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Zimbabwe's opposition leader says he hasn't been called upon to be part of the new government

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THE DEBATE

Palestinian Reconciliation: Will Fatah, Hamas agreement succeed?

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Could Pakistan be your next holiday destination?

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Defeated presidential candidate Fillon bids farewell to French politics

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Charles Manson: Murderer and cult leader dies after 47 years in prison

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Bricks vs. clicks: Will e-commerce finish off the high street shop?

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Eastwood & Gainsbourg: Can the children of geniuses step out from their famous shadows?

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Is France a chain-smoking nation?

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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 : 2012-05-14

The World This Week - May 11th, 2012

François Hollande had better be prepared to hit the ground running. François Picard’s panel expects the next French president to be tested as soon as he’s sworn in, possibly over the looming threat of political and economic chaos in Greece. Also, we look at an historic debate in Egypt and ask whether Barack Obama is really that bold on gay marriage.

  • Régis Le Sommier. Deputy Editor, Paris Match;
  • Craig Copetas. Paris-based journalist. Author, "Bear Hunting with the Politburo";
  • Vivienne Walt. Paris correspondent, Time Magazine;
  • Harold Hyman. Foreign affairs editor, BFM TV.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Paul Maakad.

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