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East Germany's stolen babies

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Turkey's ambassador to France reacts to Erdogan's re-election

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'Two thirds of victims of human trafficking in Europe are EU nationals'

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A new stance on immigration? Europe's latest tussle over migrants

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Meet Zsa Zsa the English bulldog, the world's ugliest dog

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'Turkey is a very weak state which looks very strong'

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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 (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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2018-06-22 François PICARD

Zero Tolerance: Does Border Security Trump Compassion?

In the United States, the Trump administration has gone back on its decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the border. But confusion still reigns over the...

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2018-06-15 François PICARD

World Cup kicks off; Trump hits back at critics; Migrant crisis divides EU

Our panel of journalists looks at Russia's biggest sporting event since the 1980 Summer Olympics, with the hosts surprising themselves in the World Cup opener with a resounding...

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2018-06-08 François PICARD

G7 summit; Spain's new government; Violence in Nicaragua

Our panellists discuss the rising tensions at the G7 summit. As heads of state arrive in Canada, US isolationism is at the forefront of discussion. Is the US stronghold on global...

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2018-06-01 Tom BURGES WATSON

North Korea diplomacy; Trade war looms; Italy's new government

Our panel of journalists looks at a North Korean delegation headed by high-ranking official Kim Yong-chol delivering a letter to Donald Trump from Kim Jong-un; some of America's...

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2018-05-25 François PICARD

Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

Our panel of journalists looks at Harvey Weinstein pleading not guilty to rape and sex crimes against two women; Irish voters deciding whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment of...

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