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French court rules #burkini ban "clearly illegal"

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Biden in Turkey, Colombia Peace Deal, Ethiopia Olympic Protest (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Earthquake in Italy, French Burkini Ruling (part 1)

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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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Getting away with murder in DR Congo

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

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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.

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2010-10-25

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, October the 22nd - part 2

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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2016-08-26 2016 Olympics

Biden in Turkey, Colombia Peace Deal, Ethiopia Olympic Protest (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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2016-08-26 France

Earthquake in Italy, French Burkini Ruling (part 1)

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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