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Colombia's Path to Peace: Can historic deal with FARC rebels work? (part 2)

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The rise of political tourism in the Middle East

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Music show: Video Music Awards, Rock en Seine and Puppa Lek Sen

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The Gulf of Porto, a paradise of land and sea

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Quarterback takes a stand by sitting down

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The hidden secrets of Les Invalides

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Anger over restaurant's decision to deny service to Muslim women

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2011-08-19

The World This Week - 19 August (part 2)

Laura Baines and her panel of journalists discuss the top international news stories of the past seven days. For this edition, Baines asks if the latest international moves against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will stop the bloodshed; and if Egypt has lost control of the Sinai peninsula.

  • Alison SMALE. Executive Editor for the International Herald Tribune;
  • David CLARK. Deputy bureau chief Paris, AFP;
  • Célestine BOHLEN. Freelance journalist;
  • Philip TURLE. Journalist, RFI.

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2016-08-26 2016 Olympics

Biden in Turkey, Colombia Peace Deal, Ethiopia Olympic Protest (part 2)

This week a devastating earthquake hit central Italy, reducing towns to rubble and killing at least 267, France’s highest court finally ruled against a ban on burkinis and...

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2016-08-26 France

Earthquake in Italy, French Burkini Ruling (part 1)

This week a devastating earthquake hit central Italy, reducing towns to rubble and killing at least 267, France’s highest court finally ruled against a ban on burkinis and...

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2016-08-19 Syria

War in Syria and Burkini Controversy in France

The Syrian conflict has been rumbling on for years - but blasted back into the headlines this week, not just due to the horror of the bloodshed, and the brutal nature of the...

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2016-08-12 Donald Trump

Trump continues to shock with scandals also rocking the Rio Olympics

An action packed week to discuss here on “The World This Week”! Donald Trump continues to make headlines, for all the wrong reasons - but does he care? Also, the sports are being...

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2016-08-05 Brazil

Rio Olympics and Trump's bad week

If there's one city in the world that knows how to party it’s Rio de Janeiro. And after a rocky build-up to the Olympics, Brazilian authorities are hoping to shift the focus away...

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