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Egypt cracks down on media

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'Hands off Les Guignols'

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Egypt at daggers drawn (part 2)

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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.

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Latest update : 2013-02-27

Gilbert Achcar, author of 'The People Want: a radical exploration of the Arab uprising'

As Tunisia continues to reel from the murder of leftist opposition leader, Chokri Belaid, the ruling Islamist party Ennahda is struggling to regain public confidence. Noted French author and academic, Gilbert Achcar, tells Annette Young why he believes Islamist political leaders across the region are set to fail at the job.

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2015-07-01 Islamic State (IS) group

'IS group's caliphate is here to stay'

One year ago, the Islamic State organisation seized control of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city. Since then, the terror group has taken control of another major Iraqi city,...

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2015-06-30 Iran

'There is reason to be optimistic' on Iran nuclear talks

Representatives of Iran and six world powers are in Vienna in a bid to finalise a nuclear deal. This follows 20 months of negotiations between Tehran and the P5+1. Trita Parsi,...

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2015-06-30 Iraq

The head of Iraq's Iranian-backed forces fighting IS group

FRANCE 24 meets Hadi al-Ameri, the head of the Iran-backed forces battling the Islamic State (IS) group - known locally as "Daesh" - in northern Iraq.

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2015-06-27 Google

EU Competition Commissioner says 'protecting integrity of single market'

Margrethe Vestager is the European Commissioner for Competition. Since taking office a little less than seven months ago, she has outlined antitrust probes against a series of...

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2015-06-27 Yemen

'Yemen is on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe'

Yemen is racked by a brutal war, with a Saudi-led coalition - supporting ousted President Hadi - fighting against Houthi rebels. Cédric Schweizer, who was until recently the head...

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