Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

Read more

WEB NEWS

Facebook is cracking down on viral hoaxes

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Pope and family planning: Heated debate over pontiff's 'rabbit' comments (part 2)

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Twitter storm as IMF boss Lagarde hails Saudi King Abdullah as 'strong advocate of women'

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Saudi King Abdullah dies: Succession, stability and youth in question (part 1)

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Davos 2015: Businesses 'cautiously optimistic' in Japan

Read more

WEB NEWS

Hashtag battle over Venezuelan president's address

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Greece's political earthquake

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

“Syriza has opened a breach"

Read more

Our panel of Paris-based journalists review the week’s international news: the stories that made the headlines and also those you may have missed! Join us every Friday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2010-02-16

The World This Week - from January 18 to 22 (part 2)

Haiti: Obama's reconstruction club that excludes France, Senegal's invitation; Obama: what a difference a year makes; China's great leap forward; Lessons for South Africa's World Cup; and was it a good idea to let Angola host a football tournament? Here are the topics François Picard will tackle with his guests:

Programme produced in partnership with The International Herald Tribune.

  • Simon KUPER, Journalist, Financial Times
  • Eleanor BEARDSLEY, National Public Radio
  • Nicolas NORBROOK, Managing Editor for The Africa Report
  • Alison SMALE, Executive Editor for the IHT
 
Programme prepared by Bilal Tarabey and Claire Brown.
 

Watch the first part

 

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-01-23 Manuel Valls

Pope and family planning: Heated debate over pontiff's 'rabbit' comments (part 2)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

Read more

2015-01-23 Ukraine

Saudi King Abdullah dies: Succession, stability and youth in question (part 1)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

Read more

2015-01-16 Charlie Hebdo

After #JeSuisCharlie: Mohammed cartoons fuel debate on free speech (part 1)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

Read more

2015-01-16 Boko Haram

Nigeria, the spillover: Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram (part 2)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

Read more

2015-01-09 Charlie Hebdo

Paris Terror Attacks: Three Suspects Dead

French broadsheet Le Monde calls it France's September 11th. Not by the scale of the killing - there's no comparison with 9/11 or the Peshawar school massacre - but by the...

Read more