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Investigations against pro-Ouattara camp to begin mid-2015, says ICC chief prosecutor

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Asaf Avidan's Gold Shadow

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UN Special Envoy to the Middle East: 'I leave the Gaza Strip in an even worse situation than before'

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Banding together against music streaming giants

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'My enemy's enemy?'

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Hollande: 'Lost in election'

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Beef off the menu in Maharashtra

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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 : 2012-04-16

The World This Week - April 13th, 2012

Amid the scramble to stop the killing in Syria, François Picard’s panel weighs up what’s billed as the only plan in town. Also, the "tax the rich" mantra gains traction in both the French and US election races, and why one century on, the sinking of the Titanic still resonates.

  • Janine DI GIOVANNI. Paris-based reporter. Author, "Ghosts by Daylight";
  • Ammar ABD RABBO. Freelance journalist and photographer;
  • Stefan DE VRIES. Paris correspondent, RTL4;
  • Judah GRUNSTEIN. Editor-in-Chief, World Politics Review.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

Watch the second part here. 

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Germanwings Crash: Co-pilot 'hid illness' on crash day (part 1)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain,...

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Yemen, the Escalation; France's Three Way Race; Clarkson Shown the Exit (part 2)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain,...

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2015-03-20 Tunisia museum attack

Tunisia Terror Attack; What next for Netanyahu and the US? (part 1)

In The World This Week, we focus on the storming of the Bardo antiquities museum by two-Libya trained jihadists in Tunisia, killing 21, an attack later claimed by the IS group....

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2015-03-20 Benjamin Netanyahu

Bibi's winning gamble; Obama's Middle East pivot; Climate change cyclone; Solar eclipse (part 2)

Nowruz was not forgotten by the White House, with the US president directly addressing the Iranian people to wish them Happy New Year, while crunch nuclear talks entered a...

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2015-03-13 Boko Haram

Boko Haram joins IS group, where's Putin?, Merkel's Japan mistake and the Gaye-Thicke plagiarism trial

In the second part of The World This week, we take a look at Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State group. Also, Vladimir Putin's absence sparks rumours, Angela...

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