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Syria, two years on (part 2)

Was the spiral of violence avoidable? On the second anniversary of the uprising in Syria, François Picard's panel looks at the tipping point that's yet to come and Franco-British statements in favor of now arming the rebels.

William JORDAN, Former US diplomat

• Ismael HASHEM, Syrian Activist

Ayssar MIDANI, Member of the Union of Syrian Patriots

Sofia AMARA, Freelance journalist and filmmaker (from Beirut)

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2014-04-17 Algerian presidential elections

Algeria: What's the Choice? Incumbent Bouteflika Votes in Wheelchair (part 2)

Abdelaziz Bouteflika may get easily re-elected. Nonetheless, most Algerians will tell you that today's presidential election marks a new and perhaps more uncertain era. The...

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2014-04-17 Algerian presidential elections

Algeria: What's the Choice? Incumbent Bouteflika Votes in Wheelchair

Abdelaziz Bouteflika may get easily re-elected. Nonetheless, most Algerians will tell you that today's presidential election marks a new and perhaps more uncertain era. The...

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2014-04-16 Vladimir Putin

What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism

They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the...

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2014-04-16 Vladimir Putin

What's Putin's Plan? Kiev Accuses Russia of Terrorism (part 2)

They said Russia would not invade Crimea. When it did, beleaguered Ukrainian forces offered no resistance. But now Kiev is responding, having sent air force jets flying over the...

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2014-04-15 Nigeria

Nigeria's Battles

Just days after being crowned Africa's largest economy, Nigeria has been left reeling from the biggest attack yet on its capital. A Monday morning rush hour blast at a busy bus...

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