Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s revered anti-apartheid leader and the country’s first black president, has died at the age of 95, President Jacob Zuma has announced.
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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.