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Earthquake in Italy, French Burkini Ruling (part 2)

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

The hidden secrets of Les Invalides

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Pro-Opposition stronghold Port-Gentil feverishly awaits presidential elections

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Alexis Michalik: treading the boards in the footsteps of 'Edmond'

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REPORTERS

Getting away with murder in DR Congo

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IN THE PAPERS

'Why does Italy refuse to see the seismic risk?'

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IN THE PAPERS

"The burkini trap"

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MEDIAWATCH

Should men also be 'liberated from oppressive beachwear'?

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EYE ON AFRICA

Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagement

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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 : 2010-05-03

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - From April 19 to 23

Lessons learned from a volcano eruption, the UK election’s third man, what Iran’s president is doing in Africa. In The World This Week, François Picard also discusses the latest France 24-RFI World Leaders Barometer with the International Herald Tribune’s Katrin Bennhold, Billie Okadameri of Radio France International, Laura Dagg of touteleurope.fr, and Philippe Vasset of Intelligence Online.

A programme produced by Mounia Ben Aïssa and François Picard. 

 

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2016-08-26 2016 Olympics

Earthquake in Italy, French Burkini Ruling (part 2)

This week a devastating earthquake hit central Italy, reducing towns to rubble and killing at least 26, France’s highest court finally ruled against a ban on Burkinis and...

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2016-08-19 Syria

War in Syria and Burkini Controversy in France

The Syrian conflict has been rumbling on for years - but blasted back into the headlines this week, not just due to the horror of the bloodshed, and the brutal nature of the...

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2016-08-12 Donald Trump

Trump continues to shock with scandals also rocking the Rio Olympics

An action packed week to discuss here on “The World This Week”! Donald Trump continues to make headlines, for all the wrong reasons - but does he care? Also, the sports are being...

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2016-08-05 Brazil

Rio Olympics and Trump's bad week

If there's one city in the world that knows how to party it’s Rio de Janeiro. And after a rocky build-up to the Olympics, Brazilian authorities are hoping to shift the focus away...

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2016-07-29 Democrats (USA)

Europe on edge: Recent wave of attacks raises security concerns

Our first theme this week is becoming frighteningly recurrent - and that is of course the spate of deadly attacks here in Europe. Since the killing of 84 people in Nice on July...

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