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Medtech: Repairing the human body

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Jennifer Lawrence on why she's unafraid to speak out

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#THE 51%

Hola "Ellas Hoy" - The 51 Percent welcomes its sister show on FRANCE 24 Spanish

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A stroll through the Corsican city of Calvi, jewel of the Mediterranean

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REPORTERS

The torment of Christians living in Syria’s Khabur valley

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'Generation Merkel' yearns for continuity and stability

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DOWN TO EARTH

Amazon rainforest pays heavy price for Brazil's political crisis

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EYE ON AFRICA

Presidential election re-run pushed back to October 26th

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IN THE PAPERS

War of unknown words: Kim Jong-un calls Trump a 'dotard'

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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 : 2011-04-11

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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2017-09-15 The world this week

Burma's ethnic cleansing; Philippines' Duterte takes on the Church

Our panel of journalists discuss Burma's Rohingya crisis, which the UN has called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing"; Philippine President Duterte's latest provocations;...

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2017-09-08 Hurricane Irma

Storm of the Century; Pope Francis in Colombia; Suu Kyi's Silence

Our panel of international journalists looks at Hurricane Irma’s devastating path through the Caribbean, Pope Francis’s visit to Colombia, Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on the...

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2017-09-01 Hurricane Harvey

Houston and South Asia Flooding, Free Speech, Brexit and 'Game of Thrones'

Our panel of international journalists looks at the damage caused by flooding in the United States and South Asia, free speech and public discourse in the internet age, the...

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2017-08-25 Spain

Trump's Afghanistan Strategy, Spain Attacks, Venezuela

Our panel of international journalists discuss Trump’s new “fight to win” strategy in Afghanistan, the latest from the investigation into last week’s Spain bombings, the flight...

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2017-08-11 North Korea

The ever-escalating US-North Korea row; Kenya elections

Our panel of international journalists look at ever-escalating row between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's missile testing and nuclear ambition. We also turn to Kenya...

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