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Saudi Arabia's 'Prince of Chaos'

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Macron's government, take two: 'Reviewed and corrected'

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THE INTERVIEW

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 : 2012-12-20

Alain Lamassoure, former French minister for European affairs

Christophe Robeet speaks to Alain Lamassoure, an influential MEP who currently chairs the European Parliament’s Committee on Budgets. Lamassoure says 2012 has been a decisive year for the EU and urges François Hollande to show more leadership in dealing with the eurozone crisis. He calls France’s fiscal policies irresponsible and defends French actor Gérard Depardieu’s decision to take up Belgian citizenship.

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2017-06-21 Europe

Former UK police chief: 'We are facing disorganised terrorism'

Sir Hugh Orde is a former British police chief who was at the forefront of the fight against terrorism, working at Scotland Yard in London and as chief constable in Northern...

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2017-06-21 Middle East

Exclusive: ‘No turning back’ on independence vote, Iraqi Kurdish leader tells FRANCE 24

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan Massoud Barzani says he will not back down on plans to hold a referendum on the semi-autonomous...

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2017-06-16 Donald Trump

'Putin is deadly serious about attacking US democracy'

Former US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who served under Barack Obama, spoke to FRANCE 24 about alleged Russian meddling in the US election, Donald Trump's time in...

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2017-06-14 Americas

'Venezuela is a dictatorship', says wife of jailed opposition leader Lopez

As Venezuela enters its third month of anti-government protests that have left almost 70 people dead, the wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez granted an interview to...

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2017-06-10 Brexit

Northern Ireland's DUP 'are getting a stranglehold on the UK government'

Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to Tony Blair and former UK chief government negotiator on Northern Ireland, gave FRANCE 24 his reaction to the hung parliament in the...

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