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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 : 2012-05-21

The World This Week - May 18th, 2012

From Paris to Berlin to's been a busy week for the new French president. Laura Baines' panel assess Francois Hollande's performance in the world this week.

  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet. Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Régis Le Sommier. Deputy Editor, Paris Match;
  • Craig Copetas. Paris-based journalist. Author, "Bear Hunting with the Politburo";
  • John Vinocur. Editorialist, International Herald Tribune.

Watch the second part here.

Produced by Laura Baines, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.



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