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Changing world order? What 1917 could teach us about 2017 (part 1)

In today’s Debate, we turn the clocks back 100 years. In the 1917, the British pound ruled the markets, World War I brought Europe to its knees and the US embarked on the road to global superpower. Tsarist Russia was on the edge of a Bolshevik Revolution and the Ottoman Empire was the “sick man of Europe”. A changing world order then, and perhaps a changing world order now too. ‘Make America Great Again’ and Brexit: new cries for the nation-state of old?

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2018-08-20 François PICARD

Venezuela's Meltdown

Today in the France 24 Debate - Venezuela's meltdown. Nicolas Maduro's decision to lop five zeroes off the Bolivar triggered panic as citizens wait to see if the 96-percent...

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2018-08-09 Eve IRVINE

Headed for war? Israel-Gaza conflict flares despite truce talks

Violence erupted again this week, with dozens of rockets fired into Israel and scores of Israeli military strikes on Gaza. A long-range rocket landed in Beersheba, the first time...

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2018-08-08 Eve IRVINE

Argentina abortion bill: Country braces for historic vote to legalise abortion

Senators in Argentina are debating whether or not to legalise abortion in all cases up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Currently, it’s only allowed if the fetus is deformed, the woman...

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2018-08-08 Eve IRVINE

Colombia's Ivan Duque : What are the new president's plans for the peace deal?

Ivan Duque has just been being sworn in as President of Colombia. The 42-year-old is known for his close ties to former head of state Alvaro Uribe and campaigned on a promise to...

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2018-08-07 Eve IRVINE

US sanctions on Iran: useful tool or dangerous decision?

As the US reimposes sanctions on Iran, our guests, Behnam Taleblu, Research Fellow at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and Abbas Kadhim, Senior Policy Fellow at John Hopkins...

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