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Erdogan's toughest battle? Turkish president reverses course on key issues (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Erdogan's toughest battle? Turkish president reverses course on key issues (part 2)

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BUSINESS DAILY

IMF warns of risk to global economic growth from Chinese slowdown

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

United States: Obama in Alaska to highlight climate change

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

The road to exile: A Syrian family’s journey across Europe

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MEDIAWATCH

2015-09-02 20:45 MEDIA WATCH

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THE INTERVIEW

EU policy consigns Greece ‘to deeper depression’, says Stiglitz

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India - Pakistan: A new generation takes up arms in Kashmir

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Film Show: Wes Craven, ‘The Brand New Testament’, ‘This Ain't California’

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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 : 2011-08-29

The World This Week - August 26th, 2011 (part 1)

The hunt for Muammar Gaddafi won’t last as long as the hunt for Saddam Hussein, predicts The Africa Report’s Nicholas Norbrook. Also, Vivienne Walt of Time on why Dominique Strauss-Kahn is "the luckiest man on the planet", and amid the praise for Steve Jobs’ legacy at Apple, AFP’s Dave Clark explains why he’s sticking to two buttons on his computer mouse.

  • Anne BAGAMERY. Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Vivienne WALT. Journalist, Time Magazine;
  • Nicholas NORBROOK. Managing Editor, The Africa Report;
  • David CLARK. Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, AFP.

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2015-08-28 Thalys train attack

When China sneezes: World markets rattled by Shanghai’s burst bubble (part 2)

China watchers insisted this week that calling Shanghai’s burst financial bubble "The Great Fall of China" was too strong. But that didn't stop world markets from experiencing a...

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2015-08-28 migrants

Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle the migrant surge? (part 1)

Every day, the list of migrant tragedies grows longer. This week alone, 105 bodies were recovered from a capsized boat off Libya, and there was the shocking discovery of 71...

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2015-07-31 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey launches offensives on PKK and Islamic State Group (part 2)

Turkey finally decided to join the struggle against the Islamic State group, launching bombing raids, allowing US aircraft to use Turkish air bases, and tightening security on...

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2015-07-31 Calais

Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

The blame game kicked in this week between Paris and London, as thousands of migrants continued to risk their lives to head to Britain from the French port town of Calais. The...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

French farmers revolt: Protests spread despite govt aid package (part 2)

French farmers have been manning the barricades this week. Dairy prices have gone through the floor worldwide these past months, and French farmers are dumping Belgian milk and...

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