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EYE ON AFRICA

25 years of independence in Eritrea : Thousands continue to flee the repressive regime

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MEDIAWATCH

Petrol shortages in France and free hugs in Britain

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MEDIAWATCH

Petrol shortages in France and #HugABrit

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THE DEBATE

Obama in Vietnam: Just how close can Washington and Hanoi become? (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Fuel on the fire: French unions block refineries to protest labour reform (part 2)

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ENCORE!

Music show: Judith Owen, Eric Clapton and Ariana Grande

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FOCUS

Video: Christian NGO brings Syrian refugees to Italy

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IN THE PAPERS

'Near miss' for Austria and the EU

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IN THE PAPERS

#hugabrit

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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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2016-05-20 Austria

Austria's far-right turn, Boris Johnson's Hitler remark (part 1)

Austria faces the very real prospect of a far-right president, Boris Johnson draws the ire of EU officials over his Hitler comments, the search for the wreckage of the EgyptAir...

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2016-05-20 Cannes Film Festival 2016

Missing EgyptAir flight, Chibok girl rescued, Venezuela on the brink (part 2)

Austria faces the very real prospect of a far-right president, Boris Johnson draws the ire of EU officials over his Hitler comments, the search for the wreckage of the EgyptAir...

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2016-05-13 David Cameron

Cameron and the Queen caught on camera; Ukraine's Eurovision song (part 2)

This week, Dilma Rousseff's impeachment was confirmed by a Senate vote, Donald Trump met with US speaker Paul Ryan, French politics was rocked by a sexual harassment probe, and...

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2016-05-13 Dilma Rousseff

Dilma Rousseff on trial; Ryan and Trump meet (part 1)

This week, Dilma Rousseff's impeachment was confirmed by a Senate vote, Donald Trump met with US speaker Paul Ryan, French politics was rocked by a sexual harassment probe, and...

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2016-05-06 Donald Trump

Trump trumps GOP rivals, French labour law debated in parliament (part 1)

This week, Donald Trump became the presumptive nominee of the Republican party, France’s polarizing labour law began its lengthy review period in parliament, Turkey pursued its...

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