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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 : 2012-11-19

The World This Week - November 16th, 2012

Could the real scandal of the Petraeus affair be the fan following of a top US military brass that will ultimately be associated with failed outcomes in Iraq and Afghanistan? Also, China's not-so-new leadership, the Egyptian president caught out by the escalation between Israel and Gaza, and the romance long gone in the Franco-German couple.

  • A. Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Freelance Journalist;
  • Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Virginie Herz, France 24 International Affairs Editor.

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Produced by Paul Maakad, Mary Colombel, Anelise Borges

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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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2015-06-19 Charleston shooting

Charleston shooting: Hate crimes and guns in America (part 1)

In The World This Week: In the US, a horrific shooting spree takes place at a landmark house of worship for African-Americans, the target of white-on-black attacks for over a...

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2015-06-12 FIFA

Back to Iraq: US troops drawn in by fight against IS group (part 2)

The White House spokesman, Josh Earnest, announced this week an extra 450 non-combat troops to back up the 3,000 US military advisors already in Iraq. Also this week, Turkey's...

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