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Abbas Araghchi, Iranian deputy foreign minister

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More of this year's best Observers stories

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FOCUS

When water becomes a weapon of war

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ENCORE!

Eve Ensler: 'In The Body Of The World'

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THE INTERVIEW

Ed Husain, Author of 'The Islamist'

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DEBATE

Pakistan Protests: Democracy put to the test

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DEBATE

Pakistan Protests: Democracy put to the test (part 2)

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REPORTERS

Pakistan: Imran Khan, from the cricket field to politics

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MEDIAWATCH

Is Carla Bruni against a political comeback for Sarkozy?

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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 : 2012-09-11

Special show: The battle for Aleppo (part 2)

Syria’s biggest city of Aleppo has become the new frontline in the 18-month-old conflict between the Assad regime and the country's rebels. François Picard’s panel reacts to the reports of independent videojournalist Yacine Benrabia as he follows Islamist insurgents in a neighbourhood under siege.

Our guests:

  • Ammar Abd Rabbo, Syrian-born freelance photojournalist;
  • Janine Di Giovanni, Contributing editor, Vanity Fair, author of “Ghosts by Daylight";
  • Ole Solvang, Emergencies researcher, Human Rights Watch;
  • Ziad Majed, Assistant Professor at the American University of Paris.

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Produced by Christopher Davis, Wassim Nasr, Mary Colombel, David Boratav 

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