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Turkey: Dangerously blurring the lines of power

As the former head of the military is sentenced to life in prison after Mark Owen and his panel discuss whether Turkey is becoming a true democracy or if it is on the verge of becoming an Islamic republic.

  • Jasper MORTIMER, France 24 Correspondent
  • Dorothée SCHMID, Researcher and Director of the Contemporary Turkey program, IFRI
  • Arnaud CASTAIGNET, Communications Consultant, Member of the board of directors of Youth Diplomacy
  • Abdullah BOZKURT, Ankara Bureau Chief and Columnist
  • Henri BARKEY, Professor of International relations, Lehigh University
  • Tolga BAG, International Political Economy student at King's College London

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    Programme prepared and produced by David Boratav, Dheepthi Namasivayam, Mary Colombel and Christopher Davis.
     

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 1)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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2015-03-02 Assassinations

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Who killed Boris Nemtsov? Tens of thousands turned out on Sunday in Moscow and elsewhere to pay tribute to the onetime heir to Boris Yeltsin in the 1990s. Nemtsov may have since...

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