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Egypt at daggers drawn (part2)

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THE DEBATE

Egypt at daggers drawn (part1)

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EYE ON AFRICA

At least 7 killed in clashes as Burundi awaits vote results

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FOCUS

Millions affected by Boko Haram's mass violence

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ENCORE!

Winehouse doco traces singer's tragic demise

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THE INTERVIEW

'IS group's caliphate is here to stay'

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IN THE PAPERS

Obama: Peas in guacamole are a no-no

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IN THE PAPERS

It's hot, get over it!

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

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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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2015-06-26 terrorism

Tunisia attack: The shadow of Islamic terror (part 2)

It was mid-morning on a continent otherwise focused on a taxi strike and an EU summit. A 35-year-old resident of the Lyon area was taken into custody over the killing of a...

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2015-06-26 terrorism

France terror attack: PM says 'Islamist terrorism' has hit France again (part 1)

It was mid-morning on a continent otherwise focused on a taxi strike and an EU summit. A 35-year-old resident of the Lyon area was taken into custody over the killing of a...

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2015-06-19 eurozone

European (Dis)union: Identity politics divide continent (part 2)

In the second part of The World This Week: Tensions over migrants flare up in Europe, while Greek negotiators haggle with the EU and IMF and the anti-immigrant Danish People's...

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2015-06-19 Charleston shooting

Charleston shooting: Hate crimes and guns in America (part 1)

In The World This Week: In the US, a horrific shooting spree takes place at a landmark house of worship for African-Americans, the target of white-on-black attacks for over a...

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2015-06-12 FIFA

Back to Iraq: US troops drawn in by fight against IS group (part 2)

The White House spokesman, Josh Earnest, announced this week an extra 450 non-combat troops to back up the 3,000 US military advisors already in Iraq. Also this week, Turkey's...

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