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'War is not an option,' says former FARC guerrilla leader

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Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

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Ireland's abortion referendum

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Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

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Sugar and spice: The flavours of the French Caribbean

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The French are so rude! Or are they?

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Video: After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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'We heard there might be a civil war': May 68 seen from abroad

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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 : 2012-02-20

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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