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Arms race: Delegations eye lucrative deals at Abu Dhabi military fair

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France's Salon de l'Agriculture: Celebrating a struggling sector

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Brazil: Carnival in a time of crisis

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A long way from home: 'Lion' stars Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel hit the red carpet

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IN THE PAPERS

'Pineapple Pizza Tests Limits of Presidential Power in Iceland'

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IN THE PAPERS

French papers react to alliance between centrists Macron and Bayrou

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BUSINESS DAILY

Peugeot's profits double as Opel takeover eyed

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Bayrou decides to march with Macron

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THE DEBATE

France's Topsy-Turvy Election: Uncertain outcome as insurgents blow away old guard (part 1)

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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 : 2011-08-09

The World This Week - August 5th, 2011

Market mayhem: $2.5 trillion were lost as global stocks plunged over the last week, the worst sell-off in two years. Laura Baines and her panel also talk about the starvation in Somalia, which has reached the south of the country and Syria where the crackdown continues, with Hama under siege.

  • Samir AITA, Chief Editor, Le Monde diplomatique (Arabic edition)
  • Billy OKADAMERI, Africa specialist, Radio France International
  • Anne-Elizabeth MOUTET, Correspondent, Sunday Telegraph

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2017-02-17 police

Kim Jong-un, François Fillon, French Police Brutality (part 2)

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2017-02-10 Donald Trump

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2017-02-10 François Fillon

Martin Schulz, Police Brutality in France, Cameroon's Language Divide (part 2)

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France Terror Attack, 'Penelopegate' (part 1)

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