 civilian protestors on the Gaza-Israel border has sparked outrage worldwide - except for in Israel and...

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2018-05-14 Middle East

US embassy in Jerusalem: New era for the Middle East?

The United States officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel with the inauguration of the US embassy in the holy city on Monday, an event that coincided with...

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