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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 : 2011-08-15

The World This Week - August 12th, 2011

Global stock markets have rarely had such a hectic week, trillions were wiped off the value of global companies and frantic politicians cut short their holidays to race home and pledge yet more austerity. Laura Baines and her panel of journalists also discuss the ongoing brutality in Syria where President Assad continues his crack down on citizens and the legal aftermath of England's riots.

  • Christopher DICKEY, Newsweek Magazine's Paris Bureau Chief and Mideast Editor and columnist for The Daily Beast
  • Steven ERLANGER, Paris Bureau Chief, The New York Times
  • Stefan DE VRIES , RTL4 Correspondent in Paris
  • Vivienne WALT, Journalist, Time Magazine

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2016-09-23 Bahamas

Sarkozy's Populist Pivot, Bahamas Leaks, Syria Truce, Rome Olympic Bid (Part 2)

This week protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man, while in France Nicolas Sarkozy pandered to...

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2016-09-23 US police shooting

US Police Shootings: Race relations and the race to the White House (Part 1)

This week protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man, while in France Nicolas Sarkozy pandered to...

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2016-09-16 European Union

Hackers and whistleblowers, Clinton's health and Trump’s 'birther' theory

This week, European leaders met - without Britain - in Bratislava to discuss the future for a post-Brexit union. Also, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was the subject of Oliver...

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2016-09-09 Barack Obama

Loose cannons Trump and Duterte (part 1)

This week, Barack Obama faced criticism and even insults from Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, "build-a-wall politics" hit Europe as authorities extended...

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2016-09-09 Calais

Calais migrant camp, Pokémon GO (part 2)

This week, Barack Obama faced criticism and even insults from Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, "build-a-wall politics" hit Europe as authorities extended...

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