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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 : 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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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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2017-08-15 India

India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

Will India and Pakistan ever be friends? As the two countries celebrate 70 years since they gained their independence, India's prime minister has accused Kashmir separatists of...

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2017-08-09 France

Security in France: Is France's "Opération Sentinelle" still working?

A man is currently under arrest after a car drove into a group of soldiers in a western Paris suburb on Wednesday morning. Six soldiers have been injured. All of them were a week...

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2017-08-10 North Korea

US-North Korea tensions: War of words escalates

There's considerable concern in many parts of the world as North Korea and the United States appear engaged in the highest-stakes game of chicken possible, one where the ultimate...

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