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Latest update : 2014-08-13

Iraq Crisis: Deputy Parliament Speaker Abadi named Prime Minister

We focus on the crisis in Iraq, with divisions deep and ISIS militants still on the offensive. On the political front, Iraq’s president has snubbed the much-criticised incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and asked another man, Haidar al-Abadi, to take over that job and form a new unity government. We take a look at what this all means for the country and the region.

By Catherine NORRIS TRENT

Our guests

Myriam BENRAAD

Research Associate, CERI Science Po

Luay J. AL-KHATTEEB

Director, Iraq Energy Institute (IEI); Advisor, The Federal Parliament of Iraq

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

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

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

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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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