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Over 8,000 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in 48 hours

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Farewell to arms? Crucial step for Colombia peace process

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Angela Merkel softens resistance to gay marriage

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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.

Latest update : 2010-10-25

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, October the 22nd - part 1

It’s austerity, redefined. The clash over French pensions comes to a head while across the Channel, the UK unveils its biggest belt-tightening since World War II. The size of government definitely an issue on both sides of the Atlantic in the final stretch before the November Second midterm elections. Joining François Picard are Matthew Saltmarsh of the IHT, Paul Taylor of the Reuters news agency, Judah Grunstein of World Politics Review and George Kazolias of French partner station AITV.

Our guests:

  • Matthew SALTMARSH, Reporter, International Herald Tribune
  • Paul TAYLOR, Associate Editor, Reuters
  • Judah GRUNSTEIN, Editor-in-chief, World Politics Review
  • George KAZOLIAS, AITV News Producer, Instructor of Global Communications, American University of Paris

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2017-06-23 Emmanuel Macron

France's new frontman, America's absent centre, May's Brexit gamble

Our panel of international journalists look at Theresa May’s increasingly weakened negotiating position on Brexit, compared to Emmanuel Macron who was the belle of the ball at...

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2017-06-16 Emmanuel Macron

Congressman shooting; In Macron we trust; Rodman the unlikely peacemaker (part 2)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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2017-06-16 Germany

Remembering Helmut Kohl; A Tale of Two Londons (part 1)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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2017-06-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's momentum: Landslide expected in French legislative elections (part 2)

Sunday is the first round of the legislative elections in France and Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche party is set to clobber opponents with what could be an...

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2017-06-09 UK Elections

UK elections: Hung parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations (part 1)

When British PM Theresa May declared a surprise snap election six weeks ago, it looked like it would be a walk in the park. It’s ended with a drive to Buckingham Palace but a...

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