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Latest update : 2014-03-20

The French Far-Right's Inroads: Why is the National Front Gaining Ground? (part 2)

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

Our guests

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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2014-08-21 Syria

The Murderous Lure of Jihad: Tackiling ISIS and its Worldwide Recruitment

With the beheading of US journalist James Foley, the jihadists of Isis have certainly succeeded in getting our attention. World leaders have taken time out from their summer...

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2014-08-19 corruption

Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government?

Former cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has called for civil disobedience, gathering thousands of supporters in protest at what he calls Pakistan's fraudulent...

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2014-08-19 riots

Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government? (part 2)

Former cricket star-turned-politician Imran Khan has called for civil disobedience, gathering thousands of supporters in protest at what he calls Pakistan's fraudulent...

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2014-08-18 Ferguson

Racism, riots and police violence: USA under scrutiny

The family of Michael Brown is calling for the arrest of the police officer who shot him dead. Meanwhile, the actions of the police on the streets are being called into question,...

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2014-08-20 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel-Gaza: Back to Square One?

For the better part of two weeks, we've been hearing that neither Israel nor Hamas wants a prolonged fight. So why is a tenuous ceasefire in tatters? With rockets fired on Israel...

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