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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 : 2011-11-14

Bye-bye Berlusconi

Italy bids addio to Silvio Berlusconi but as a mountain of debt comes home to roost, the trouble may just be starting for Europe. Also, the backstory behind Nicolas Sarkozy and Barack Obama's open microphone assessment of Israel's prime minister.

Dave CLARK, Deputy Bureau Chief, Agence France-Presse news agency (AFP)

John KEATING, Paris Bureau Chief, Kuweit News Agency

Vivienne WALT, Contributor to Time Magazine

Ron LINKER, Paris bureau chief, Dutch public broadcaster NOS

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