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  • “split in two”

    “split in two”

    “The new Files” travel to Israel to examine the parallel stories of Hamas and Fatah, the two Palestinian parties in the center of events in the Middle East. In the backdrop of the crisis in Gaza, Eleni Varvitsioti meets a divided people and makes an attempt to answer the darkest questions in the history of the Palestinian people: is Hamas a terrorist group or only a popular political formation? At which point of time did the Palestinians break away from the party of their historical leader Yasser Arafat, and how does Hamas influence their everyday life?

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  • “no end in sight”

    “no end in sight”

    Sofia Papaioannou searches for the roots and causes of the crisis in the Gaza strip and the bloody “unending” war. She presents unique testimonies of Israelis and Palestinians who live together and the answers from the Foreign Ministry of Israel about the continuing war. Sofia Papaioannou comes face to face with Israeli soldiers who criticize their own army, while 40 km away from Tel Aviv she meets a family of Israeli settlers and hears from them how they were forced to leave their home in the Gaza strip in 2005.

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  • Sin city

    Sin city

    Correspondent Tasos Telloglou travels to Sofia to investigate the various fraud corruption cases that forced the European Commission to suspend three streams of European Union funding, just over a year after Bulgaria’s accession.

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  • The President’s men

    The President’s men

    In memoriam of Cypriot political leader Tassos Papadopoulos, The New Files profile his significant role throughout the history of the Cyprus issue. All the President’s men as well as Turkish Cypriots rivals discuss with The New Files the 5th President of the Republic of Cyprus, the man who voiced his concerns with the Anan plan, the young freedom-fighter and the promising protégé of Archbishop Makarios.

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  • Sarah…“barracuda”

    Sarah…“barracuda”

    She has been a sportscaster, winner of a beauty patch, mayor of a small town, governor of Alaska. Today is the new favorite of Bush’s Christian right, Sarah Palin, the 44 year old Governor of Alaska has created a stir in the campaigning of the Presidential elections from her very first appearance. The NEW FILES travel to the far western border of America in Wasilla, Alaska, town of few thousand people where Palin spend almost her whole life to talk exclusively with family, friends and foes of the most ambivalent personality of the American political scene. The NEW FILES will follow Sarah Palin’s journey from mayor to Wasilla to the position of the vice presidential candidate of United States. Then journey of a woma...

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