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Latest update : 2012-10-08

The World This Week - October 5th, 2012 (part 2)

The Syria spillover becomes all too real for Turkey, but how far can retaliation go when Ankara's already actively serving as rear base for Syria's rebellion? Also, the run on Iran's currency, Obama flops at the first presidential debate, and 50 years of James Bond and the Beatles.

  • Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Claude Guibal, Senior Correspondent, France Culture;
  • Christopher Dickey, Newsweek/Daily Beast Paris Bureau Chief;
  • Paul Taylor, European Affairs Editor, Reuters

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Produced by Paul Maakad, Nicola Hebden, Anelise Borges

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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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