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MH17: Punishing Putin?

What is the right response to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 over eastern Ukraine? After the air disaster, five days of acrimony and confusion ensued at the rebel-held crash site. Russia's president is still letting equipment and troops across the border. Can Vladimir Putin really call time on Ukraine's civil war and prevent further bloodshed? What response will emerge from European nations who all do business with Moscow? And is a new Cold War inevitable?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Joelle GARRIAUD MAYLAM

French Senator, UMP

Nina BEREZNER

President of Association d'Est

Christine DUGOIN

Researcher, Institute for Prospective Studies and Security in Europe

David SATTER

Former Moscow Correspondent for the Financial Times

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2017-10-18 Communist Party of China

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidated grip on power

Xi Jinping showing rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's to further consolidate his grip on power. Xi's...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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2017-10-11 Europe

Can Spain keep it together? Madrid ponders direct rule in Catalonia

Did Catalonia declare independence or not? Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has given the leader in Barcelona until next Monday to answer, dangling the threat of direct rule....

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