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Raqqa, Kirkuk, Xi Jinping

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The Dictator's Games: A rare look inside Turkmenistan

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Teaching maths with holograms

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Is China exporting its pollution?

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Are female empowerment adverts actually good for the cause?

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The mixed legacy of 'Abenomics' in Japan

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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 : 2012-07-30

The World This Week - July 27th, 2012 (Part 2)

The escalating conflict in Syria tops the agenda as world leaders wring their hands over an impending massacre in the key city of Aleppo. Laura Baines and her panel of journalists also look back at the events that shaped the European financial crisis this week. Last but not least, the greatest show on Earth has come to London, but with a few teething problems...

  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Christopher Dickey, Newsweek Magazine's Paris Bureau Chief and Mideast Editor and columnist for The Daily Beast;
  • George Kazolias, News Producer, AITV;
  • Patrick Vignal, Senior Correspondent, French service, Reuters, Paris.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Paul Makaad, Molly Hall and Mary Colombel

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2017-09-22 Mexico

Power Play in Barcelona, May's Brexit speech

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