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Michael Fassbender is author Philip Kerr's pick to play Bernie Gunther

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Ecuador: The rush for oil in Yasuni National Park

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The real top chef: Meeting the French president's cook

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Video: Crimean dissidents silenced by Moscow

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France refuses to return cultural artifacts to Benin

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France's Fillon insists President Hollande is behind efforts to tarnish him

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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.

Latest update : 2011-08-01

The World This Week - July 29th, 2011 (part 2)

The rest of the world may quiver over the debt deadlock but all that matters to Washington lawmakers are the phone calls, letters, and emails of frenzied constituents. Also, the media blitz of Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s New York accuser, and the difference between democracy and free speech in the wake of the China train disaster.

  • ZHANG Xin. Journalist, Xinhua News Agency;
  • George KAZOLIAS. News Producer at AITV-RFO, Professor at the American University of Paris;
  • Billie OKADAMERI. Journalist, Africa specialist, Radio France Internationale;
  • Eric OLANDER. Digital Media Editor, France 24.

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