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UK election: Health system a key issue in Wales

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Le Pen vs Le Pen: France's far-right family feud turns epic

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Saudi Arabia: Behind the royal family reshuffle

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Oil industry cuts an election issue in Scotland

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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.

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Latest update : 2013-12-18

Can Tunisia buck the trend?

Could the nation that three years ago today witnessed the first spark of the Arab Spring… now be its last hope? It's been a rollercoaster ride for Tunisia since a desperate street vendor in sleepy Sidi Bouzid set himself alight to protest the relentless shakedowns of the police. Can this small nation of 10 million succeed where others have failed in completing its revolution, by getting Islamists and secular parties to agree and abide by common rules?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis
 

Our guests

Jalila HEBHLI PEUGNET

Tunisian activist

Saida OUNISSI

Researcher in Political Science, Paris 1 La Sorbonne

Moncef CHEIk ROUHOU

Deputy Chairman of the Finance Committee, Tunisia National Constituent Assembly - By satellite from Tunis

Monica MARKS

Rhodes Scholar, Doctoral candidate in Middle Eastern Studies, St Antony's College, Oxford - By Skype from Tunis

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2015-05-06 Muslims

Crossing a red line: French mayor slammed for profiling Muslim students

French police have questioned the mayor of a southern town over his claims that he's been tracking how many Muslim children attend its schools. The move is seen as illegal and...

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2015-05-06 elections

Down to the wire: UK election poll shows main parties neck and neck

We are down to the wire with Britain set to elect a new government on Thursday. An FT poll shows that British Conservatives and Labour are neck and neck at 34 percent. This...

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 2)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 1)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-04 defence

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend...

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