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South Sudan rebel leader thinks latest peace deal is questionable

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Obama addresses African Union

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Lucy, Obama and Donald Trump are ‘part of the same human family’

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Obama's Africa Legacy: US president warns against 'cancer of corruption' part 2

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Russia's private military firms operate in legal grey area

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'Turkey's messy war explained'

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Thousands evacuated amid forest fires

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The styles of summer 2015

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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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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

French farmers revolt: Protests spread despite govt aid package (part 2)

French farmers have been manning the barricades this week. Dairy prices have gone through the floor worldwide these past months, and French farmers are dumping Belgian milk and...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

Obama in Kenya: First 'homecoming' as US president (part 1)

Call it the return of the prodigal son: Kenya is rolling out the red carpet for Barack Obama, returning to his father's country for the first time since he became president. And...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

The Greek divide: What's next for the European Union? (part 2)

A deal for Greece was struck in Brussels, but it was followed by backbench dissent in the Greek and German parliaments, finger-pointing among creditors, and talk of a government...

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2015-07-17 eurozone

After the deal: Nuclear agreement sparks reactions around the world (part 1)

It was on Tuesday - Bastille Day in France - that nuclear negotiators struck a deal in Vienna, overcoming the resistance of hardliners to pave the way for an historic thaw in the...

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2015-07-10 Iran

Iran talks: Vienna deadline missed again (part 2)

In Vienna, nuclear negotiators have missed a Friday date which in effect doubles to 60 days the amount of time a hostile US Congress will have to pick holes in any deal. The...

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