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Rohingya crisis: Monks with an ultranationalist agenda

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Same-sex marriage in France: Popping the question too soon?

President François Hollande campaigned on legalising gay marriage. Yet it’s turning into a potential political minefield for both government and opposition with polls now showing wavering support for the idea. A draft law is expected to go before the Cabinet on Wednesday to amend the law to allow marriages between same-sex couples. Join Annette Young and her panel who discuss whether this country is ready for gay marriage.

  • Tom CRAIG, Member of Party ActUP Paris
  • Franck MARGAIN, Vice President of the Christian Democratic Party
  • Laurent CHAMBON, Political Analyst
  • Dr. Jean-Pierre DICKES, Catholic Doctors' Association of France

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    Programme prepared and produced by  Diaraye Bah, Yan Pusztai and Mary Colombel
     

 

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2017-09-21 independence

Confiscated vote? Escalation over banned Catalonia referendum

Authorities in Madrid have taken their standoff with Barcelona to a whole new level, raiding government offices, arresting Catalan cabinet members, confiscating 10 million ballot...

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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, it’s Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s turn to address the UN General Assembly. He criticised Trump’s "rogue...

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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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