Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

IN THE PAPERS

Kim Jong Un's rumored ex-lover popstar makes rare visit to South ahead of Games

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'Choose France', Macron tells 140 foreign business leaders ahead of summit

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

FRANCE 24 meets Liberia's George Weah ahead of his inauguration

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Gymnast's fierce courtroom address

Read more

THE DEBATE

A whole new world: Trump anniversary special

Read more

#TECH 24

Will artificial intelligence ever surpass the human brain?

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Aiding migrants in France: What are the legal implications?

Read more

FOCUS

The challenge of clearing Colombia of landmines

Read more

REVISITED

Video: Gambians reflect on first year of democracy

Read more

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

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

Watch the second part.

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2018-01-12 Germany

Trump's closed border policy, France's #MeToo row, Merkel still standing

Our panel of journalists look at Donald Trump denying that he asked Democratic lawmakers "why are we having all these people coming from shithole countries"? We also look at the...

Read more

2018-01-05 Donald Trump

Trump firing on all cylinders; Macron's fake news battle (part 2)

Our panel of journalists look at anti-government demonstrations flaring up across Iran, the biggest since the 2009 post-electoral protests in Tehran. We look also at the first...

Read more

2018-01-05 Iran

Iran protests: World powers at odds over surprise demonstrations (part 1)

Our panel of journalists look at anti-government demonstrations flaring up across Iran, the biggest since the 2009 post-electoral protests in Tehran. We look also at the first...

Read more

2017-12-21 Russia

The world in 2018: What to expect in the year ahead

In this special edition of The World This Week, François Picard and his panel of guests takes a look at what 2018 is likely to have in store for us: From Vladimir Putin's Russia...

Read more

2017-12-22 Donald Trump

The world this year: Trump's presidency, France's fresh face and the Weinstein scandal

This time a year ago, following the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as the new US president, we braced ourselves for a new world order. Trump alluded to this new...

Read more