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

Latest update : 2013-08-07

Morocco: The King, the paedophile and the people (Part 2)

The King who for the first time ever changed his mind, the case of a Spanish paedophile pardoned by King Mohammed VI outraged his subjects, the Moroccan people, to such an extent there are still unprecedented demonstrations in the streets Mark Owen and his panel discuss whether they could be waking up to the possibilties of another Arab Spring.

  • Michael KIRTLEY, Independent journalist and Producer of The World Memory Film Project
  • Sonia TERRAB, Journalist and author of Shamablanca, Editions Seguier (2011)
  • Aida ALAMI, Freelance Reporter
  • Driss Alaoui Mdaghri, Former Moroccan Minister of Communication
  • Khalid BADDOU, Civil society actor

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2017-07-20 Europe

Polish democracy under threat? EU warns Warsaw over judicial independence

Alarm bells are ringing across Europe as the balance of power changes in Poland. The lower house of parliament has passed a bill allowing the dismissal of Supreme Court justices,...

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2017-07-19 Americas

'Let it fail': Trump's hands-off approach to governing

Six months into his presidency, there's no denying Donald Trump has brought a very different way of governing to the White House. Like his reality TV shows, it's a drama that...

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2017-07-18 Asia-pacific

Tightening the screws: The two faces of Xi Jinping's China

He's already China's most powerful president in decades, so why does Xi Jinping seem to be tightening his grip even further? The strict measures include the treatment of Nobel...

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2017-07-17 Americas

Downward spiral: How to break Venezuela's impasse?

In Venezuela, the downward spiral seems unstoppable. On Sunday, the opposition organised a plebiscite, drawing a mass turnout and a resounding "no" to constitutional change....

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2017-07-13 Donald Trump

Trump in Paris: America's new place in the world

It's a two-day Parisian getaway that includes dinner and a show. After getting down to business at the Elysée Palace, Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are off to dinner at a...

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