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Burundian top judge says he fled the country after government pressure

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U.N. denies accusations it tried to cover sexual abuse in Central African Republic

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"Francois of Arabia" criticised in French press

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François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

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François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 1)

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Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

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The health risk behind Argentina's soya paradise

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Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

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Music show: Mumford & Sons and the 'Queen of British Blues'

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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 24th, 2012

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 second part here.

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

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