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Latest update : 2013-02-08

Monzer Makhous, Syrian National Coalition's ambassador to France

As fighting intensifies near Bashar al-Assad’s seat of power in Damascus, Monzer Makhous, the Syrian National Coalition's ambassador to France, tells Douglas Herbert why he sees no end in sight to the violence. They also discuss the authority the coalition has over fighters on the ground and how the rebels get arms.

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2014-10-22 United Nations

Whistleblower James Wasserstrom slams UN over its failure to fight corruption

James Wasserstrom was the UN's top anti-corruption officer in Kosovo in 2007 when he warned his superiors about a lucrative kickback scheme linking UN officials to a local...

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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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