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Latest update : 2013-10-16

Alix Meyer, US politics specialist at Sciences Po Lyon

Two weeks after hardline Republicans in Congress blocked a new annual budget, much of the United States government remains closed for business. How did Washington get to this point? Alix Meyer, a specialist of US politics at Sciences Po Lyon, explains what's at stake in the US budget crisis.

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2015-04-14 Russian military

Top Russian lawmaker: Missile sales to Iran 'will help support nuclear deal'

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2015-04-11 Syria

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2015-04-10 Libya

Libyan FM: 'We would like to see a unified Libya'

Rival governments, warring militias and a growing jihadist threat that has the entire region sounding the alarm... Nearly four years after Muammar Gaddafi's ouster, Libya is not...

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2015-04-08 Marine Le Pen

'Marine Le Pen's strategy is to put on a moderate face'

For years, Marine Le Pen, the head of France's far-right National Front, has been trying to clean up her party's image to broaden its appeal.

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