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Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan speaks out about her time behind bars

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Video: Threat of economic crisis still looms in Zimbabwe

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DAVOS 2017: Has the bubble burst?

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DAVOS 2017: Summit overshadowed by geopolitical changes

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DAVOS 2017: 'Mixed messages' from Trump, says Maersk CEO

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Video: Meeting anti-Trump activists

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Burundi: Fear and Exile

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DAVOS 2017: Urban-rural divide defies populist wave

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DAVOS 2017: Will Trump turn to 'energy diplomacy'?

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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 : 2012-07-23

The World This Week - July 20th, 2012

We focus on the deepening strife in Syria after a week of raging street battles in the capital Damascus for the first time in the country's 17-month uprising. How hard will Assad strike back? We also take stock of the latest fiascos to beset the Olympics Games' organisers a week before the opening ceremony, and ask how London's mayor manages to stay so upbeat.

  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet. Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Vivienne Walt. Contributor, Time Magazine;
  • Patrick Vignal. Senior Correspondent, Reuters French service;
  • Philippe Moreau Chevrolet. Columnist, Nouvel Observateur.

Produced by Douglas Herbert, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

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2017-01-13 Donald Trump

One hack of a transition: Fresh turmoil ahead of Trump inauguration (part 1)

Today in The World This Week, our panel of journalists looks at the continuing scandals hitting the Trump team ahead of next week’s inauguration, Marine Le Pen’s surprise visit...

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2017-01-13 Gambia

Will Jammeh go quietly? Rafsanjani's last show of force (part 2)

Today in The World This Week, our panel of journalists looks at the continuing scandals hitting the Trump team ahead of next week’s inauguration, Marine Le Pen’s surprise visit...

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2017-01-06 Brexit

Trump's Rule By Twitter, Brexit, The Robots are Taking Over (part 2)

Today in The World This Week our panel of journalists and correspondents discuss the multiple threats Turkey faces as a divided nation, the conviction of an Israeli soldier after...

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2017-01-06 Israel

Turkey's Terror Quagmire, Netanyahu's Israel (part 1)

Today in The World This Week our panel of journalists and correspondents discuss the multiple threats Turkey faces as a divided nation, the conviction of an Israeli soldier after...

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2016-12-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

The World in 2017: After Brexit, now comes the hard part (part 1)

If 2016 was the year of upheaval at the ballot boxes in Britain and the US, then now comes the hard part: In the coming year, Britain will face the consequences of the Brexit...

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