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Dubai: Taking a dip into the Emirate's underwater world

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THE INTERVIEW

Libyan PM: 'We need the UN's support to hold elections'

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ENCORE!

Film show: 'Valerian', 'A Violent Life' and 'Belle de Jour'

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The limits of affirmative action in Brazil

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EYE ON AFRICA

Rival Libyan leaders back ceasefire, elections

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IN THE PAPERS

Western men 'less fertile' due to modern living, scientists warn

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IN THE PAPERS

A 'crazy gamble': Luc Besson's €197m blockbuster 'Valerian' hits French cinemas

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BUSINESS DAILY

New KitKat factory to cater for exotic flavours

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MEDIAWATCH

John McCain's healthcare vote backlash

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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 : 2012-05-07

The World This Week - May 4th, 2012 (part 2)

France’s bruising presidential election campaign concludes with Socialist François Hollande pulling ahead in the polls, but François Picard’s panel points to a fickle far-right electorate that could spring surprises come Sunday. Also, the anti-Europe vote in Greece, and the UK and Washington’s blushes over China’s Chen affair.

  • Christopher Dickey. Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek. Columnist, The Daily Beast;
  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet. Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Philippe Moreau Chevrolet. Columnist, Nouvel Observateur;
  • Edward Cody. Paris Correspondent, The Washington Post.

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

Watch the first part here.

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