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Top Turkish official warns US forces could end up staying in Syria

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From ecological disaster to small miracle in Mauritania

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TALKING EUROPE

Ukraine's deputy PM on Kiev's EU ambitions, corruption and Russian influence

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TALKING EUROPE

A journalist murdered: Europe's media freedom under threat

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Top psychiatrist: Trump's 'mental impairment' poses danger to world

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Hammond teases UK budget with homebuilding, driverless cars

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The 'Blame Game' has begun in Germany

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Exclusive: From Tehran to Najaf, a pilgrimage fraught with danger

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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 : 2011-01-31

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, January, 21th (part 1)

People across the Arab world have a "malicious grin", and François Picard’s panel knows why. Also, why panda diplomacy is always so successful in Sino-American relations; the reason rich people the world over are sweating over the latest WikiLeaks statement; and what could well be the obituary of Israel’s Labour Party.

On the set :

  • Alison SMALE, Editorial Director, International Herald Tribune
  • Samir AITA, Chief Editor, Edition Arabe - Le Monde Diplomatique, President of Le Cercle des Economistes Arabes
  • Edward CODY, Paris correspondent, Washington Post
  • A. Craig COPETAS, Senior writer, Bloomberg News

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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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