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Latest update : 2014-08-01

Argentina Defaults: Kirchner Cries Foul Over 'Vulture Funds' (part 2)

Is Argentina being held hostage by greedy speculators or populist politicians? Latin America's third-largest economy is once again on the brink after the government failed to reach a deal with a small minority of bond holders who rejected the terms of the last default in 2001. The country's fate is being decided in New York because the debt was issued in dollars. How can these so-called "vulture funds" be rewarded for piling on the pain when Buenos Aires has since honoured its commitments?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Alexandre KATEB

Economist and Strategic Advisor

Carlos WINOGRAD

Argentinian Former Secretary of State for Competition, Deregulation and Consumer Affairs (1999-2002)

Eduardo CUE

France 24 International Affairs Editor

Costas LAPAVITSAS

Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

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2015-07-07 Iran

Iran Deal: Finishing Touches? Vienna talks continue past deadline

Talk about missed deadlines. In Vienna an historic deal on Iran's nuclear program was supposed to be signed by today. Exit the French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, who says...

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2015-07-07 eurozone

Time’s up for Greece: EU Leaders review last chance proposals

Ahead of a last chance summit for Greece - with banks in Greece closed for a second week and the European Central Bank warning it needs serious collateral if it's to keep pumping...

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2015-07-06 Greece

What now? Uncertainty for Greece and for Europe (part 1)

Athenians celebrated well into the night after a resounding "no" in a referendum on accepting the bailout terms of creditors. But when the Greek capital awoke Monday, banks were...

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2015-07-06 Alexis Tsipras

What now? Uncertainty for Greece and for Europe (part 2)

Athenians celebrated well into the night after a resounding "no" in a referendum on accepting the bailout terms of creditors. But when the Greek capital awoke Monday, banks were...

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2015-06-30 Turkey

Turkey's Border Bother: Ankara wary of emboldened Kurds (part 2)

Could Turkey be preparing to intervene in Syria? The president chaired a national security council meeting on Monday after fiery remarks last Friday. The same Erdogan was accused...

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