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The 'Académie française': Guard dog of the French language

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Tunisia's extra-harsh marijuana law

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A rare documentary on life in Iraq, before and after the US invasion

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'So it turns out Einstein was right all along'

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India's growth spurt: What's driving the world's fastest-growing economy?

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ACROSS AFRICA

Congolese 'expelled' from Brazzaville appeal for help

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IN THE PAPERS

'Mister DIY'

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THE DEBATE

The Hollande (re)shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

The Hollande (re)shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 1)

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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 : 2010-05-25

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - From May 17 to 21 (part 2)

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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2016-02-05 Julian Assange

UN to Julian Assange's rescue? (Part 1)

In The World This Week, Julian Assange declares victory after a UN panel calls for the Wikileaks founder to be allowed to walk free, David Cameron tours Europe to explain why he...

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2016-02-05 Syria

Syria: Assad on the offensive while peace talks stall (Part 2)

In The World This Week, up to 20,000 new refugees flee to the Turkish border as a result of the Syrian government's offensive on Aleppo, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders face...

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2016-01-29 Christiane Taubira

Rouhani in Europe: Sanctions relief signals Iran pivot (part 2)

In The World This Week: Republican and Democrat candidates battled it out one last time before the crucial Iowa caucuses next Monday, Denmark and Sweden’s enthusiasm for...

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2016-01-29 Republicans (USA)

Trumped by outsiders: Uncertain Iowa caucuses kick off US primaries (part 1)

In The World This Week: Republican and Democrat candidates battled it out one last time before the crucial Iowa caucuses next Monday, Denmark and Sweden’s enthusiasm for...

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2016-01-22 François Hollande

Is Trump for real? Palin endorses Republican frontrunner (part 2)

A London magistrates inquiry found that the Russian government was “probably” involved in the 2006 poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, the slump in oil prices leaves...

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