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Kiwi indie heroes The Naked and Famous reflect on life after 'Young Blood'

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France's election: 'The Russians are doing what they can to bring down Macron'

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North Dakota: Sioux tribe stands firm against pipeline project

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Georgian foreign minister discusses ties with EU, NATO

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NATO chief Stoltenberg: US is 'strongly committed to NATO'

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Climate change agreements: The US blows cold, what will the EU do?

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No mood to party: Some Brazilian cities are cancelling carnival

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Bailout talks worry Greeks living under austerity

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'Thanks but no thanks': French left-wing candidates bury idea of alliance

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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

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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