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After the Fall of Ramadi, Palmyra: Did the West Underestimate the Jihadists?

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Migrants and Immigrants: A Global Crisis

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Behind the scenes of French gastronomy

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EYE ON AFRICA

Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

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EYE ON AFRICA

At least two killed in fresh protests in Bujumbura

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Depardieu and Huppert reunite in Cannes

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Fashion houses present their cruise collections

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Tackling e-waste

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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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2015-05-22 Burma

After the Fall of Ramadi, Palmyra: Did the West Underestimate the Jihadists?

In the world this week: the international migrant crisis shows no sign of abating, the Islamic State group makes a series of advances in Syria, in Burundi a failed coup results...

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2015-05-22 Burma

Migrants and Immigrants: A Global Crisis

In the world this week: the international migrant crisis shows no sign of abating, the Islamic State group makes a series of advances in Syria, in Burundi a failed coup results...

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2015-05-15 Burundi

Burundi's crisis: East Africa on edge after attempted coup (part 2)

In The World This Week: In the UK the re-elected Conservatives are towing a tough line on immigration, East Africa is on edge after a failed coup attempt in Burundi, Obama does...

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2015-05-15 Burundi

Fortress Britain: Re-elected Conservatives tow tough line (part 1)

In The World This Week: In the UK the re-elected Conservatives are towing a tough line on immigration, East Africa is on edge after a failed coup attempt in Burundi, Obama does...

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2015-05-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's coalition government; France's Le Pen disowns daughter (part 2)

Defying both polls and pundits, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party scored a major victory in the UK general election - with Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg...

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