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Latest update : 2017-05-18

Iran presidential election: High stakes poll goes down to wire (part 2)

On Friday, Iranians will vote in the first presidential election since the 2015 nuclear agreement, when the country agreed to roll back its nuclear programme in exchange for an end to most international sanctions. How's that likely to play out in this poll? Have the Iranian people felt any economic benefits so far? And what implications is the election likely to have for the country itself and its relations with the international community?

Click here for PART ONE. 

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By Robert PARSONS

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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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2018-11-06 Debate

US midterms: Americans vote in key election for Trump

It's voting day in the midterm elections in the United States - a poll that takes place halfway through a president's mandate and is usually seen as a vote on his performance....

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