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Film show: 'Graduation', 'Go Home' & Hollywood legend Kirk Douglas turns 100

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French educational system 'as mediocre as always'

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IN THE PAPERS

Southern India bids farewell to 'Amma'

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2017 French presidential election: Can Valls unite the left?

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BUSINESS DAILY

Trump wins $50bn US investment from Japan's Softbank

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THE DEBATE

France 24 turns ten: How to cover a changing world (part 1)

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Interior minister takes over as France's premier

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EYE ON AFRICA

Former LRA commander Ongwen pleads not guilty to 70 counts of war crimes

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THE DEBATE

France 24 turns ten: How to cover a changing world (part 2)

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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 (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.

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2016-12-02 France

Trump keeps 'em guessing, Italian referendum, Austrian election, Castro's passing (part 2)

This week, French President François Hollande finally announced that he would not be running for a second term in the upcoming election, Austria and Italy prepared to head to the...

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2016-12-02 France

Hollande, the one-term French president (part 1)

This week, French President François Hollande finally announced that he would not be running for a second term in the upcoming election, Austria and Italy prepared to head to the...

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2016-11-25 Donald Trump

Trump's appointments and endorsements (part 1)

This week US President-elect Donald Trump continued to announce appointments to his cabinet ahead of his January inauguration, while in France conservative primary candidates...

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2016-11-25 Alain Juppé

French Conservative Primary, What's Left of the Left, Francophonie Summit (part 2)

This week US President-elect Donald Trump continued to announce appointments to his cabinet ahead of his January inauguration, while in France conservative primary candidates...

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2016-11-18 Donald Trump

Brave new world? Trump win signals shift in values (part 1)

Today in The World This Week our panel analyses Donald Trump’s latest cabinet picks, and what some see as a dangerous cozying up to Vladimir Putin. As Barack Obama wraps up his...

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