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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 : 2014-04-02

Erdogan Wins Big: Will Turkish Local Election Results Silence Critics?

To those who thought shutting down Twitter and crying conspiracy marked the beginning of the end for Turkey's prime minister of more than a decade, think again. Reçep Tayyip Erdogan's Islamist-rooted AK Party won big in Sunday's local elections, improving on its 2009 score. The prime minister has so far answered a widening corruption scandal with a wholesale purge of the police and judiciary, not to mention the new internet censorship laws. What will he do now that he has the wind in his sails?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Diaraye Bah

By François PICARD

Our guests

Ali KAZANCIGIL

Political Analyst and Author of "Turkey, from one Revolution to Another"

Kendal NEZAN

President of the Kurdish Institute in Paris

Galip DALAY

Political researcher, SETA

Jasper MORTIMER

FRANCE 24 correspondent in Ankara

Sohrab AHMARI

Editorial Page Writer, The Wall Street Journal Europe

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-25 Burqa

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

Identity politics have hit the beach this summer. After burkini bans in seaside resorts, France's highest administrative chamber is hearing arguments against the measures. But...

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2016-08-24 Syria

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-24 Fethullah Gulen

Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

When the Joe Biden landed in Ankara, it was the deputy mayor who went to greet him, a glaring protocol snub to express Turkey's displeasure over American refusal to extradite...

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2016-08-23 Syria

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 1)

As the skies over Syria get yet more crowded, we may be witnessing another turning point in a conflict now in its sixth year. Turkish planes have been both Isis and Kurds inside...

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