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Dealing with returning jihadists: Is de-radicalisation possible?

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ENCORE!

Noel Gallagher, Bryce Dessner and ‘David Bowie is’ in Paris

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THE INTERVIEW

'Agent Storm': How a militant Islamist became a CIA spy

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China: New reform set to benefit migrants

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THE OBSERVERS

Caged children in Syria and dumpster diving in Ivory Coast

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IN THE PAPERS

French local elections: April 21st all over again?

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IN THE PAPERS

Nemtsov murder: 'Calculated political violence'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Paul Kagame visits UNESCO HQ in Paris

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BUSINESS DAILY

Samsung hopes to win back lost ground with new phones

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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2011-08-01

The World This Week - July 29th, 2011

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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2015-02-27 banking

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 2)

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens, the scene of clashes between police and far-left protesters angry at the government for backing down in the face of...

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2015-02-27 Greece

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 1)

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens, the scene of clashes between police and far-left protesters angry at the government for backing down in the face of...

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2015-02-20 Angela Merkel

Ukraine crisis continues despite ceasefire and English football racism in Paris

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens for the latest on the eurozone talks, then on to the withdrawal of the Ukrainian troops in Debaltseve and the fate of the...

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2015-02-20 France

Greek debt talks and French economic reform

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens for the latest on the eurozone talks, then on to the withdrawal of the Ukrainian troops in Debaltseve and the fate of the...

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2015-02-13 Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Strauss-Khan Takes The Stand: Ex-IMF Chief Testifies in Prostitution Case

In the world this week: a glimmer of hope for peace in Ukraine after marathon talks in Minsk, Nigerian islamist militants Boko Haram launch their first deadly attack on...

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