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Iraq's Mosul: Rebuilding a city fractured by sectarian mistrust

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

Bistrot or bust? Why France's famed cafés are disappearing

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Video: Afghans live in fear as kidnappings soar

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EYE ON AFRICA

Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Exxon sues US over $2m fine for violating Russia sanctions

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'Too sexy for Malaysia': Hit single 'Despacito' stirs controversy

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Is this the end of Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period?

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Macron's air force uniform draws Tom Cruise comparisons

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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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2017-07-14 Donald Trump

Macron and Trump at Bastille Day; Remembering Nice attack victims

Our panel of international journalists discuss Macron’s first Bastille Day military parade as French president, with guest of honour Donald Trump by his side. Staying in France,...

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2017-07-07 Kim Jong-un

Trump, Putin sit down at G20; North Korea test-launches ICBM

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2017-06-30 Simone Veil

France remembers Simone Veil; Theresa May's tenuous grip on power

As news breaks of the death of Simone Veil, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former French health minister who spearheaded the legalisation...

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2017-06-23 Emmanuel Macron

France's new frontman, America's absent centre, May's Brexit gamble

Our panel of international journalists look at Theresa May’s increasingly weakened negotiating position on Brexit, compared to Emmanuel Macron who was the belle of the ball at...

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2017-06-16 Emmanuel Macron

Congressman shooting; In Macron we trust; Rodman the unlikely peacemaker (part 2)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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