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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.



Latest update : 2011-08-29

The World This Week - August 26th, 2011 (part 2)

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.

Watch the first part.



2015-03-20 Tunisia museum attack

Tunisia Terror Attack; What next for Netanyahu and the US? (part 1)

In The World This Week, we focus on the storming of the Bardo antiquities museum by two-Libya trained jihadists in Tunisia, killing 21, an attack later claimed by the IS group....

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2015-03-20 Benjamin Netanyahu

Bibi's winning gamble; Obama's Middle East pivot; Climate change cyclone; Solar eclipse (part 2)

Nowruz was not forgotten by the White House, with the US president directly addressing the Iranian people to wish them Happy New Year, while crunch nuclear talks entered a...

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2015-03-13 Boko Haram

Boko Haram joins IS group, where's Putin?, Merkel's Japan mistake and the Gaye-Thicke plagiarism trial

In the second part of The World This week, we take a look at Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State group. Also, Vladimir Putin's absence sparks rumours, Angela...

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2015-03-13 Syria

The enemies of my enemies: The battle for Syria and Iraq

In The World This Week, we turn to Syria. It's been four years since a protest in the Syrian city of Deraa, originally led in opposition to the brutal arrest of teenagers who had...

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2015-03-06 India

Rape in India, Russia after Nemtsov, France scolded for Smacking

In India a film about the gang rape of a student was banned as one of the defendants pinned the blame on the victim. This was followed by two brutal mob lynchings of suspected...

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