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Burundian top judge says he fled the country after government pressure

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EYE ON AFRICA

U.N. denies accusations it tried to cover sexual abuse in Central African Republic

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MEDIAWATCH

"Francois of Arabia" criticised in French press

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DEBATE

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

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DEBATE

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 1)

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TALKING EUROPE

Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

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FOCUS

The health risk behind Argentina's soya paradise

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TALKING EUROPE

Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

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Music show: Mumford & Sons and the 'Queen of British Blues'

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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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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2015-05-01 Freedom of Speech

The Right to Offend: Writers to Boycott Charlie Hebdo PEN Award

In The World This Week: The death toll continues to rise in Nepal after the country's worst earthquake in decades, six police officers in the USA are to be charged in connection...

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2015-05-01 Nepal

Nepal Earthquake: Death Toll Continues to Rise, Thousands Missing

In The World This Week: The death toll continues to rise in Nepal after the country's worst earthquake in decades, six police officers in the USA are to be charged in connection...

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2015-04-24 Yemen

Migrant Deaths: Politicians Divided after Emergency EU Summit (part 2)

In The World This Week: Armenia marks 100 years since the mass murder and deportation of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire; the would-be Paris terrorist who literally shot...

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2015-04-24 Yemen

The G-Word: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide (part 1)

In The World This Week: Armenia marks 100 years since the mass murder and deportation of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire; the would-be Paris terrorist who literally shot...

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2015-04-17 immigration

Deadly crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe (part 1)

We look at the plight of migrants so desperate to reach Europe; and the latest arrests by Italian police of smugglers. Also, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visits...

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