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Latest update : 2015-03-27

Yemen, the Escalation; France's Three Way Race; Clarkson Shown the Exit (part 2)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain, killing all 150 on board. Yemen becomes the theater of yet another full-blown regional conflict, with a full-blown Sunnis versus Shias confrontation brewing. In France, the National Front comes second in the local elections first round. And after much controversy, Jeremy Clarkson is fired from popular TV show Top Gear.

Produced by Sara Bertilsson and Emerald Maxwell

By François PICARD

Our guests

Aida ALAMI

Reporter and New York Times World contributor

Sylvain ATTAL

Managing Editor New Media, France 24

Marc BURLEIGH

AFP journalist based in Paris

Régis LE SOMMIER

Associate editor in chief, Paris Match

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Yemen, the Escalation; France's Three Way Race; Clarkson Shown the Exit (part 2)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain,...

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Germanwings Crash; Co-pilot 'hid illness' on crash day (part 1)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain,...

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2015-03-20 Tunisia museum attack

Tunisia Terror Attack; What next for Netanyahu and the US? (part 1)

In The World This Week, we focus on the storming of the Bardo antiquities museum by two-Libya trained jihadists in Tunisia, killing 21, an attack later claimed by the IS group....

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2015-03-20 Benjamin Netanyahu

Bibi's winning gamble; Obama's Middle East pivot; Climate change cyclone; Solar eclipse (part 2)

Nowruz was not forgotten by the White House, with the US president directly addressing the Iranian people to wish them Happy New Year, while crunch nuclear talks entered a...

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