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"Front National" makes it to the second round for the first time since 2002

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Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented Choice in French Presidential Election (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented Choice in French Presidential Election (part 2)

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Khatia Buniatishvili, the 'pop star pianist'

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IN THE PAPERS

French press review: Macron 'just a step away' from Elysée Palace

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Will the traditional alliance against France's National Front work in round two?

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Greek Cypriot negotiator: 'We regret that Turkey is distancing itself from Europe'

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TALKING EUROPE

Trump's intervention in Syria: How should the EU respond?

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South Africa: 20 children killed in bus crash near Pretoria

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THE DEBATE

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

Latest update : 2013-05-23

Iran: no more surprises?

Is the outcome of Iran’s presidential election a foregone conclusion or will the protest vote coalesce around one candidate? François Picard’s panel argues over just how much the clerics control the process.

  • Rouzbeh PARSI. Research Fellow, European Union Institute for Security Studies;
  • Nooshabeh AMIRI. Journalist for Rooz online;
  • Ramin PARHAM. Iranian writer. Co-author, "L'Histoire secrète de la Révolution iranienne" ('The Secret History of the Iranian Revolution');
  • Hooshan AMIRHAMADI. Professor at Rutgers University. President of the American Iranian Council (from New York).

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Diaraye Bah.

Watch the second part here. 

By Anelise Borges

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2017-04-24 France

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented Choice in French Presidential Election (part 1)

For the first time since World War Two, neither the main center-left or center-right parties in France will be on the ballot. Instead it's far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen...

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2017-04-24 Emmanuel Macron

Macron vs. Le Pen: Unprecedented Choice in French Presidential Election (part 2)

For the first time since World War Two, neither the main center-left or center-right parties in France will be on the ballot. Instead it's far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen...

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2017-04-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 1)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A...

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2017-04-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

Up for grabs: Total uncertainty ahead of French presidential election (part 2)

The stakes couldn't be higher ahead of Sunday's first round of the French presidential election. Open or closed borders? More Europe or less? A bigger or smaller welfare state? A...

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2017-04-19 Venezuela

Where will it end? Venezuela's downward spiral (part 1)

Where will it all end in Venezuela? This Wednesday sees a day of duelling demonstrations with mass rallies by the opposition after several weeks of sometimes deadly protests....

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