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Latest update : 2017-01-09

Iran after Rafsanjani: The power play between moderates and hardliners (part 1)

He was one of the last pillars of that generation of leaders from Iran's 1979 revolution still in the high halls of power. The sudden death of former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani could well tip the balance between hardliners and moderates who counted on Rafsanjani for support. We ask our panel about a man who wasn't afraid to publicly air his differences with the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and who shrugged off the pressure of hardliners.

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Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

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2018-10-16 Debate

Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

You'd think it would be easy to appoint an interior minister. After a two-week vacancy and several snubs, Emmanuel Macron has settled on loyal insider Christophe Castaner. ...

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2018-10-15 Debate

Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

Can Mohammed bin Salman ride out the storm? The Saudi crown prince is defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over...

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2018-10-11 Debate

French club: Rwandan FM tipped to head group of Francophonie nations

The club of French-speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in the Armenian capital with at least two reasons to pay attention. For starters, the Francophonie, as it's...

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2018-10-10 Debate

Not fast enough: As planet warms, Europe spars over car emissions

Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met on Tuesday, hot on the heels of a new UN climate report that warns it may already be too late...

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2018-10-09 Debate

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? Saudi Arabia denies abduction of missing journalist

Where is Jamal Khashoggi? Since exactly one week ago, his fiancée and friends have been rallying outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where the journalist and prominent critic...

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