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Berry, the countryside that inspired George Sand

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Drone photography: A sky full of cameras

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Fascists, patriots, ultra-nationalists, revolutionaries: The many faces of Ukraine's 'Right Sector'

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Aylan Kurdi: A tragic symbol of the migrant crisis

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2010-12-01

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, November, 26th (part 2)

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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2015-08-28 Thalys train attack

When China sneezes: World markets rattled by Shanghai’s burst bubble (part 2)

China watchers insisted this week that calling Shanghai’s burst financial bubble "The Great Fall of China" was too strong. But that didn't stop world markets from experiencing a...

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2015-08-28 migrants

Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle the migrant surge? (part 1)

Every day, the list of migrant tragedies grows longer. This week alone, 105 bodies were recovered from a capsized boat off Libya, and there was the shocking discovery of 71...

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2015-07-31 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey launches offensives on PKK and Islamic State Group (part 2)

Turkey finally decided to join the struggle against the Islamic State group, launching bombing raids, allowing US aircraft to use Turkish air bases, and tightening security on...

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2015-07-31 Calais

Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

The blame game kicked in this week between Paris and London, as thousands of migrants continued to risk their lives to head to Britain from the French port town of Calais. The...

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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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