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Macron on migration: Humanism or closed-border policy?

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Strict controls behind Denmark's generous unemployment benefits

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Remembering Cranberries star Dolores O'Riordan

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Irony? Lebanon bans Steven Spielberg's film about censorship

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Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

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Case dismissed against French troops accused of child rape in Central African Republic

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Spain set to overtake US in tourism rankings

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#MeToo and mixed messages

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Stolen medication sold on black market in Mexico

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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 : 2012-08-17

Syria Spillover (part 2)

Are Lebanon's fears of being dragged into Syria's conflict becoming reality? With Lebanon's leaders unable to prevent tit-for-tat cross-border kidnappings, François Picard’s panel looks at what the possibility of regime change in Damascus may mean for its neighbour, and in particular for Assad ally Hezbollah.

  • Hisham JABER. Director, Center for Middle East Studies (from Beirut);
  • Elie ABDEL-HAYE. Coordinator, 'March 14 Forces' (opposition);
  • Pierre ROUSSELIN. Senior Editor, Le Figaro
  • David SCHENKER. Director, Program on Arab Politics, The Washington Institute (from Washington).

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

Watch the first part here.

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2018-01-16 Emmanuel Macron

Macron on migration: Humanism or closed-border policy?

Emmanuel Macron made his first visit to Calais as President of France. After talking with some migrants and listening to their stories, Macron said he would not allow another...

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2018-01-15 Africa

Tunisia's revolutionary fire: Fresh protests, seven years after Arab Spring

It's been seven years since the uprising that saw a wind of change blow across North Africa. The Arab Spring began with the exit of Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali in Tunisia. Nine...

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2018-01-11 Europe

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Germany has been in a holding pattern since September 24, when citizens voted in a general election where the big centre-right and centre-left blocs underperformed badly. And...

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2018-01-10 Emmanuel Macron

Conspiracy theories: How to sort truth from fiction?

Long before there was the internet, there were conspiracy theories: neatly-bundled stories to explain events that are hard to swallow. So why does a new survey show that a...

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2018-01-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron in China: Much more than a state visit?

France's president is in China for three days, in what might seem like the snapshot of a world order in flux. For starters, there was a press conference - which wasn't the case...

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