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Greenpeace struggles after India freezes bank account

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Shiite militias on the frontline in Iraq

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FIFA's Blatter steps down amid South Africa 2010 World Cup bribery claims

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Defeating IS group: Back to the drawing board?

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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.

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DEBATE

Latest update : 2012-11-13

Syria's new opposition coalition

Does the deal done in Doha actually boost the legitimacy of Syria’s opposition abroad... and is it ultimately beholden to its benefactors in the Gulf States and Turkey? François Picard’s panel examines the prospects for the new coalition in light of a brutal escalation of fighting.

  • Rahaf HARFOUSH. Editorial Director, Syriadeeply.org;
  • Bruno GIRODON. Video Journalist and Senior Correspondent, France 2;
  • Barak BARFI. Middle East Independent Analyst, New America Foundation;

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel.

Watch the second part here.

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2015-06-02 Islamic State (IS) group

Defeating IS group: Back to the drawing board?

Nearly one year after jihadists took over vast swathes of Iraq and Syria, air strikes have had only a limited effect and Iraq's army's proved to be a shell of what it claims to...

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2015-06-01 Edward Snowden

NSA: Access Denied (part 2)

The US Senate has failed to extend Bush-era guidelines granting broad snooping powers to the National Security Agency. Last time, four years ago, the extension passed without a...

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2015-06-01 NSA

NSA: Access Denied (part 1)

The US Senate has failed to extend Bush-era guidelines granting broad snooping powers to the National Security Agency. Last time, four years ago, the extension passed without a...

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2015-05-29 Nigeria

Nigeria: Historic election, great challenges (part 2)

This week, the FRANCE 24 Debate heads to Nigeria for a special edition. From the fight against Boko Haram to the battle against corruption and poverty, Muhammadu Buhari, the new...

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2015-05-29 Nigeria

Nigeria: Historic election, great challenges (part 1)

This week, the FRANCE 24 Debate heads to Nigeria for a special edition. From the fight against Boko Haram to the battle against corruption and poverty, Muhammadu Buhari, the new...

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