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Best World Cup Ever? Goals, Sportsmanship and Drama Galore in Brazil (part 2)

Before the World Cup, the talk was of protests and scandals. But on the eve of the quarter-finals, many wonder if this could shape up as the greatest tournament ever. Giants have been extended to extra time, and minnows are being hailed as heroes - just look at Algeria, whose national team got the homecoming it deserved. Is this the best World Cup ever?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Vincent CHAUDEL

Vice President of Sports and Citizenship Think Tank

Stefan SIMONS

Correspondent for Spiegel Online

Marc BURLEIGH

Journalist, French news agency AFP

Dan LEVY

France 24 Correspondent

Anelise BORGES

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2017-09-20 Debate

Iran's rebuttal: Tehran answers Trump and Netanyahu

Call it rebuttal time. After Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu, the turn of Iranian president Hassan Rouhani to address the UN General Assembly. He needled Trump, picking up on...

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2017-09-18 Donald Trump

Trump goes to the UN: What role for the United States on the world stage?

As a candidate he spoke out against the United Nations, but today the US president is chairing a conference on reforming its institutions at the annual opening of the UN General...

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2017-09-14 Debate

Vote or no vote? Escalating row over Catalan independence

Put football rivalry jokes aside: the escalation between Barcelona and Madrid is no game. A sea of independence supporters turned out on Monday in Barcelona to support a second...

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2017-09-13 Rohingyas

Burma and the Rohingyas: UN body accuses authorities of ethnic cleansing

“A textbook case of ethnic cleansing”, says the UN's top human rights official. Nearly 400,000 Rohingyas have fled Burma in the past fortnight for neighbouring Bangladesh after...

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2017-09-12 France

Macron's first strike: Will protests derail French labour reform?

It was the first test for France's new president. Turnout may have been light by French standards but trade unions say Tuesday's protests were the first of many against Emmanuel...

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