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Liberia's president hails 'milestone' as UN peacekeepers withdraw

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State of British Politics 'Worse than Shakespeare'

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Latest update : 2012-11-01

Amel Boubekeur, Sociologist and expert on political Islam

As the West struggles to wrap its head around the repercussions of the Arab Spring, one issue that stands out is the increasing role of Islamists in all aspects of life. So how should Western leaders reframe their approach when it comes to dealing with Islamist politicians? Annette Young talks to Amel Boubekeur, a sociologist and the co-author of "Whatever Happened to the Islamists?"

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2016-06-29 Liberia

Liberia's president hails 'milestone' as UN peacekeepers withdraw

For the first time since the civil war ended in 2003, Liberia's security forces will on Thursday take over from UN peacekeepers. Over the past ten years, Liberia’s president...

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2016-06-29 Israel

Israel’s ex-intel chief: ‘Together, we can do a lot to make Middle East a better place’

The former head of Israel’s military intelligence welcomes Israel and Turkey’s deal to restore relations, saying it could help stabilise the region. He admits that Saudi and...

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2016-06-25 Panama Papers

Panama Papers scandal: 'This is a real crime'

The "Panama Papers" sent shockwaves across the world by shedding a crude light on the secretive world of tax havens. Thanks to an anonymous source, what is arguably the biggest...

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2016-06-22 Guatemala

'Justice is not revenge': Rigoberta Menchu on her fight for indigenous rights

Rigoberta Menchu has dedicated her life to promoting indigenous rights, particularly those of women in her home country of Guatemala and beyond. Her work earned her the Nobel...

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2016-06-20 refugees

'If you don’t solve problems, they will come to you,' UNHCR tells FRANCE 24

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) published its annual report Monday to mark World Refugee Day and the reality is grim: A record 65.3 million people have been forced...

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