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Power to the People? Battle over Brexit and Parliamentary Democracy (part 1)

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Power to the People? Battle over Brexit and Parliamentary Democracy (part 2)

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Video: Iraq's 'Golden Division' troops in the battle for Mosul

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Italy faces shortage of young farmers

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The Rolling Stones pay homage to the blues with new covers album

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The 'Maduro diet': Venezuelans hit by food crisis

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French Christmas: So.Much.Food!

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US envoy to UN tells France 24 Russia 'has walked away from diplomacy' on Syria

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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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