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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2011-04-11

The World This Week - Friday, April 8th (part 2)

50 years after African independence, Europe’s colonial past makes headlines in The World This Week. François Picard’s panel argues over the long-term consequences of French intervention in Ivory Coast and whether it’s right to charge the current UK government for atrocities committed in the 1950s during Kenya’s Mau Mau rebellion.

  • Alison SMALE, Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune.
  • Kate DOURIAN, Middle East Editor, Platt’s
  • Mamadou DIOUF, Professor at Columbia University, head of the Institute of African Studies
  • Alexandra BRANGEON, Radio Journalist, Africanist

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2014-10-24 Paris

A 'true friend' of Russia: Total's CEO dies in Moscow plane crash

In The World This Week: Canada is shaken by a shooting in Ottawa's parliament, the first Ebola case reaches New York City, the CEO of French oil giant Total dies in a plane crash...

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2014-10-24 Canada

Canada's jihadists: Country in shock after parliament shooting

In The World This Week: Canada is shaken by a shooting in Ottawa's parliament, the first Ebola case reaches New York City, the CEO of French oil giant Total dies in a plane crash...

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Beyond Kobani: Jihadists resist strikes in Syria and gain ground in Iraq

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Ebola - Keep calm: Psychosis in Europe and the US as disease wreaks havoc in Africa

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-10 Syria

Panic over Ebola: Authorities on high alert as Spain gets first case

In the second part of The World this Week, our guests discuss the ongoing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, the worldwide panic over the Ebola virus outbreak and the British...

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