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The World This Week - 29 August 2014

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ENCORE!

Alain Choquette: A Hilarious Magician in Paris

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FOCUS

France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Emmanuel Macron: A new economy minister with a pro-business agenda

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THE OBSERVERS

More of this year's best Observers stories

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#TECH 24

Changing the world, one video game at a time

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IN THE PAPERS

Socialist Party summer conference kicks off in explosive atmosphere

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IN THE PAPERS

Canada and Russia exchange snarky tweets

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AFRICA NEWS

Ebola in Nigeria: First death outside of Lagos

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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.

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2012-08-06

The World This Week - August 3rd, 2012 (part 2)

Syria's conflict became increasingly violent this week as battles raged in the biggest city Aleppo. Laura Baines and her panel of international journalists discuss what it will take to deliver a decisive victory in this city. Also on the menu: the eurozone crisis, Romney's week of gaffes abroad and the recent cheating allegations at the Olympics.

  • Vivienne Walt, Contributor, Time Magazine;
  • Alberto Romagnoli, Correspondent, Rai TV;
  • Greg Viscusi, Journalist, Bloomberg News;
  • Armen Georgian, International Affairs editor, France 24.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Célia Caracena, Sara Bertilsson and Mary Colombel

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2014-08-29 technology

The World This Week - 29 August 2014

In the world this week, NATO scolds Russia for deploying some 1,000 troops in Ukraine, we discuss Hollande's surprise cabinet reshuffle, the UK ups its terror threat level from...

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2014-08-22 racism

The World This Week - August 22nd, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: race relations in the United States in the wake of the Ferguson riots, the ongoing fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, McDonalds faces McSanctions in...

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2014-08-22 Russia

The World This Week - August 22nd, 2014

In The World This Week: race relations in the United States in the wake of the Ferguson riots, the ongoing fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, McDonalds faces McSanctions in...

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2014-08-08 Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS)

The World This Week - August 8th, 2014

In The World This Week: The US begins launching air strikes against ISIS militants in northern Iraq, while violence resumes between Israel and Hamas following failed efforts to...

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2014-08-01 France

The World This Week - August 1st, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: the West ups sanctions on Russia in the wake of the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, yet another failed ceasefire as the Israel-Palestine...

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