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Chad added to US travel ban list

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Alstom, Siemens boards consider train builder merger

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'Macron's EU plans thwarted by German election'

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Online reactions to Kurdish referendum

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Iraq's Kurds: Will referendum really lead to independence?

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Catalonia independence vote: Tensions rise between Barcelona and Madrid

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TALKING EUROPE

Catalonia’s regional foreign affairs chief: ‘This referendum is not illegal’

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Music show: Lucy Rose live, Ibeyi and Miley Cyrus

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Judicial reforms: Polish government on collision course with EU

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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.

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.

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2017-09-22 Mexico

Power Play in Barcelona, May's Brexit speech

Our panel of journalists discuss the rescue efforts in Mexico after the devastating earthquake, the latest news from Catalonia as Madrid cracks down on the region; Theresa May's...

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2017-09-15 The world this week

Burma's ethnic cleansing; Philippines' Duterte takes on the Church

Our panel of journalists discuss Burma's Rohingya crisis, which the UN has called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing"; Philippine President Duterte's latest provocations;...

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2017-09-08 Hurricane Irma

Storm of the Century; Pope Francis in Colombia; Suu Kyi's Silence

Our panel of international journalists looks at Hurricane Irma’s devastating path through the Caribbean, Pope Francis’s visit to Colombia, Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence on the...

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2017-09-01 Hurricane Harvey

Houston and South Asia Flooding, Free Speech, Brexit and 'Game of Thrones'

Our panel of international journalists looks at the damage caused by flooding in the United States and South Asia, free speech and public discourse in the internet age, the...

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2017-08-25 Spain

Trump's Afghanistan Strategy, Spain Attacks, Venezuela

Our panel of international journalists discuss Trump’s new “fight to win” strategy in Afghanistan, the latest from the investigation into last week’s Spain bombings, the flight...

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