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Mosul Offensive: New phase in battle for Iraq's second city (part 2)

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France's election: 'The Russians are doing what they can to bring down Macron'

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North Dakota: Sioux tribe stands firm against pipeline project

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Georgian foreign minister discusses ties with EU, NATO

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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 : 2013-01-17

Jean-Pierre Filiu, Professor of History, Sciences Po Paris

Jean-Pierre Filiu, author of "The New Middle East", explains just why Syria’s bottom-up revolt is different from Tunisia’s and Egypt’s bottom-up revolts - and why Syria’s uprising will have profound effects on regional powers such as Saudi Arabia.

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2017-02-20 France

France's election: 'The Russians are doing what they can to bring down Macron'

Alarmed by allegations that Russia meddled in the US presidential election, potentially swinging the vote in Donald Trump's favour, France's foreign minister warned Russia this...

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2017-02-18 NATO

NATO chief Stoltenberg: US is 'strongly committed to NATO'

In an interview with FRANCE 24 at the Munich Security Conference over the weekend, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the US commitment to NATO under President...

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2017-02-15 secularism

French secularism: A shield against religious extremism?

French journalist Caroline Fourest has written a new book in which she defends France's secular model against criticism that it is too rigid and stifles religious freedom....

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2017-02-10 Middle East

'Iran ready to stand up to US pressure', says adviser to Supreme Leader

Ali Akbar Velayati was Iran's foreign minister for 16 years, before becoming foreign policy adviser to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. He granted an exclusive interview to our...

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2017-02-08 Nuclear disarmament

Nuclear non-proliferation: Iran deal shows 'we can move mountains'

Dr Lassina Zerbo is the head of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation, a UN body created to police the world for any sign of nuclear tests. The CTBTO runs a...

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