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

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THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2012-08-22

Ethiopia after Meles

Meles Zenawi overthrew a dictator and became a darling of Western donors. But in the name of fighting Islamists in neighbouring Somalia, is the West too quick to look the other way when it comes to radical land reform, a crackdown on minorities and suppression of free speech?

  • Alexis MASCIARELLI. International Affairs Desk, France 24;
  • Frehiwot TSIGUE SHIFERAW. Former BBC correspondent in Ethiopia (from New York);
  • Ahmed MOEN. Associate Professor, Howard University (from Washington).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis.

Watch the second part here.

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2016-05-23 Austria

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 1)

It took the counting of absentee ballots for the former head of the Green party Alexander Van der Bellem to edge the Freedom Party's Nobert Hofer. But both sides are treating it...

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2016-05-23 Austria

Getting warmer: Far-right edged in Austria presidential election (part 2)

It took the counting of absentee ballots for the former head of the Green party Alexander Van der Bellem to edge the Freedom Party's Nobert Hofer. But both sides are treating it...

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2016-05-19 plane crash

Missing Egyptair plane: Flight from Paris to Cairo disappears in Mediterranean (part 1)

On Thursday morning, an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo went missing with 66 people on board. Search operations are continuing in the Mediterranean Sea to locate debris and...

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2016-05-19 plane crash

Missing Egyptair plane: Flight from Paris to Cairo disappears in Mediterranean (part 2)

On Thursday morning, an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo went missing with 66 people on board. Search operations are continuing in the Mediterranean Sea to locate debris and...

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2016-05-18 Cannes Film Festival 2016

Big screen, high stakes: Why the Cannes Film Festival matters (part 2)

Hollywood and Bollywood may rule, but once a year attention reverts back to the nation that invented motion pictures. The 69th Cannes Film Festival features a potent mix of...

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