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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 : 2012-01-16

Nigeria & Iran: The curse of oil subsidies

Cutting an oil-producing nation's addiction to fuel subsidies can backfire all-too quickly if a government has nothing else to offer. Also, Iran's plans to shut out the internet, and why practical is boring for Republican voters.

  • Judah Grunstein, Editor-in-Chief, World Politics Review;
  • Ammar Abd Rabbo, Photojournalist, Balkis Press;
  • Hamdam Mostafavi, Journalist at Iran Desk, Courrier International;
  • Nicholas Norbrook, Senior Editor, The Africa Report.

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Produced by Paul Maakad, Christopher Davies, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges.

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2016-09-23 Bahamas

Sarkozy's Populist Pivot, Bahamas Leaks, Syria Truce, Rome Olympic Bid (Part 2)

This week protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man, while in France Nicolas Sarkozy pandered to...

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2016-09-23 US police shooting

US Police Shootings: Race relations and the race to the White House (Part 1)

This week protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man, while in France Nicolas Sarkozy pandered to...

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2016-09-16 European Union

Hackers and whistleblowers, Clinton's health and Trump’s 'birther' theory

This week, European leaders met - without Britain - in Bratislava to discuss the future for a post-Brexit union. Also, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was the subject of Oliver...

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2016-09-09 Barack Obama

Loose cannons Trump and Duterte (part 1)

This week, Barack Obama faced criticism and even insults from Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, "build-a-wall politics" hit Europe as authorities extended...

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2016-09-09 Calais

Calais migrant camp, Pokémon GO (part 2)

This week, Barack Obama faced criticism and even insults from Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, "build-a-wall politics" hit Europe as authorities extended...

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