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France priest terror attack: Is Europe helpless?

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Horror in the church: Priest 'assassinated by barbarians'

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France church attack: Priest killed in Normandy, assailants dead

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Latest update : 2012-08-16

The Battle of Damascus (part 2)

It’s a long road to Damascus for France 24’s reporters. When they went into Syria last month with the rebels, they found danger and a lot of determination on both sides. But is fighting the only solution? François Picard’s panel is of two minds.

  • Sofia AMARA. Senior Reporter;
  • Haytham MANNA. President, National Committee for Democratic Change;
  • Radwan ZIADEH. Member, Syrian National Council - from Washington DC;
  • Ole SOLVANG. Human Rights Watch Phoner (from Aleppo, Syria).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Shamira Muhammad.

Watch the first part here.
 

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2016-07-26 France

France church attack: Priest killed in Normandy, assailants dead

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the latest attack in France in which two attackers invaded a church and killed an 86-year-old priest before being shot and...

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2016-07-25 Democrats (USA)

Democratic Convention: Can the Democrats now unite around Hillary Clinton?

As the Democratic convention starts, the FBI has opened an inquiry after thousands of Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails were leaked. Those emails have led to the...

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2016-07-20 Republicans (USA)

Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 1)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 2)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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2016-07-19 coups

The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 2)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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