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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 : 2012-06-11

The World This Week - June 8th, 2012

Cyril Vanier's panel overviews the week's major events. In Syria, reports emerge of a massacre near Hama: at least 55 people including women and children appear to have been shot or stabbed to death by government militias who then proceeded to burn their bodies. Is this a turning point in the Syrian crisis?

  • Anne-Elisabeth MOUTET. Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Christopher DICKEY. Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek Magazine. Columnist, The Daily Beast;
  • Craig COPETAS. Paris-based journalist;
  • Toni CRUANYES. Paris correspondent, TV3.

Produced by Cyril Vanier, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

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