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Latest update : 2012-08-29

Frank M. Newport, Editor-in-Chief of Gallup

The US presidential race is entering the home stretch to November 6th, with back-to-back party conventions over the next two weeks. Recent history shows that the candidate with an edge going into the conventions tends to win the election. But what happens when the race is this tight, with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney neck-and-neck in the polls? Douglas Herbert asks Frank M. Newport, Editor-in-Chief of polling firm Gallup.

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2016-09-28 US Presidential Election 2016

Ex-CIA director 'very worried' by prospect of Trump presidency

Former CIA director Michael Hayden is one of 50 national security experts who served in Republican administrations and recently signed a letter saying that Donald Trump would be...

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2016-09-24 counter-terrorism

Women terrorists are 'probably the future', says ex-CIA agent

France recently arrested several women and teenagers suspected of terrorist plots. Is the stereotype of the male terrorist outdated? Our guest Marc Sageman is a former CIA agent...

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2016-09-25 Turkey

Turkish foreign minister says troops to move further into Syria

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Ankara is planning to send troops 45 kilometres into Syrian territory to establish a no-fly zone...

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2016-09-21 European Commission

EU ethics committee 'should move fast' on Barroso's Goldman Sachs job

European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, has launched an unprecedented investigation into whether his predecessor, José Manuel Barroso, broke EU rules by taking a job...

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2016-09-20 Hungary

Hungary 'will never accept mandatory quota system' for migrants

Hungary will hold a referendum on October 2 on whether to accept mandatory EU quotas for relocating migrants. Péter Szijjártó, the Hungarian foreign minister, tells FRANCE 24 why...

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