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'I got the power': Womanspreading takes hold of social media (and maybe 2018)

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IN THE PAPERS

What a story! France investigating Russian billionaire senator over tax fraud

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BUSINESS DAILY

US retailers gear up for post-Thanksgiving splurge

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MEDIAWATCH

Stars join campaign to #FreeCyntoiaBrown

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EYE ON AFRICA

Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday

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THE DEBATE

Hard bargaining: Lebanon prime minister returns and suspends resignation

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THE INTERVIEW

Keepers of the flame: Native American communities seeking to protect their cultural legacy

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FOCUS

Tunisians disillusioned, seven years after revolution

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ACCESS ASIA

Indonesia: New orangutan species found in Sumatra

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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 : 2010-12-01

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, November, 26th (part 1)

As ever on Fridays, the world this week takes a look back at the big headlines with a panel of journalists and specialists. On this week’s show we consider the worst clashes between the two Koreas since the end of the Korean war, the elections begin held in the rubble and despite a cholera epidemic in Haiti and the trial of former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. The week as seen by our panel of journalists on France 24.

On the set :

  • Katrin BENNHOLD, Journalist, The International Herald Tribune
  • Philippe GELIE, Editor-in-chief, Foreign service, Le Figaro
  • Craig COPETAS, Senior Writer, Bloomberg News
  • Jean-Hervé BRADOL, Research Director, MSF Foundation, Chargé d'enseignement, PSIA

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A programme produced by Mounia Ben Aïssa

By Mounia BEN AÏSSA

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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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