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EYE ON AFRICA

Tens of thousands bid farewell to Morgan Tsvangirai

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MEDIAWATCH

Afrin: 'a war without images'

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THE DEBATE

Syria on the Brink: Can Assad help the Kurds against Turkish forces?

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FOCUS

Inside the murky business of cobalt mining in DR Congo

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ENCORE!

100% Pure Parisian: Comedian Julie Collas helps locals laugh at themselves

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BUSINESS DAILY

Chinese textile wholesalers open Marseille site

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IN THE PRESS

Meet Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer: Angela Merkel's 'mini-me'

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IN THE PRESS

Major French student union rocked by sexual assault claims

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THE INTERVIEW

Photographer Pete Souza shares his ‘portrait’ of Obama

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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 : 2012-08-27

The World This Week - August 17th, 2012

The US presidential campaign has definitely picked up since Mitt Romney announced his running mate. Now comes the battle for a shrinking number of undecided voters. Also, strong language on Syria serves to mask the West’s limited options, and lessons learned from South Africa’s worst massacre since Apartheid.

  • Steven ERLANGER. Paris Bureau Chief, New York Times;
  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN. Freelance journalist;
  • Michael KIRTLEY. Journalist, National Geographic & Africa International;
  • Mathieu MABIN. Senior Correspondent, France 24.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Juliette Lacharnay.

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2018-01-12 Germany

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