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Latest update : 2017-03-30

Party Over? French Socialists split ahead of presidential election (part 1)

It's just over three weeks until the first round of the French presidential election. And if you think the right's in turmoil, spare a thought for the left. Former Socialist PM Manuel Valls has confirmed his endorsement of Emmanuel Macron, who's running as an independent. Does Macron's "neither left nor right" mantra ring true? Is the crisis in the Socialist Party about France... or symptomatic of a broader disenchantment with the social democratic way of dealing with globalisation?

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2018-09-24 Debate

Iran under pressure: Tehran vows retaliation after Ahvaz attack

Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, returns to the UN General Assembly for the first time since Washington walked away from the nuclear deal and reimposed sanctions. Rouhani is...

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2018-09-21 Debate

EU's mounting challenges: European unity faces test over migration

Today we have our eyes firmly fixed on the Austrian city of Salzburg where European Union leaders on Thursday gathered for a second day for a meeting at which the issues of...

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2018-09-19 Debate

Breakthrough in Pyongyang? Kim promises to visit Seoul, dismantle nuclear sites

Those are some big, big promises from Kim Jong Un: the dismantling of leading nuclear and missile sites, a joint military liaison team with South Korea, even a first-ever trip to...

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2018-09-18 Debate

Syria: What's the deal? Russia, Turkey agree to Idlib buffer zone

Have they avoided the worst, or simply delayed the inevitable? Ten days after airing their differences publicly, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan agree to a buffer zone...

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2018-09-13 Debate

Brewing storm: The politics of extreme weather

After heatwaves, monsoons and forest fires this summer, warming ocean temperatures have Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas and Typhoon Mangkhut soon to batter the...

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