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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 : 2012-05-07

The World This Week - May 4th, 2012

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.

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