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French police question 8-year-old boy for "justifying terrorism"

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35 Basque independence activists face trial in Spain

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ENCORE!

Angoulême comics festival: The power of the pencil

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WEB NEWS

Mexican government declares missing students dead

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

'Snowmageddon' is snow problem for New York

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EYE ON AFRICA

Libya violence: At least 4 foreigners among those killed in hotel attack

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EYE ON AFRICA

Mali: 12 people die in suicide attack against MNLA

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IN THE PAPERS

'Who will follow in Charlie Hebdo's footsteps?'

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IN THE PAPERS

Searching for a 'blizzard buddy'

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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 : 2012-01-02

The World Next Year: from new Islamist governments to US and French elections

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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2015-01-23 Manuel Valls

Pope and family planning: Heated debate over pontiff's 'rabbit' comments (part 2)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

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2015-01-23 Ukraine

Saudi King Abdullah dies: Succession, stability and youth in question (part 1)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

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2015-01-16 Charlie Hebdo

After #JeSuisCharlie: Mohammed cartoons fuel debate on free speech (part 1)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

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2015-01-16 Boko Haram

Nigeria, the spillover: Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram (part 2)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

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2015-01-09 Charlie Hebdo

Paris Terror Attacks: Three Suspects Dead

French broadsheet Le Monde calls it France's September 11th. Not by the scale of the killing - there's no comparison with 9/11 or the Peshawar school massacre - but by the...

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