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20 years of Harry Potter

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Modi meets Trump: The ties that bind US and India leaders

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Left-wing activism on the rise in the United States

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TALKING EUROPE

'Huge failure' on refugee crisis is 'existential problem for EU'

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TALKING EUROPE

Divisions over migration policy: What should the EU do?

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A trip through France's breathtaking Auvergne region

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When Modi met Trump: Budding romance or one-night stand?

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How to counter Islamic State group propaganda?

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Coal power plant in Senegal worries residents; and the Venezuelan TV show... in a bus

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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 : 2011-08-15

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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