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Legendary German theatre director Peter Stein tackles Samuel Beckett classic en français

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Award-winning filmmaker seeks to find out what makes a jihadist

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REPORTERS

The vicious cycle of student debt in the US

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THE DEBATE

Venezuela's boiling point: Power outages spark outrage (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Venezuela's boiling point: Push to recall President Maduro (part 2)

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BUSINESS DAILY

French economy grows 0.5% in first quarter

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May in France: A month to 'build bridges' and say 'good luck' with a flower

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London's new naked restaurant

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IN THE PAPERS

Protesters and police clash violently: Who is to blame?

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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

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 second part here.

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