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A drug in Mayotte turning people into zombies; and the violent expulsion of a waterside community in Lagos

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Prostitution in Pattaya: Cleaning up Thailand's 'Sin City'

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Will the left and right rally to see off far-right Le Pen?

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Who are Le Pen and Macron's voters?

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French press review: Macron 'a step away' from Elysée Palace

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Papa Wemba: Remembering the music and style icon, one year on

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US in budget showdown over Trump's border wall

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Word to the Wise, Mr. Macron: Stay humble

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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.

Latest update : 2012-04-23

The World This Week - April 20th, 2012

He was billed as a leader who thrives in a crisis, so why is Nicolas Sarkozy polling so poorly? François Picard's panel looks at France and its candidates on the eve of the first round of the presidential election.

  • Patrick Vignal, Senior Correspondent, Reuters news agency, Paris bureau;
  • Christopher Dickey, Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek/The Daily Beast;
  • Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Dave Clark, Paris Deputy Bureau Chief, Agence France-Presse.

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Produced by Paul Maakad, Diaraye Bah, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Champs-Elysées attack: What impact on Sunday's French election? (part 1)

It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then, with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left, a 39-year-old convict targeted police on...

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

After Brexit and Trump: World waits on French presidential election (part 2)

It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then, with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left, a 39-year-old convict targeted police on...

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2017-04-14 Donald Trump

Mélenchon mania, Venezuela protests, United's PR disaster (part 2)

In this edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists look at how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be emboldened by a win in Turkey’s...

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2017-04-14 Donald Trump

Turkey referendum, Trump's trigger happy foreign policy (part 1)

In this edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists look at how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be emboldened by a win in Turkey’s...

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2017-04-07 air strikes

Trump turns on Assad: How will US strikes impact war in Syria? (part 2)

Our panel of international journalists usually analyses the significant events of the week, but today’s show focuses solely on Syria in light of the US launching airstrikes in...

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