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Burkina Faso: Calls for probe into 1998 murder of journalist

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Is this the end of Hong Kong's 'Umbrella Movement'?

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France marks 40th anniversary of abortion laws

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David LaChapelle on ditching celebrity to criticise consumer culture

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Lebanon's Shebaa, a village caught in the crossfire

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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 : 2012-10-22

The World This Week - October 19th, 2012 (part 2)

In the US presidential race, it’s neck-and-neck now that both sides have failed at demonizing the other candidate. Also, EU reform seen as liar’s poker (with the hope that no one calls bluff) and the Bollywood wedding that has captivated a nation.

  • Judah Grunstein, Editor-in-Chief, World Politics Review;
  • Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Noopur Tiwari, Resident Editor Europe, NDTV;
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Freelance journalist.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Paul Maakad, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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2014-11-07 Americas

Obama's final chapter: What next after the midterm defeat?

In The World This Week: The world marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, African leaders visit Burkina Faso after last week's historic uprising forced out its ruler of...

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