Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

Burkini: the never-ending controversy

Read more

THE DEBATE

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

Read more

THE DEBATE

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

Read more

FOCUS

Video: The European dream of Abidjan street footballers

Read more

ENCORE!

Film show: Star Trek Beyond, Toni Erdmann, Staying Vertical

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Gaziantep Massacre: Turkey's kurds targeted in deadly attack

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

US Secretary of State John Kerry commits to ramping up military assistance to Nigeria

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'Sexism is over, according to most men'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Back to school under high alert

Read more

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

THE DEBATE

THE DEBATE

Latest update : 2014-04-02

Erdogan Wins Big: Will Turkish Local Election Results Silence Critics? (part 2)

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

COMMENT(S)

Archives

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

2016-08-23 air strikes

Syria: What about the Kurds? Fighting on three fronts (part 2)

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...

Read more

2016-08-22 Rio de Janeiro

Rio's Legacy: Were the Olympics worth it for Brazil? (part 1)

The closing ceremonies of the 31st Summer Games had the entire planet dancing to a samba beat after a fortnight that included plenty of tales of great performances and...

Read more