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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.

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Latest update : 2011-06-13

Syria crackdown: the information war (part 2)

As the outside world braces itself for a reported crackdown in a north-western Syrian town, the leader of neighbouring Turkey condemns the "atrocity" there. François Picard’s panel explains why it’s more than just electioneering on the part of a Recep Tayyip Erdogan who is running for re-election on Sunday.

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  • Eric Pfanner, Paris Correspondent for International Herald Tribune and New York Times
  • Dave Clark, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP
  • Eleanor Beardsley, National Public Radio
  • Fouad Al Obaid, Kuwait Times correspondent in Paris

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2014-07-25 Ukraine

The World This Week - July 25th, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: It's a dark week for aviation following plane crashes in Ukraine, Taiwan and Mali, Russia faces further sanctions, despite truce efforts there's no end in...

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2014-07-25 Air Algérie Flight AH5017

The World This Week - July 25th, 2014

In The World This Week: It's a dark week for aviation following plane crashes in Ukraine, Taiwan and Mali, Russia faces further sanctions, despite truce efforts there's no end in...

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2014-07-18 Ukraine

The World This Week - 18 July 2014 (part 2)

In the world this week: Israel launches a ground offensive in Gaza, there's been international outrage at the news of a commercial Malaysian Airlines jet being shot down in...

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2014-07-18 Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

The World This Week - 18 July 2014

In the world this week: Israel launches a ground offensive in Gaza, there's been international outrage at the news of a commercial Malaysian Airlines jet being shot down in...

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2014-07-11 Brazil

The World This Week - 11 July 2014

In the world this week: Relations between Washington and Berlin hit a new post-war low, the Israel-Palestine crisis intensifies, the tide turns in favour of the government in...

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