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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2010-11-01

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, October the 29th - part 2

The World This Week looks back at the top stories over the past seven days. Laura Baines and guests discuss Obama’s chances in the midterms, Brazil’s post Lula future, African elections in the light of polls in Ivory Coast and Guinea and the threat to France from Al Qaeda following the first direct threat from Osama bin Laden.

Our guests:

  • Eric PFANNER, Reporter, International Herald Tribune
  • Anne-Elisabeth MOUTET, Columnist, Sunday Telegraph
  • A. Craig COPETAS, Senior writer, Bloomberg News
  • Philip TURLE, Journalist, RFI

Click here to watch the first part

By Laura FARRENQ

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2015-08-28 Thalys train attack

When China Sneezes: World markets rattled by bubble burst (part 2)

China watchers insisted this week that calling Shanghai’s burst financial bubble "The Great Fall of China" was too strong... but that didn't stop a black Monday worldwide...

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2015-08-28 migrants

Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle migrant surge? (part 1)

Every day, the grim list of migrant tragedies grows longer. This week alone, 105 bodies have been recovered so far from a capsized boat off Libya, and there was the shocking...

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2015-07-31 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey launches offensives on PKK and Islamic State Group (part 2)

Turkey finally decided to join the struggle against the Islamic State group, launching bombing raids, allowing US aircraft to use Turkish air bases, and tightening security on...

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2015-07-31 Calais

Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

The blame game kicked in this week between Paris and London, as thousands of migrants continued to risk their lives to head to Britain from the French port town of Calais. The...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

French farmers revolt: Protests spread despite govt aid package (part 2)

French farmers have been manning the barricades this week. Dairy prices have gone through the floor worldwide these past months, and French farmers are dumping Belgian milk and...

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