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Hillary Clinton: A campaign built on wobbly pillars

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The Hollande (Re)Shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

The Hollande (Re)Shuffle: Cabinet expanded ahead of 2017 presidential elections (part 1)

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EU: Is agriculture getting greener? (part 2)

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TALKING EUROPE

EU: Is agriculture getting greener? (part 1)

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A rare documentary on life in Iraq, before and after the US invasion

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Ireland is back in business

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Market sell-off resumes as bank shares plunge

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US presidential race: Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

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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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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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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2016-02-05 Syria

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2016-01-29 Republicans (USA)

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2016-01-22 François Hollande

Is Trump for real? Palin endorses Republican frontrunner (part 2)

A London magistrates inquiry found that the Russian government was “probably” involved in the 2006 poisoning of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko, the slump in oil prices leaves...

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