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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 : 2010-11-08

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, November, 5th (part 1)

The World this Week takes stock of America’s changed political landscape after the Democrats’ drubbing in midterm elections and asks whether it all spells gridlock for Barack Obama. We also look at a week of frenzied diplomacy for Nicolas Sarkozy, from a big defence cooperation pact with Britain, to a controversial visit to France by Chinese President Hu Jintao.

On the set :

Alison SMALE, Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune

Mark DEEN, Jounalist, Bloomberg News

Philippe GELIE, Editor-in-chief, Foreign service, Le Figaro

Steven ERLANGER, Paris Bureau Chief, The New York Times

 

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By Laura FARRENQ

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

Military pressures Mugabe to step down, Macron mediates in Lebanon crisis

Our Friday panel of journalists discusses the latest from Zimbabwe, after Robert Mugabe's first appearance since the military takeover. We also look at Emmanuel Macron's role in...

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2017-11-10 Donald Trump

Saudi Prince cracks down at home and abroad; Trump in Asia

Our Friday panel of journalists discuss the latest from Saudi Arabia, after the Crown Prince netted more than 200 arrests in a surprise purge and Lebanon's Prime Minister Hariri...

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2017-11-03 Sexual harassment

Spain seeks arrest of Catalan leader; Terror in Manhattan

Our panel of journalists discuss the FBI investigation looking into possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump presidential campaign; the first successful terrorist attack...

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2017-10-27 Catalonia

Day of reckoning: Barcelona opts for independence, Madrid for direct rule

It's been a day of reckoning, with the Catalan anthem sung outside the regional parliament after separatist lawmakers voted for independence. And even though 38 minutes later,...

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2017-10-20 Raqqa

After Raqqa; Xi's the boss; and Spain enters unchartered waters

Our panel of international journalists discuss the Kurdish-led Syrian militias' victory over the IS group in Raqqa, while their Iraqi counterparts retreat in Kirkuk; Xi Jinping...

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