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THE DEBATE

How to patrol the Sahara? The challenges facing G5 Sahel joint force

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ENCORE!

Film show: 'Star Wars, The Last Jedi'

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THE INTERVIEW

Evo Morales: US exit from Paris accord is 'unforgivable'

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Niger's Agadez: Pearl of the Sahara turned migrant hub

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Spain's Tagus river is drying up

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

'Looking for Oum Kulthum': Breaking the glass ceiling in the art world

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IN THE PAPERS

'Alabama sent a message to women'

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IN THE PAPERS

French MPs learn to meditate

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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.

Latest update : 2013-01-07

The World this Week - January 4th, 2013 (part 2)

Forget geopolitics. Vladimir Putin granted France’s biggest actor citizenship for no other reason than Gérard Dépardieu’s huge popularity in Russia, argues François Picard’s panel. Also, the outrage of women in India, the changing of the guard in Washington, and Venezuela waits on Hugo Chavez.

  • A. Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Nicholas Norbrook, Managing Editor, The Africa Report;
  • Markus Karlsson, Business Editor, France 24.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Paul Maakad, Mary Colombel and David Boratav

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2017-12-08 Brexit

Trump's Jerusalem move angers Muslim world; UK and EU break deadlock on Brexit

Our panel of international journalists look at Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel and reactions across the world; the UK and the European Union breaking a...

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2017-12-01 Michael Flynn

Russia probe, World Cup draw, Macron in Africa, Merkel's ‘grand coalition’, Bitcoin

Our panel of international journalists discusses what Michael Flynn could reveal to the FBI in the Russia investigation. We also talk about the World Cup draw, Emmanuel Macron’s...

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2017-11-24 Sinai

Terror in Egypt, Zimbabwe's new leader

Our panel of journalists looks at the attack on a mosque in North Sinai and in which over 300 people were killed on Friday. And big change in Zimbabwe as the country changes its...

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

Military pressures Mugabe to step down, Macron mediates in Lebanon crisis

Our Friday panel of journalists discusses the latest from Zimbabwe, after Robert Mugabe's first appearance since the military takeover. We also look at Emmanuel Macron's role in...

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2017-11-10 Donald Trump

Saudi Prince cracks down at home and abroad; Trump in Asia

Our Friday panel of journalists discuss the latest from Saudi Arabia, after the Crown Prince netted more than 200 arrests in a surprise purge and Lebanon's Prime Minister Hariri...

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