Open

Coming up

Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

AFRICA NEWS

South Sudan : rebel Riek Machar slams president Salva Kiir

Read more

AFRICA NEWS

South Africa : Apartheid killer De Kock denied parole

Read more

FOCUS

Bastille Day: youth pays hommage to ancestors who fought 'Great War' (1914 - 1918)

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

Nigel Farage, Leader of the UK Independence Party

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

Endocrine disruptors: Is the EU doing enough to protect its citizens' health?

Read more

WEB NEWS

Israelis taking bomb shelter selfies

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Pavlo Klimkin, Ukrainian Foreign Minister

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Raed Fahmi, former Iraqi Minister of Science and Technology

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Germany's World Cup title

Read more

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 : 2012-08-27

The World This Week - August 17th, 2012 (part 2)

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.

Watch the first part here.

Comments

COMMENT(S)

 
 
Archives

2014-07-11 Ukraine

The World This Week - 11 July 2014 (part 2)

In the world this week: Relations between Washington and Berlin hit a new post-war low, the Israel-Palestine crisis intensifies, the tide turns in favour of the government in...

Read more

2014-07-11 Ukraine

The World This Week - 11 July 2014

In the world this week: Relations between Washington and Berlin hit a new post-war low, the Israel-Palestine crisis intensifies, the tide turns in favour of the government in...

Read more

2014-07-04 Israeli-Palestinian conflict

The World This Week - July 4th, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: What future for Iraq? How to handle the hardliners after recent incendiary events in Israel? French bank BNP Paribas faces the music: does the punishment...

Read more

2014-07-04 BNP Paribas

The World This Week - July 4th, 2014

In The World This Week: What future for Iraq? How to handle the hardliners after recent incendiary events in Israel? French bank BNP Paribas faces the music: does the punishment...

Read more

2014-06-27 European Commission

The World This Week - June 27th, 2014

In The World This Week: Jean-Claude Juncker is named president of the European Commission, it's the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki...

Read more