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Helen Clark: 'I’m the best person for the job of UN Secretary-General'

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FOCUS

Gulf states starting to feel the pinch of cheap oil

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DOWN TO EARTH

Fast fashion: Wearing the world out

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ENCORE!

Something's not quite kosher at bakery in sweet comedy 'Dough'

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iraq: Who is Moqtada al-Sadr?

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FACE-OFF

New labour reform bill: A major gamble for Hollande

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IN THE PAPERS

'It’s Donald Trump’s Party Now'

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IN THE PAPERS

Candidate Hollande hits the campaign trail

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BUSINESS DAILY

Google signs self-driving car deal with Chrysler

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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 : 2012-09-03

The World This Week - August 31st, 2012

Mitt Romney’s big speech gets upstaged by Clint Eastwood’s improv at the Republican convention. So if the nominee is so uninspiring, why is the US election race so close? Also, the first visit to Tehran of an Egyptian president since the Iranian Revolution doesn’t go to plan, and the impact of the Apple vs Samsung patent wars.

  • Craig COPETAS, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Régis LE SOMMIER, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Paris Match;
  • Célestine BOHLEN, Freelance journalist;
  • Douglas HERBERT, International Affairs Editor, France 24.

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2016-04-29 Venezuela

Lights go out in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia goes green (part 1)

Desperate times called for desperate measures this week in Venezuela as President Maduro imposed a 2-day work week for public servants in a bid to reduce energy consumption,...

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2016-04-29 Spain

Stalemate in Spain and Protests in Paris (part 2)

Desperate times called for desperate measures this week in Venezuela as President Maduro imposed a 2-day work week for public servants in a bid to reduce energy consumption,...

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2016-04-22 Brazil

Breivik's trial, Rousseff's impeachment and Queen Elizabeth's birthday (part 2)

This week the world remembered pop icon Prince who passed away at 57, President Obama visited Saudi Arabia and the UK, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton extended their lead after...

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2016-04-22 Barack Obama

Prince passes away; Obama visits Saudi Arabia and the UK (part 1)

This week the world remembered pop icon Prince who passed away at 57, President Obama visited Saudi Arabia and the UK, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton extended their lead after...

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2016-04-15 Syria

Syrian peace talks and Putin's candid Russian call-in show (part 2)

In the World This Week: French President François Hollande faced the nation in a live interview to defend his record, while Russia’s Vladimir Putin gave a more candid, personal...

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