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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.

Latest update : 2016-12-28

Changing world order? What 1917 could teach us about 2017 (part 2)

In today’s Debate, we turn the clock back 100 years. In 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 following the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s vows to “Make America Great Again”.

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Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.
 

By François PICARD

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2018-08-21 Debate

Day 100 for Oleg Sentsov: Crimean-born filmmaker on indefinite hunger strike

Crimean-born filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is now on Day 100 of a hunger strike in an Arctic penal colony and close to death, claim his advocates. We'll tell the story of this outspoken...

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2018-08-20 Debate

Venezuela's meltdown

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

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2018-08-09 Debate

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 Debate

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 Debate

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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