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Latest update : 2017-06-14

Macron in Morocco: High-stakes first presidential visit to North Africa (part 2)

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?

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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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2018-02-23 gun control

Gun Control in the United States: Will the Florida shooting be the turning point?

The latest Florida shooting resulted in 17 deaths and shook the corridors of power in Washington. Donald Trump is now talking about reviewing who is allowed to buy certain types...

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2018-02-22 Africa

Boko Haram kidnappings: Can Nigerian schoolgirls be protected?

A brazen attack by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has once more sounded the alarm. As many as 100 girls are believed to still be missing after the mass kidnapping in Yobe...

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2018-02-21 migrants

Tightening grip: French government unveils controversial migrant law

President Macron promised to make it easier for young people to claim asylum in France while reforming the system. A new bill was unveiled today by the interior minister Gérard...

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2018-02-20 Syria

Syria on the brink: Can Assad help the Kurds against Turkish forces?

With Bashar al-Assad sending Syrian forces to Afrin to support the Kurds against the Turkish offensive, the balance of power in the region has changed yet again. Turkish...

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2018-02-19 USA

Trump, guns and school shootings: Can students help change gun control laws?

The revulsion after the latest school gun killings in the United States has shocked the world and brought a remarkable response from the children who survived the attack. They...

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