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Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somali president

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An interview with a French or international personality from the world of economics, politics, culture or diplomacy. Every Monday and Wednesday at 4.45 pm Paris time. Saturday at 7.45 am.

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Latest update : 2013-02-05

Mathieu Guidère, Professor of Islamic Studies, University of Toulouse

It's now been two years since a powerful wave of revolt swept across the Arab world, changing the political map. Yet the euphoria of that moment is gone, replaced by despair and disillusionment. So where have the revolutionaries gone? Douglas Herbert puts the question to Mathieu Guidère, a professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Toulouse and a specialist in radical Islam.

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2014-10-20 Ebola

Interview: Ebola 'a wake-up call', says World Bank chief

The latest World Health Organization figures show the Ebola outbreak has killed more than 4,500 people in the three worst-hit countries: Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. But...

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2014-10-18 Somalia

Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somali president

Somali troops backed by African Union forces have carried out a successful military campaign against al-Shabaab's strongholds in the country. But in recent days, the armed group...

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2014-10-15 climate change

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University

Jeffrey D. Sachs is the director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is also an economist and a special advisor to the UN Secretary-General Ban K-moon. Five years...

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2014-10-13 Russia

Andrei Grachev, Gorbachev's former adviser and spokesman

Andrei Grachev writes in a new book that he had a sad premonition at the time that Mikhail Gorbachev's dream of a new openness in Soviet life might abruptly end. The putsch would...

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2014-10-11 Ukraine

Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and political scientist

A little over a month after Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels signed a fragile ceasefire, the death toll in Ukraine's six-month war continues to climb by the day. Separatist...

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