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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.

Guests : 

  • 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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2016-05-06 Donald Trump

Trump trumps GOP rivals, French labour law debated in parliament (part 1)

This week Donald Trump became the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, France’s polarizing labour law began its lengthy review period in parliament. Turkey pursues its...

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2016-05-06 Donald Trump

Erdogan continues journalist crackdown, Sadiq Khan elected London Mayor (part 2)

This week Donald Trump became the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, France’s polarizing labour law began its lengthy review period in parliament. Turkey pursues its...

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