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Can Iraq Unite? Baghdad's New Government and the Fight Against IS Militants (part 2)

Will the naming of Iraq's new government mark a turning point in the fight against the Islamic state group? Parliament has approved the government of new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Shiite-dominated, but with Sunnis and Kurds in his cabinet, Abadi has been quick to get the congratulations of the White House. After the Iranian-sanctioned ouster of Nouri al-Maliki, the previous prime minister, there's a lot of fence-mending to do in Iraq's parliament. Can Iraq unite to face the jihadists?

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2018-11-14 Debate

The Hard Sell: Will Theresa May's Brexit plan fly?

Crunch time at Number 10 Downing Street. Theresa May pitches a draft Brexit agreement to her own cabinet. Will it fly? It's Britain, Ireland and the whole continent that's...

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2018-11-13 Debate

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst fighting since 2014

Cynics call it "cutting the grass". Periodically, Israel wages war with the Gaza Strip to curb cross-border attacks and destroy smugglers' tunnels. So how did the two sides once...

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2018-11-12 Debate

'Patriotism, not nationalism': Macron takes on Trump's worldview

What a dramatic setting for a fundamental argument. Donald Trump took his seat while a cold steel rain beat down on Paris' Arc de Triomphe for the 100th anniversary...

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2018-11-08 Debate

Mueller probe under threat? Sessions' firing throws Russia investigation into question

On Wednesday, Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions after a year of reported bitterness towards him. The US president has long criticised Jeff Sessions' decision to...

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2018-11-08 Debate

Generational shift: US midterms reshape Republican base in Trump's image

High stakes, high turnout and a generational shift in US politics. We're watching the dust settle on the midterm elections with the Democrats flipping the House of...

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