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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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Wikileaks, a bomb effect? (Part 2)

Is a quarter of a million leaked cables to and from the US State Department helpful to democracy? Journalism? Diplomacy? Were the revelations surprising? Or just confirmation of what we already knew? Meanwhile Ivory Coast is on a knife edge. Both sides declare victory following the first elections in ten years. Is the country on the brink of civil war? Finally, minus 20 degrees in 2018, plus 50 degrees in 2022! Was FIFA right to choose Russia and Qatar as World Cup hosts?

  • Matthew SALTMARSH, Reporter, International Herald Tribune
  • George KAZOLIAS, News Producer at AITV-RFO, Professor at the American University of Paris
  • Régis LE SOMMIER, Co-Editor in Chief, Paris Match, Author of "L’Irak n’existe plus"
  • David CLARK, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP

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