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Latest update : 2013-01-11

Jean d'Amécourt, Former French Ambassador to Afghanistan

The US has announced it is considering a complete pullout from Afghanistan after 2014. That, according to some Afghan politicians, will lead to civil war and the return of the Taliban. Our guest Jean d'Amécourt was France's ambassador to Afghanistan from 2008 until 2011. He tells Armen Georgian if these fears of a Taliban takeover are justified.

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2014-11-25 Tunisia

Tunisia’s Essebsi says ready to form pluralist govt

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, secular Tunisian politician Beji Caid Essebsi, who received the most votes in the first round of the presidential poll, vowed to form a...

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2014-11-25 Tunisia

Tunisia’s Essebsi ‘personifies old regime’, says rival Marzouki

Tunisia’s interim President Moncef Marzouki on Tuesday accused his opponent in the second round of the country’s presidential election of offering nothing less than a return to...

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2014-11-24 Ebola

David Nabarro, UN Special Envoy on Ebola

Liberia, where the first cases of Ebola were detected, recently lifted its state of emergency. But officials warn that despite some positive signs, the threat from the virus that...

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2014-11-20 Egypt

Egypt’s Sisi considering pardon for Al Jazeera journalists

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24 on Thursday, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he was looking into a presidential pardon for three Al Jazeera journalists...

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2014-11-18 Islamic State (IS)

Kurds need more heavy weapons to face 'brutal' IS group

In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Masoud Barzani, president of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, said Kurdish requests from the international coalition for heavy weapons in the...

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