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Viva Technology conference opens in Paris as Macron seeks French dominance

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Does the NFL's new ultimatum on kneeling pander to Donald Trump?

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What's in a name? France moves to protect regional term for chocolate croissant

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Macron and Kagame meet to repair strained ties over Rwandan genocide

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Remembering Philip Roth

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Film show: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', 'Angel Face' and 'Peeping Tom'

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Iraq: Children of Fallujah try to rebuild their lives

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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.

Latest update : 2010-05-25

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - From May 17 to 21

While Europe loses its bearings over banking, the US Congress approves landmark legislation...France denies speculation of a prisoner swap with Iran, but doubts linger...and was Thailand’s bloodbath avoidable? Joining François Picard in The World This Week: Alison Smale, International Herald Tribune executive editor; Eleanor Beardsley, Paris correspondent for National Public Radio in the US; Christopher Dickey of Newsweek magazine, and Patrice de Beer of the editorial website Open Democracy.

A programme produced by Mounia Ben Aïssa and François Picard

 

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2018-05-18 Nuclear North Korea

Summit or no summit: North Korea angry over military drill

Peace on the Korean peninsula is threatened as North Korea threatens to pull out of the planned summit between President Trump and Kim Jong-un. This after Pyongyang expresses...

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2018-05-11 Israel

Israel at 70: The impasse with the Palestinians; What's left of the Iran deal?

Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria. It comes ahead of next Monday's decision by...

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2018-05-04 Donald Trump

The end of ETA; Theresa May under pressure; Donald Trump's legal troubles

It was the week that one of Europe's last armed separatist movements laid down its weapons for good: Basque movement ETA announced its dissolution. Our panel of journalists also...

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2018-04-27 North Korea

'One Nation, One Blood': Historic summit unites Korean leaders

History was made this week at the border between the two Koreas. Kim Jong-un became Pyongyang's first leader to cross the demarcation line since 1953. Will this meeting actually...

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2018-04-20 Syria

Suspected chemical attack in Syria: Gunfire delays deployment of inspectors

Our panellists discuss this week's top headlines: First we look at Syria and the outcome of the strikes on suspected chemical weapons labs. With the OPCW unable to access the...

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