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To smack or not to smack?

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DEBATE

Soft on Smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 2)

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FOCUS

French Muslims refuse to be scapegoats for extremists

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IN THE PAPERS

'Obama needs to provide real answers to Netanyahu's arguments'

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IN THE PAPERS

Hollande: 'We have to tear voters away from the National Front'

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FACE-OFF

French local elections: Far-right National Front in pole position

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ENCORE!

Film Show: 'Citizen Four', 'The Circle' and 'Wolf Totem'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tangerine Dream: Afropolitan star Yemi Alade chats to FRANCE 24

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iraq: Islamic State group's child soldiers

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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 : 2012-02-20

The World This Week - Feburary 17th, 2012

The Syria conflict certainly won’t be a repeat of Libya, warn François Picard’s panel. Also, Nicolas Sarkozy starts his re-election bid and comes out slugging, the US gives China's heir apparent the red carpet treatment, and why the world’s in the throes of Lin-sanity.

  • Christopher DICKEY, Newsweek Magazine's Paris Bureau Chief and Mideast editor and columnist for The Daily Beast;
  • Edward CODY, Washington Post correspondent in Paris;
  • Marjorie PAILLON, Journalist, host of Tech 24 on France 24;
  • Charles ONYANGO-OBBO, Executive Editor, Africa & Digital Media, Nation Media Group.

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2015-02-27 banking

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 2)

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens, the scene of clashes between police and far-left protesters angry at the government for backing down in the face of...

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2015-02-27 Greece

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 1)

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens, the scene of clashes between police and far-left protesters angry at the government for backing down in the face of...

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2015-02-20 Angela Merkel

Ukraine crisis continues despite ceasefire and English football racism in Paris

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens for the latest on the eurozone talks, then on to the withdrawal of the Ukrainian troops in Debaltseve and the fate of the...

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2015-02-20 France

Greek debt talks and French economic reform

For our look back at the week's events we head to Athens for the latest on the eurozone talks, then on to the withdrawal of the Ukrainian troops in Debaltseve and the fate of the...

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2015-02-13 Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Strauss-Khan Takes The Stand: Ex-IMF Chief Testifies in Prostitution Case

In the world this week: a glimmer of hope for peace in Ukraine after marathon talks in Minsk, Nigerian islamist militants Boko Haram launch their first deadly attack on...

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