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Civil rights leader Al Sharpton says Trump 'channels' racism

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Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

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Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

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Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto to vote on autonomy

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France considers tough new laws to crack down on sexual harassment

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Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco

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California: When your home is reduced to ashes

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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 - Friday, November the 12th - part 2

After voters back home, Barack Obama’s now lost his lustre abroad, failing to woo his counterparts at the G-20 summit in Seoul. Also, a folksy George W. Bush times his return to coincide with the Democrats’ thumping in the midterm elections, Ireland’s troubles and why Iraq’s violent, fractious, and drawn-out manner of choosing a new government may have a bright side. Joining François Picard in The World This Week are Eric Pfanner, Christopher Dickey, Judah Grunstein and Dave Clarke.

Our guests:

  • Eric PFANNER, Reporter, International Herald Tribune
  • David CLARK, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP
  • Christopher DICKEY, Paris Bureau Chief and Middle East Regional Editor, Newsweek
  • Judah GRUNSTEIN, Managing Editor, World Politics review

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2017-09-29 Emmanuel Macron

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2017-09-22 Mexico

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2017-09-15 The world this week

Burma's ethnic cleansing; Philippines' Duterte takes on the Church

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