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Hollande unofficially kicks off his re-election campaign

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President Trump? Celebrity billionaire confounds Republican party (part 2)

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President Trump? Celebrity billionaire confounds Republican party (part 1)

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Helen Clark: 'I’m the best person for the job of UN Secretary-General'

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Gulf states starting to feel the pinch of cheap oil

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Fast fashion: Wearing the world out

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Something's not quite kosher at bakery in sweet comedy 'Dough'

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Iraq: Who is Moqtada al-Sadr?

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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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