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Latest update : 2018-02-27

'Hell on Earth': No respite for Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta

Russian President Vladimir Putin's daily five-hour truce in Eastern Ghouta looks to have already broken down with the UN reporting that fighting has continued in the region. Both sides are holding the other responsible, with Russia's military on Tuesday accusing rebels of shelling residential areas in Damascus. After the sieges of Homs and Aleppo, another grim endgame unfolds in a civil war marked by staggering brutality.

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Rachel SIDER

Syria Policy Advisor, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

Nour ADAM

Resident of Eastern Ghouta

Dominique TRINQUAND

Former Head of French UN Military Mission

Rula JEBREAL

Professor, American University of Rome

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2018-06-22 François PICARD

Zero Tolerance: Does Border Security Trump Compassion?

In the United States, the Trump administration has gone back on its decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the border. But confusion still reigns over the...

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2018-06-21 François PICARD

Erdogan goes all in: The high stakes of Turkey's elections

In Turkey, it's all or nothing. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pulling out all the stops ahead of the first presidential poll since a constitutional reform put more power in the...

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2018-06-20 François PICARD

Children in cages: What drives Trump's family separation policy?

It's a land of immigrants whose leader seems to relish the outrage over his ever more radical border policy. Donald Trump tried to parlay the separation of migrant families and...

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2018-06-19 Europe

Ten days to save Merkel? German leader under pressure over border policy

It's a sit-down in a castle north of Berlin that was supposed to finally get eurozone reform on track, but the migrant crisis again stole the show. Angela Merkel and her cabinet...

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2018-06-18 Americas

Colombia's next president: Duque defeats left-wing Petro in run-off

What next for Colombia? Voters tacked conservative in the first presidential run-off to feature a straight choice between left and right. 41-year-old Ivan Duque beat Gustavo...

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