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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 : 2014-04-16

Nigeria's Battles

Just days after being crowned Africa's largest economy, Nigeria has been left reeling from the biggest attack yet on its capital. A Monday morning rush hour blast at a busy bus station on the outskirts of Abuja has been blamed on the radical Islamist sect of Boko Haram. As the challenges mount to President Goodluck Jonathan's bid for re-election next year, the question remains: how can Boko Haram be dealt with?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Emmanuel IGAH

Director of Phobos International

Emmanuel DUPUY

President, Institute for Prospective and Security Studies in Europe

Louis Magloire KEUMAYOU

Pan African Press Association (APPA)

John CAMPBELL

Former US Ambassador to Nigeria

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2014-10-30 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel-Palestinian territories: Can there be an end to the historic conflict? (part 2)

"Deplorable". The word was used by Israel to describe Sweden's decision to officially recognise a Palestinian state. Although 135 countries have already recognised Palestine,...

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2014-10-30 Israel

Israel-Palestinian territories: Can there be an end to the historic conflict?

"A declaration of war". Those were the strong words from Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas after a day of violence in Jerusalem. First, right-wing Jewish activist Yehuda Glick was...

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2014-10-29 Kobane

The battle for Kobane: Peshmerga, FSA join fight against IS group

The battle of Kobane has been raging for weeks, but the cavalry may finally be on its way. A group of Free Syrian Army fighters, with estimated numbers ranging from 50 to 150,...

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2014-10-29 Free Syrian Army

The battle for Kobane: Peshmerga, FSA join fight against IS group (part 2)

The battle of Kobane has been raging for weeks, but the cavalry may finally be on its way. A group of Free Syrian Army fighters, with estimated numbers ranging from 50 to 150,...

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2014-10-28 immigration

Europe's troubled seas: UK axes support for migrant rescue operation (part 2)

Migrants have turned Calais into a "lawless jungle", and it is "time to wage war on this phenomenon". Those were the views of France's National Front leader Marine Le Pen as she...

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