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S.Sudan rebels say more time needed to achieve peace

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Melania, migrant children and a curious message

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Eurozone ministers inching towards 'credible' debt deal for Greece

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THE DEBATE

Erdogan goes all in: The high stakes of Turkey's elections

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Rubbish piling up in France's illegal landfills

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Allez les Bleus! Exploring France's love of football

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Burger King pulls ad offering burgers for women impregnated by World Cup stars

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Outcry over migrant family separations in US

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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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