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EYE ON AFRICA

Gigantic snails are a delicacy in Ivory Coast

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MEDIAWATCH

Hollande and Valls tell Trump, 'France is still France!'

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THE DEBATE

It's all about Trump: how effective will the Democratic Party campaign be?

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FOCUS

Indian women on frontline of battle against alcohol

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

35 hours: Are French workers lazy?

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Race to the White House: Hillary Clinton's popularity problem

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THE INTERVIEW

HRW chief Kenneth Roth: 'Putin cares about European public opinion'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Facebook profits soar 186% as user numbers surge

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IN THE PAPERS

Turkey: 'Once upon a time, there was a democracy'

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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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2016-07-15 Truck attack in Nice

Terror attack in Nice: Making sense of Bastille Day rampage (part 1)

84 dead, ten of them children, some fifty others in critical condition, a reinforced state of emergency, a city and a nation in shock. This after a truck rammed through the crowd...

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2016-07-15 France

Terror attack in Nice: Making sense of Bastille Day rampage (part 2)

84 dead, ten of them children, some fifty others in critical condition, a reinforced state of emergency, a city and a nation in shock. This after a truck rammed through the crowd...

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2016-07-08 Tony Blair

'A better and safer place': Tony Blair and the Chilcot Inquiry (part 2)

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2016-07-08 Black Lives Matter movement

Dallas police shooting: Attack follows latest cop killings of African Americans (part 1)

This week, tragedy hit Dallas as sniper fire rained down on police officers at a Black Lives Matter protest, killing five officers and wounding seven others. In the UK, the...

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2016-07-01 Brexit

Turkey targeted: IS group blamed in Istanbul airport attack (part 2)

In The World This Week we look at the fallout from the UK referendum vote to leave the European Union, the terrorist attack at Ataturk airport in Istanbul, the swearing-in of...

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