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Rogues a-plenty at UN General Assembly

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'The door is open for dialogue with Madrid,' says Carles Puigdemont

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Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

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Kurdish independence referendum: What impact on the region?

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Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

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Are universities in Pakistan becoming a breeding ground for terrorism?

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Film show: 'It', 'Loveless', 'Nothing to Hide' and 'The Party'

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Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

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British PM expected to make offer to Brussels in upcoming speech

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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 : 2012-10-23

Will Lebanon erupt? (part 2)

How long can Lebanon keep a lid on it? In what looks like a spillover of the conflict in Syria, sectarian violence spikes following what could be Beirut’s most destabilizing political assassination since the killing of former prime minister Rafiq Hariri.

  • Elie ABDEL HAYE. Coordinator of the March 14th Coalition in France;
  • Pierre ROUSSELIN. Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Le Figaro;
  • Jonathan SPYER. Journalist. Author, "The Transforming Fire: The Rise of the Israel-Islamist Conflict" (from Jerusalem);
  • Hicham JABER. Head, Middle East Center for Studies & Political Affairs (from Beirut);
  • Javier ESPINOSA. Middle East Correspondent, El Mundo (from Beirut);

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

Watch the first part here.

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, the turn of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani to address the UN General Assembly. He needled Trump, picking up on...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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