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Should men also be 'liberated from oppressive beachwear'?

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EYE ON AFRICA

Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagement

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THE DEBATE

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

Understanding the burkini ban

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US Treasury lashes out at EU tax probes

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

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British professor says 'no shame' in reading romance novels

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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.

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2012-08-27

The World This Week - August 24th, 2012 (part 2)

The vacation’s over for Europe’s politicians as they buy time - not for Greece, but for the rest of a continent scared of the economic and political consequences of a "Grexit". Also, US politics gets even more polarized ahead of the Republican convention, Ethiopia after Meles Zenawi and why Burgundy villagers are seeing red over a Chinese tycoon’s big buy.

  • Anne Bagamery. Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Aude Baron. Editor in Chief, "Le Plus" Nouvel Obs;
  • Tunde Fatunde. Journalist, Lagos Guardian Newspaper;
  • Craig Copetas. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group.

Watch the first part here.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

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