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Looking for a European identity (part 1)

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Looking for a European identity (part 2)

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Photo of drowned Syrian child sparks outrage

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BUSINESS DAILY

IMF warns of risks posed to global economic growth by Chinese slowdown

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THE DEBATE

Erdogan's toughest battle? Turkish president reverses course on key issues (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Erdogan's toughest battle? Turkish president reverses course on key issues (part 2)

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United States: Obama in Alaska to highlight climate change

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The road to exile: A Syrian family’s journey across Europe

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EU policy consigns Greece ‘to deeper depression’, says Stiglitz

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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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2015-08-28 Thalys train attack

When China sneezes: World markets rattled by Shanghai’s burst bubble (part 2)

China watchers insisted this week that calling Shanghai’s burst financial bubble "The Great Fall of China" was too strong. But that didn't stop world markets from experiencing a...

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2015-08-28 migrants

Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle the migrant surge? (part 1)

Every day, the list of migrant tragedies grows longer. This week alone, 105 bodies were recovered from a capsized boat off Libya, and there was the shocking discovery of 71...

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2015-07-31 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey launches offensives on PKK and Islamic State Group (part 2)

Turkey finally decided to join the struggle against the Islamic State group, launching bombing raids, allowing US aircraft to use Turkish air bases, and tightening security on...

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2015-07-31 Calais

Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

The blame game kicked in this week between Paris and London, as thousands of migrants continued to risk their lives to head to Britain from the French port town of Calais. The...

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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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