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The battle over posted workers: Macron on tour to convince EU leaders

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Film show: BPM, The Beguiled, Jerry Lewis

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Rap activist weighs in on Angolan election

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Israeli-Palestinian conflict: A US summer camp brings two sides together

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IN THE PAPERS

'France has its own ghosts'

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IN THE PAPERS

'Stop the impunity of harassment in Morocco'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Hit hard by falling oil prices, Angola looks to diversify economy

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EYE ON AFRICA

Africa's resources: Re-examining the management of oil and gas

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MEDIAWATCH

A closer look at Trump's Afghan policy

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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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2017-08-11 North Korea

The ever-escalating US-North Korea row; Kenya elections

Our panel of international journalists look at ever-escalating row between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's missile testing and nuclear ambition. We also turn to Kenya...

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2017-08-05 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis deepens as opposition plans new protest

In The world this week, we discuss Venezuela crisis with our two guests. On Friday, leaders of the opposition urged citizens to fill the streets of Caracas to reject the Assembly...

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2017-08-04 Venezuela

Venezuela's controversial assembly convenes; Grand Jury used for Trump Russia probe

We look at Caracas, where a controversial assembly of 545 delegates convened for the first time on Friday. Charged with rewriting the constitution, the all-powerful group will...

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2017-07-28 Donald Trump

Jerusalem tensions: What does it mean for the region?

Our panel of journalists look at what ongoing tensions in Jerusalem mean for the region; French President Emmanuel Macron's diplomatic coup after getting two rival leaders in...

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2017-07-22 Emmanuel Macron

Head of French armed forces quits; Six months of President Trump

Our panel of journalists look at French President Emmanuel Macron's visit to the Tour de France but also the resignation of France’s top general; the showdown in Poland over...

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