Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

MEDIAWATCH

#Ferguson

Read more

DEBATE

After Ferguson: What's Broken in America? (part 2)

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Tunisia’s Essebsi ‘personifies old regime’, says opponent Marzouki

Read more

DEBATE

After Ferguson: What's Broken in America?

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

David Nabarro, UN special envoy on Ebola

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Tunisia’s Essebsi says ready to form pluralist govt

Read more

WEB NEWS

USA: online reactions to the death of Tamir Rice

Read more

FOCUS

Working with offenders also key to ending domestic violence

Read more

ENCORE!

Man Booker Prize Winner Eleanor Catton

Read more

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.

    Watch the second part. 

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2014-11-21 Barack Obama

Band Aid 30 - Hit or miss? Bob Geldof in hot water over Ebola single

In The World This Week: With a deadline looming, Iran nuclear talks are on the homestretch; Obama bypasses a hostile Congress by announcing an amnesty for nearly 5 million...

Read more

2014-11-21 Barack Obama

Deal or no deal with Iran? Home stretch to reach historic agreement

In The World This Week: With a deadline looming, Iran nuclear talks are on the homestretch; Obama bypasses a hostile Congress by announcing an amnesty for nearly 5 million...

Read more

2014-11-14 Barack Obama

India sterilisation scandal: More arrests in wake of botched operations

In The World This Week: the highs and lows of the Rosetta space probe's historic mission to land on a comet, the world's worst polluters sign a surprise climate change deal on...

Read more

2014-11-14 Rosetta Space Probe

Rosetta probe: 'Last ditch' attempt to get samples from comet

In The World This Week: the highs and lows of the Rosetta space probe's historic mission to land on a comet, the world's worst polluters sign a surprise climate change deal on...

Read more

2014-11-07 Americas

Obama's final chapter: What next after the midterm defeat?

In The World This Week: The world marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, African leaders visit Burkina Faso after last week's historic uprising forced out its ruler of...

Read more