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Film show: 'Southside With You', 'Nocturama' and remembering Gene Wilder

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

US voices concern over Turkey's offensive in Syria

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THE INTERVIEW

‘Paris committed to Syrian peace,’ French FM tells FRANCE 24

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IN THE PAPERS

Valls, Marianne and naked breasts

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IN THE PAPERS

Macron (metaphorically) kills his father

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THE DEBATE

France Ambassadors Conference: Hollande outlines foreign policy priorities (part 2)

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EYE ON AFRICA

Somalia: Car bomb outside presidential palace kills at least 10

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MEDIAWATCH

Socialists complain of Macron's 'betrayal' of Hollande

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THE DEBATE

France Ambassadors Conference: Hollande outlines foreign policy priorities (part 1)

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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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