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When China Sneezes: World markets rattled by bubble burst (part 2)

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

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Behind the scenes of France's National Assembly

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Saving water, one shower at a time

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Katrina, ten years on: Young survivors still grapple with trauma

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Has New Orleans got its groove back?

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Meet the French troops hunting jihadists in Sahel

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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.

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2012-01-02

The World Next Year: from new Islamist governments to US and French elections (part 2)

François Picard and his panel discuss the Arab revolutions, the financial crisis and other important events of 2011 and their implications for 2012. Also on the agenda in this new year are elections in France and the US - can Barack Obama and Nicolas Sarkozy be re-elected?

  • Steven ERLANGER, Paris Bureau Chief, New York Times;
  • Patrick SMITH, Editor in Chief, The Africa Report;
  • Christopher DICKEY, Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek Magazine;
  • Aude BARON, Editor in Chief, 'Le Plus-Nouvel Obs' (Le Nouvel Observateur)

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2015-08-28 Thalys train attack

When China Sneezes: World markets rattled by bubble burst (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 a black Monday worldwide...

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2015-08-28 migrants

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

Every day, the grim list of migrant tragedies grows longer. This week alone, 105 bodies have been recovered so far from a capsized boat off Libya, and there was the shocking...

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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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