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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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.

Latest update : 2012-10-08

The World This Week - October 5th, 2012

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 Paris Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor;
  • Paul Taylor, European Affairs Editor, Reuters.

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Produced by Paul Maakad, Nicola Hebden, Anelise Borges

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Champs-Elysées attack: What impact on Sunday's French election? (part 1)

It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then, with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left, a 39-year-old convict targeted police on...

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

After Brexit and Trump: World waits on French presidential election (part 2)

It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then, with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left, a 39-year-old convict targeted police on...

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2017-04-14 Donald Trump

Mélenchon mania, Venezuela protests, United's PR disaster (part 2)

In this edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists look at how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be emboldened by a win in Turkey’s...

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2017-04-14 Donald Trump

Turkey referendum, Trump's trigger happy foreign policy (part 1)

In this edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists look at how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be emboldened by a win in Turkey’s...

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2017-04-07 air strikes

Trump turns on Assad: How will US strikes impact war in Syria? (part 2)

Our panel of international journalists usually analyses the significant events of the week, but today’s show focuses solely on Syria in light of the US launching airstrikes in...

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