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Helen Clark: 'I’m the best person for the job of UN Secretary-General'

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FOCUS

Gulf states starting to feel the pinch of cheap oil

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DOWN TO EARTH

Fast fashion: Wearing the world out

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ENCORE!

Something's not quite kosher at bakery in sweet comedy 'Dough'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iraq: Who is Moqtada al-Sadr?

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FACE-OFF

New labour reform bill: A major gamble for Hollande

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IN THE PAPERS

'It’s Donald Trump’s Party Now'

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IN THE PAPERS

Candidate Hollande hits the campaign trail

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BUSINESS DAILY

Google signs self-driving car deal with Chrysler

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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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Lights go out in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia goes green (part 1)

Desperate times called for desperate measures this week in Venezuela as President Maduro imposed a 2-day work week for public servants in a bid to reduce energy consumption,...

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2016-04-29 Spain

Stalemate in Spain and Protests in Paris (part 2)

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2016-04-22 Brazil

Breivik's trial, Rousseff's impeachment and Queen Elizabeth's birthday (part 2)

This week the world remembered pop icon Prince who passed away at 57, President Obama visited Saudi Arabia and the UK, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton extended their lead after...

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2016-04-22 Barack Obama

Prince passes away; Obama visits Saudi Arabia and the UK (part 1)

This week the world remembered pop icon Prince who passed away at 57, President Obama visited Saudi Arabia and the UK, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton extended their lead after...

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2016-04-15 Syria

Syrian peace talks and Putin's candid Russian call-in show (part 2)

In the World This Week: French President François Hollande faced the nation in a live interview to defend his record, while Russia’s Vladimir Putin gave a more candid, personal...

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