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US envoy to UN tells France 24 Russia 'has walked away from diplomacy' on Syria

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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 : 2013-02-04

David W. Lesch, Professor of Middle East History

This week, UN-Arab League special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi warned the UN Security Council that Syria is "breaking up before everyone's eyes". To discuss this issue and what the future holds for the Assad regime, Marc Perelman speaks to David W. Lesch, Professor of Middle East History at Trinity University and author of "Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad".

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2016-12-08 Middle East

US envoy to UN tells France 24 Russia 'has walked away from diplomacy' on Syria

Outgoing US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power looks back at her time in office, marked by the international community's failure to end the conflict in Syria. Power...

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2016-12-08 Juan Manuel Santos

Colombia's President Santos: Nobel Peace Prize 'a gift from God'

In an exclusive interview, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos tells FRANCE 24 how winning the Nobel Peace Prize helped him to resurrect a deal to end decades of bloody war...

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2016-12-07 Aleppo

France's ex-foreign minister talks Syria, Iran and climate change

France’s former Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius talks to FRANCE 24 about the missed opportunities in resolving the Syrian crisis, the threats facing the Iranian nuclear deal and...

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2016-11-30 France

State secularism in France: Liberty, equality, religious neutrality?

Our guest Jean-Louis Bianco is the head of the observatory or watchdog for France's unique brand of secularism. He says the 1905 law on the separation of church and state is...

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2016-11-26 prisons

France making 'no serious attempt to identify radicalised prisoners'

Last November, France was hit by the worst terror attacks in its modern history, which left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded. Afterwards, President Hollande declared: "We...

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