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Latest update : 2014-06-20

Syria's Armenians: Christians Torn Between War-Hit Home and Exile (part 2)

Three years on, the Syria spillover has triggered a full-blown eruption in neighbouring Iraq, with Sunni radicals carving out vast swathes of territory. The whole of what was exactly one century ago the Ottoman Empire is already groaning under the weight of refugees and spiking sectarian tension. When a rocket falls in a Christian neighbourhood of Syria the effect is felt 780 km away in the capital of Armenia. We meet the refugees who are Armenian in name and Syrian by birth.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Douglas HERBERT

International Affairs Editor

Emre DEMIR

Paris correspondent, Zaman

Laurent LEYLEKIAN

Political analyst

Majid REAFIZADEH

Policy analyst and human rights activist

Fahed Ibrahim BACHA

Member of the Union of Syrian Democrats

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2017-10-23 Cities

City power: The growing clout of big urban areas

Some 40 mayors from around the world are here in Paris for a City Lab conference, a way to network, share ideas and flex the collective muscle of municipal decision-makers. Many...

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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