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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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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2015-07-03 Greece

Tunisia Attack: UK ponders airstrike in Syria; Uber Popped: service suspended after French taxi revolt

Whatever the outcome of the referendum on Sunday, the Greek crisis will change the EU forever. The prime minister is urging a "no", promising it will give him the mandate he...

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2015-07-03 Greece

Greece's Choice: Europe holds its breath over Sunday's referendum

Whatever the outcome of the referendum on Sunday, the Greek crisis will change the EU forever. The prime minister is urging a "no", promising it will give him the mandate he...

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2015-06-26 terrorism

Tunisia attack: The shadow of Islamic terror (part 2)

It was mid-morning on a continent otherwise focused on a taxi strike and an EU summit. A 35-year-old resident of the Lyon area was taken into custody over the killing of a...

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2015-06-26 terrorism

France terror attack: PM says 'Islamist terrorism' has hit France again (part 1)

It was mid-morning on a continent otherwise focused on a taxi strike and an EU summit. A 35-year-old resident of the Lyon area was taken into custody over the killing of a...

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2015-06-19 eurozone

European (Dis)union: Identity politics divide continent (part 2)

In the second part of The World This Week: Tensions over migrants flare up in Europe, while Greek negotiators haggle with the EU and IMF and the anti-immigrant Danish People's...

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