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Latest update : 2017-06-14

Macron in Morocco: High-stakes first presidential visit to North Africa (part 1)

Handshake contests with Donald Trump might seem easy for Emmanuel Macron when compared with his first foray as president into the symbiotic world of France's ties with its former North African dependencies. Macron is making what's billed as a two-day private visit to Morocco's king with the solemn vow that he'll soon go to see leaders of neighbouring rivals Algeria. How will Macron manage France's overlapping interests between those bitter rivals?

Click here for PART TWO

Produced by Charles WENTE, Jessica HOWARD-JOHNSTON and Laure FOURQUET

By François PICARD

Our guests

Rachid TOUHTOU

Member, Labour Union of Rabat University

Khalid BADDOU

President of the Moroccan Association for Marketing and Communication

Zineb BELMKADDEM

Blogger and human rights activist

Geoff PORTER

Professor at the Combating Terrorism Center, Founder of North Africa Risk Consulting

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2017-10-19 Europe

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

Since 10 am local time, Spain has entered unchartered waters. Madrid's deadline for Catalonia's leader to renounce independence has come and gone. So what will Madrid do now?...

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2017-10-18 Asia-pacific

One-man rule? China's Xi Jinping consolidates grip on power

Xi Jinping has been showing the rank and file who's the boss at the opening of the 19th congress of the Chinese Communist Party, one that's set to further consolidate his grip on...

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2017-10-17 Harvey Weinstein

France's Weinsteins: Watershed moment in fight against sexual abuse?

In France, reaction has been particularly sharp to the Harvey Weinstein scandal. On the one hand, there are the allegations of harassment, assault and rape against the movie...

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2017-10-16 Austria

Europe’s newest face: Kurz’s election win indicates rightward shift for Austria

French President Emmanuel Macron no longer holds the bragging rights to the title "Europe's fresh face". Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old leader of Austria's Christian Democrats...

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2017-10-12 Donald Trump

Trump takes on Tehran: What future for Iran nuclear deal?

Donald Trump calls it "The worst deal ever". The question is why is he so hell-bent on decertifying a 2015 Iran nuclear agreement when even his own cabinet seems to support it?...

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