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Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote

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Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote (part 2)

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Margaret Atwood: A Prophetic Writer in Paris

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Italy: The search for missing migrants

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Is Valls crying wolf?

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Prospect of separation from Scotland stirs sadness in England and Wales

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Latest update : 2013-07-25

Detroit bankruptcy: is it contagious?

Say "Detroit" and many in Europe think Greece. Beyond the tragedy of a city that’s lost a quarter of its population in a decade, the Motor City’s demise highlights just how much bad debt is still out there swishing around.

  • Amine OUAZAD, Assistant Professor of Economics & Political Science, INSEAD;
  • Raquel GARRIDO, Spokesperson in charge of international relations, Parti de Gauche (Left Party);
  • Oliver GRIFFITH, Head of communication, International Finance Cooperation;
  • Ludovic SUBRAN, Chief Economist & Director for Economic research, Euler Hermes;
  • Douglas BERNSTEIN, Managing partner of Plunkett Cooney's Banking, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Emmanuelle Landais, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis

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2014-09-16 Nicolas Sarkozy

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande's hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonize the right. But...

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2014-09-16 Valérie Trierweiler

Hollande on his own? Socialist backbenchers abstain on confidence vote (part 2)

Latest opinion polls show François Hollande's hit rock bottom and started to dig. As a Socialist who ran as an enemy of finance, he was always going to antagonize the right. But...

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2014-09-15 John Kerry

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists? (part 2)

With jihadists taking over vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, it's coalition-building time again. Since the first Gulf war, more than two decades ago, there's been the...

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2014-09-15 Syria

Fighting the Islamic State group: What coalition against jihadists?

With jihadists taking over vast swathes of territory in Iraq and Syria, it's coalition-building time again. Since the first Gulf war, more than two decades ago, there's been the...

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2014-09-11 Islamic State (IS)

IS organisation, the Obama strategy: Is the US going back to war again?

US President Barack Obama has unveiled his strategy for defeating jihadists in Iraq and Syria. Obama has both an eye to the current threat and the memory of two previous wars in...

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