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Nigerian elections: early results show close race

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"Slap in the face" for Socialists in French local elections

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Latest update : 2012-10-03

Ali Kazancigil, Political scientist and Turkey specialist

On Monday, modern Turkey's most powerful prime minister celebrated nearly a decade in office, and his last congress as AK party chairman. Recep Tayip Erdogan also hinted he might stand for president in 2014, a role that would give him wide-ranging powers if a new constitution is established. Political analyst Ali Kazancigil analyses Erdogan’s record and weighs his chances of becoming Turkey’s next president.

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2015-03-31 Ivory Coast

Investigations against pro-Ouattara camp to begin mid-2015, says ICC chief prosecutor

The ICC's Chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has had a few setbacks recently. The decision to drop the charges against Kenyan President Uhurru Kenyatta was seen as a major blow to...

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2015-03-30 ICC

UN Special Envoy to the Middle East: 'I leave the Gaza Strip in an even worse situation than before'

Robert Serry spent seven years as the United Nations coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process. He has just stepped down, delivering a gloomy final briefing to the UN...

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Erdogan: 'Turkey may provide logistical support to Saudi-led operation in Yemen'

Turkey could provide "logistical" support to the Saudi-led operation against Iran-allied Houthi rebels in Yemen, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told FRANCE 24 in an exclusive...

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2015-03-23 nuclear Iran

Daniel Pipes: 'Obama has quite a hostility towards Israel'

Daniel Pipes, president of the Middle East Forum and publisher of its Middle East Quarterly journal, shares Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's distrust of Tehran and his...

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2015-03-21 Armenia

Armenia slams Turkey over genocide centennial absence

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to change this year’s Gallipoli commemoration to coincide...

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