Latest update: 09/08/2011
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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