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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 : 2018-10-03

France accuses Iran: Assets frozen over alleged bomb plot

Foiled plots, cross-border investigations, police raids and asset freezes... Europe and in particular France have Iranian intrigue in their crosshairs. The French are accusing, among others, Tehran's deputy intelligence minister over an attempt back in June to target outside Paris the annual convention of a controversial exiled opposition group. The charge was levelled the same day police raided a Shia Muslim support centre in northern France. We look at both and see if there's a connection.

Produced by Andrew HILLIAR, Alessandro XENOS and Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Julian BORGER

World Affairs Editor, The Guardian

Sofia AMARA

Author, "Baghdadi: The Caliph of Terror"

Ershad ALIJANI

Journalist, France 24 Observers & RFI

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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? Saudi crown prince defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over the...

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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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2018-10-08 Debate

Brazil swings far-right: Decisive lead for Bolsonaro ahead of presidential run-off

Brazil's answer to Donald Trump came awfully close to scoring a first-round knockout. The far-right's Jair Bolsonaro garnered 46% in Sunday's presidential vote. A former military...

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