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Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

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EYE ON AFRICA

At least two killed in fresh protests in Bujumbura

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Depardieu and Huppert reunite in Cannes

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FASHION

Fashion houses present their cruise collections

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#TECH 24

Tackling e-waste

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#THE 51%

Modern-day slavery in Mexico

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REPORTERS

A year after coup, Thai opposition resists junta rule

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Ireland votes in world's first referendum on same-sex marriage

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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 : 2012-07-09

French Socialism in the age of austerity - July 6, 2012

Yet another banking scandal you might say, but the rate-fixing charges brought against Barclays could spread fast and challenge whatever faith remains in those who handle our money. Also, the PRI's promises in Mexico and French Socialism meets austerity.

  • Vivienne Walt, Time magazine
  • Judah Grunstein, World Politics Review
  • Patrick Vignal, Reuters news agency
  • Antonio Rodriguez, Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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2015-05-01 Freedom of Speech

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