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Yezid Sayigh, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut

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Mind the Gender Gap : getting more women into the tech sector

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Bolivian children: heading to work aged 10

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Israel and Hamas battle online over public opinion

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Can Chancellor Merkel's winning streak last?

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Hunger in a fertile land...

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Nigeria: One Hundred Days and Counting (part 2)

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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 : 2014-03-20

The French Far-Right's Inroads: Why is the National Front Gaining Ground?

Europe will be watching the results of this weekend's French local elections carefully. The anti-immigrant leader of the French National Front, Marine Le Pen, is riding high after a record performance in the 2012 presidential election, toning down the provocative rhetoric of her father, and even insisting that her party is no longer "far-right". Have her ideas really gone mainstream, or are the mainstream parties losing their appeal?

By François PICARD

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Cyril VANIER

FRANCE 24 reporter

Gil MIHAELY

Editor in Chief, Causeur

Raphael LECLERC

Senior Consultant, CSA; Co-Founder, "Délits d'opinions"

Nacira GUENIF

Sociologist; Professor at Paris 8 University

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2014-07-23 Nigeria

Nigeria: One Hundred Days and Counting (part 2)

And on the 100th day, Nigeria's president met with the families of more than 200 abducted schoolgirls. So what's happened in the 99 days in between? There have been...

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2014-07-23 Africa

Nigeria: One Hundred Days and Counting

And on the 100th day, Nigeria's president met with the families of more than 200 abducted schoolgirls. So what's happened in the 99 days in between? There have been...

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2014-07-22 Ukraine

MH17: Punishing Putin? (part two)

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...

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2014-07-22 Russia

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...

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2014-07-21 Paris

Israel-Gaza, From Bad to Worse? With no Ceasefire in Sight, Conflict Spillover Felt Elsewhere (part 2)

How long can it go on? Fourteen days into the conflict, Israelis and Palestinians are still answering fire with fire. We knew then that hardliners on both sides were ready to dig...

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