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Film Show: 'The Measure of a Man', 'My Golden Days' and vintage Spielberg

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FOCUS

Thailand cracks down on human traffickers amid worsening migrant crisis

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FACE-OFF

Radical left surges in Spain: A domino effect in France?

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MEDIAWATCH

Could Johnny Depp be jailed over dog row in Oz?

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Nabi Saleh, the West Bank town holding protests since 2009

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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi's Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

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EYE ON AFRICA

Oil companies agree to end crippling strike in Nigeria

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DEBATE

Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 2)

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DEBATE

Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 1)

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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 : 2012-07-23

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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2015-05-15 Burundi

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2015-05-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's coalition government; France's Le Pen disowns daughter (part 2)

Defying both polls and pundits, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party scored a major victory in the UK general election - with Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg...

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