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Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

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Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai says he hasn't been asked to be part of new government

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Palestinian reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

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Could Pakistan be your next holiday destination?

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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

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Latest update : 2013-06-18

Iran's new President: Change you can believe in? (part 2)

The election of Hassan Rohani catches most – but not all – of François Picard’s panel by surprise. Now with sanctions biting and the economy in a tailspin, will the ruling clerics dig in their heels or let the president-elect really reform?

  • Mohammad Reza YAZDANPANAH, Freelance Iranian Journalist
  • Raymond TANTER, Former Senior Staff Member at the US National Security Council
  • Meir JAVEDANFAR, Contemporary Iranian Politics lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya
  • Nader HASHEMI, Director for the Centre of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Denver

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    Programme prepared and produced by Emmanuelle Landais, Mary Colombel, Diaraye Bah

 

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2017-11-23 Fatah

Palestinian reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

The two leading Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to hold general elections by the end of 2018. The decision is being seen by some as a milestone, since the last...

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2017-11-22 Lebanon

Hard bargaining: Lebanon prime minister returns and suspends resignation

Two weeks after he stunned everyone by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting, Saad Hariri finally returned to Beirut to tender his resignation to the country's...

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2017-11-21 Libya

Enslaved in Libya: What to do about exploited African migrants?

A slave auction - in 2017. The video aired last week on CNN, confirming what had come out in a long string of reports and testimony: that Libyans were preying on sub-Saharan...

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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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