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Central African Republic : stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

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Armed clowns terrify the north of France

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced : Does the punishment fit the crime? (Part 1)

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Provocative sculpture "unplugged"

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'Flying coffins' in Ivory Coast and a rich Maltese couple rescuing migrants

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London now the world's most expensive city

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USA: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online

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Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

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IN THE PAPERS

Christophe de Margerie, a jovial and strategic boss

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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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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2014-10-17 Ebola

Beyond Kobani: Jihadists resist strikes in Syria and gain ground in Iraq

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Ebola - Keep calm: Psychosis in Europe and the US as disease wreaks havoc in Africa

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-10 Syria

Panic over Ebola: Authorities on high alert as Spain gets first case

In the second part of The World this Week, our guests discuss the ongoing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, the worldwide panic over the Ebola virus outbreak and the British...

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2014-10-10 Nobel Prize

The World this Week - October 10, 2014

At 17, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace prize, which she shares with India's Kailash Satyarthi, leader a global movement to end child slavery...

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2014-10-03 Alain Juppé

The World This Week - October 3rd, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: protests are ongoing in Hong Kong as its leader refuses to step down, the deadly Ebola virus comes to the United States, Brazil heads to the polls on...

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