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Rio mired in economic crisis a year after hosting the Olympics

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ENCORE!

Elizabeth Strout: 'There’s something emotionally truthful about my characters'

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THE INTERVIEW

Polish foreign minister: Macron's comments on Poland 'were not necessary'

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THE OBSERVERS

The controversial colonial statue in Senegal; and the centuries-old town in Turkey being destroyed by the govt

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BUSINESS DAILY

End of an era: Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

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IN THE PAPERS

'We aren't ready' for a second vote in Kenya and flip-flopping on climate change

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IN THE PAPERS

Another Hurricane? It's Maria's turn. And, when's your printer going to stop working?

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EYE ON AFRICA

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

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MEDIAWATCH

All eyes on Trump and Macron at UN General Assembly

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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

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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2017-09-15 The world this week

Burma's ethnic cleansing; Philippines' Duterte takes on the Church

Our panel of journalists discuss Burma's Rohingya crisis, which the UN has called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing"; Philippine President Duterte's latest provocations;...

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2017-09-08 Hurricane Irma

Storm of the Century; Pope Francis in Colombia; Suu Kyi's Silence

Our panel of international journalists looks at Hurricane Irma’s devastating path through the Caribbean, Pope Francis’s visit to Colombia, Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on the...

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2017-09-01 Hurricane Harvey

Houston and South Asia Flooding, Free Speech, Brexit and 'Game of Thrones'

Our panel of international journalists looks at the damage caused by flooding in the United States and South Asia, free speech and public discourse in the internet age, the...

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2017-08-25 Spain

Trump's Afghanistan Strategy, Spain Attacks, Venezuela

Our panel of international journalists discuss Trump’s new “fight to win” strategy in Afghanistan, the latest from the investigation into last week’s Spain bombings, the flight...

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2017-08-11 North Korea

The ever-escalating US-North Korea row; Kenya elections

Our panel of international journalists look at ever-escalating row between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's missile testing and nuclear ambition. We also turn to Kenya...

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