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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2011-02-21

THE WORLD THIS WEEK - Friday, February, 18th (part 1)

This Friday on The World This Week: protests continue in the Arab world, especially in Libya and Bahrain; French diplomacy is highly criticised; and Italian people are exasperated with their PM Berlusconi's scandals.

On the set :

  • Alison Smale, Editorial Editor, International Herald Tribune
  • Régis Le Sommier, Co-Editor in Chief, Paris Match
  • George Kazolias, News Producer at AITV-RFO 
  • Celestine Bohlen, Freelance journalist

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