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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time and Saturday at 7.45 am.

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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2017-10-18 Americas

Civil rights leader slams Trump over slain US soldier controversy

In an interview with FRANCE 24, veteran US civil rights leader Al Sharpton lashed out at President Donald Trump for allegedly making insensitive remarks to the widow of a US...

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2017-10-17 Americas

'Trump is the most powerful unifying force the Democrats could imagine'

Is Donald Trump falling apart? US media reports in recent weeks have portrayed a president who's losing the plot. Nine months into his presidency, polls show Trump is deeply...

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2017-10-13 Business

IMF chief: 'It’s the first time in a decade that we have such a strong recovery'

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), spoke to FRANCE 24 during the annual meetings of her institution and the World Bank in Washington....

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2017-10-11 nuclear Iran

Iran nuclear deal: What happens if Trump decertifies agreement?

Trita Parsi is a Middle East foreign policy expert. He is also the founder and president of the National Iranian American Council, which advised both the Obama administration and...

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2017-10-05 Middle East

Turkish FM: 'Barzani is risking the future of the Kurds in Iraq'

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said the Kurdish authorities' decision to hold a referendum on independence was a "grave mistake" that...

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