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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 : 2010-11-22

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, November, 19th (part 2)

Who to blame for Ireland’s trouble? Certainly its banks, but how about the Germans who pressured the markets? Also in The World This Week, François Picard’s panel discusses the painful birth of democracy in Guinea’s first open multiparty poll, Washington’s call to the likes of France and Spain not to pay ransom money to Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, and why the engagement of Kate and William is something of a revolution for royalty in Britain.

On the set :

  • Anne BAGAMERY, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune
  • Anne-Elisabeth MOUTET, Columnist, Sunday Telegraph (William & Harry : dernière chance pour la couronne)
  • George KAZOLIAS, News Producer at AITV-RFO, Professor at the American University of Paris
  • Billie O’KADAMERI, Journalist, Africa specialist,  Radio France Internationale

Watch the first part

A programme produced by Laura Farrenq




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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