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The monk who saved thousands of precious manuscripts from IS group jihadists

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THE INTERVIEW

Australian FM Bishop: In the fight against IS group, 'we are dealing with non-state actors'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Are state-subsidised jobs the solution to France's rising unemployment?

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EYE ON AFRICA

Nigeria currency scam: Anti-corruption agency arrests 20 bankers

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THE OBSERVERS

Women bare their legs in Algeria, and a suicide bomber attacks Shiites in Saudi Arabia

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THE OBSERVERS

Chinese tour guide goes on angry rant, and bees die en masse in Morocco

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IN THE PAPERS

'Will snoop for food'

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DEBATE

NSA: Access Denied (part 2)

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MEDIAWATCH

US Patriot Act partly expires as France strengthens surveillance

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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 : 2012-11-12

The World this Week - November 9th, 2012 (part 2)

Can Barack Obama convert his larger-than-expected electoral win into a lasting legacy? With the same fractious balance of power in Washington, François Picard’s panel stands divided over the relative strength of the re-elected president’s bargaining position. Also, the new challenges facing China’s old guard and why politicians are behind the curve when it comes to gay marriage.

  • Craig Copetas. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Vivienne Walt. Contributor, Time Magazine;
  • Michael Kirtley. Journalist, National Geographic & Africa International. Independent filmmaker;
  • Anne Penketh. Freelance journalist.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Nicola Hebden.

Watch the first part here.

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2015-05-22 Burma

After the fall of Ramadi and Palmyra: Did the West underestimate the jihadists? (part 2)

In The World This Week: The international migrant crisis shows no sign of abating, the Islamic State group makes a series of advances in Syria, in Burundi a failed coup results...

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2015-05-22 Burma

Migrants and immigrants: A global crisis (part 1)

In The World This Week: The international migrant crisis shows no sign of abating, the Islamic State group makes a series of advances in Syria, in Burundi a failed coup results...

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2015-05-15 Burundi

Burundi's crisis: East Africa on edge after attempted coup (part 2)

In The World This Week: In the UK the re-elected Conservatives are towing a tough line on immigration, East Africa is on edge after a failed coup attempt in Burundi, Obama does...

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2015-05-15 Burundi

Fortress Britain: Re-elected Conservatives tow tough line (part 1)

In The World This Week: In the UK the re-elected Conservatives are towing a tough line on immigration, East Africa is on edge after a failed coup attempt in Burundi, Obama does...

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2015-05-08 Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's coalition government; France's Le Pen disowns daughter (part 2)

Defying both polls and pundits, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party scored a major victory in the UK general election - with Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg...

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