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Europe's new 'Iron Curtain'

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The hunter hunted

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The allure of trade: French foreign minister seeking closer ties with Tehran (part 2)

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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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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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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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Kenya: First 'homecoming' as US president (part 1)

Call it the return of the prodigal son: Kenya is rolling out the red carpet for Barack Obama, returning to his father's country for the first time since he became president. And...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

The Greek divide: What's next for the European Union? (part 2)

A deal for Greece was struck in Brussels, but it was followed by backbench dissent in the Greek and German parliaments, finger-pointing among creditors, and talk of a government...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

After the deal: Nuclear agreement sparks reactions around the world (part 1)

It was on Tuesday - Bastille Day in France - that nuclear negotiators struck a deal in Vienna, overcoming the resistance of hardliners to pave the way for an historic thaw in the...

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2015-07-10 Iran

Iran talks: Vienna deadline missed again (part 2)

In Vienna, nuclear negotiators have missed a Friday date which in effect doubles to 60 days the amount of time a hostile US Congress will have to pick holes in any deal. The...

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