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'The End of German Stability'

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'Bad news for Merkel is bad news for Europe'

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Zimbabwean MPs set to start impeachment proceedings against Mugabe

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Turkish adviser warns US forces may stay in Syria

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Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2013-02-27

Kidnapped in West Africa: how to deal with jihadists? (part 2)

The French government was quick to blame Boko Haram, the hostage takers say they’re Boko Haram, but are they really Boko Haram? It seems that as one radical Islamist group sits down for negotiations, new spin-off movements pop up.

  • Emmanuel GOUJON, Consultant at Africa Global Approach;
  • Donaig LE DU, France 24 Chief Editor;
  • Pierre-Antoine BRAUD, Expert at Bois Landry Consulting. Specialised in conflicts and post-conflict management;
  • Pierre CONESA, Former French Defence Ministry official; Author of "The manufacturing of an enemy, or how to kill with a clean conscience";
  • Hussaini ABDU, Country Director at ActionAid Nigeria.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Christopher Davis, Yann Pustzai and Mary Colombel

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2017-11-20 Germany

Has Merkel still got it? German chancellor weakened as coalition talks collapse

Should the rest of Europe worry? Germany's president called on cooler heads to prevail after he received Angela Merkel the day after coalition talks collapsed. She's still in the...

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

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2017-11-13 counter-terrorism

Paris attacks: Two years later, France grapples with how to fight terror

Two years on, France remembers the 130 killed, along with the survivors of the shootings at the Bataclan concert hall, the national stadium and at the terraces of Right Bank...

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