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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.

Latest update : 2012-09-18

Tunisia in turmoil: Split over anti-US violence

It’s where the Arab Spring began. Now will Tunisia’s moderate Islamist Ennhada party come out more forcefully against hardliners as a result of anti-US attacks? To some, the transitional government is overwhelmed by events; to others, it’s hostage to those in its midst who condone the hardliners.

  • Moncef CHEIKH ROUHOU. Member of Tunisia's Progressive Democratic Party (from Tunis);
  • Jalila HEGHLI-PEUGNET. President, Think Ahead for Tunisia;
  • Adnane BEN YOUSSEF. Representative of the Aljoumhouri Party in France;
  • Steve McINERNEY. Executive Director, Project on Middle East Democracy (from Washington).

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

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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