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Marcia Gay Harden, a down-to-earth Hollywood star

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France’s Camargue region and its herdsmen

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The steady rise of women in Taiwanese politics

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Liberia's president hails 'milestone' as UN peacekeepers withdraw

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The 'Brexecution' of Boris Johnson

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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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2016-06-17 Brexit

Bitter Battle: Murder of Jo Cox upends EU referendum campaign (part 1)

This week a mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub left 50 dead, the worst in US history. Here in France, a policeman was fatally stabbed at his home, along with his wife who...

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2016-06-17 Brexit

Orlando mass shooting and French police killings (part 2)

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2016-06-10 Euro 2016

The Greatest: The world remembers Muhammad Ali (part 2)

Today marks the kickoff of the Euro 2016 with hosts France facing Romania. But the football championship opens amid security concerns and nationwide strikes affecting trains,...

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2016-06-10 Euro 2016

France hosts Euro 2016: Les Bleus on a mission to lift national gloom (part 1)

Today marks the kickoff of the Euro 2016 with hosts France facing Romania. But the football championship opens amid security concerns and nationwide strikes affecting trains,...

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2016-06-03 France

Turkey’s fury over Germany’s Armenian genocide vote; flood of trouble in France (part 2)

Thursday's vote in the Bundestag, where lawmakers recognised the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as genocide, sparked outrage in Ankara. Germany is home to more than three...

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