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France's new frontman, America's absent center, May's Brexit gambit, Saudi royal reshuffle, after Mosul & Raqqa fall

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Senegal’s Casamance hopes for new era of peace

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FARC disarmament a 'historic day' for Colombia, says president

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Behind the scenes at Dior’s star-studded desert show

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Colombia comes to France

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#THE 51%

The last taboo: Helping women and girls. Period.

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Who benefits when the ice caps melt?

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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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2017-06-23 Emmanuel Macron

France's new frontman, America's absent center, May's Brexit gambit, Saudi royal reshuffle, after Mosul & Raqqa fall

Our panel of international journalists looks at Theresa May’s increasingly weakened negotiating position on Brexit, compared to Emmanuel Macron who was the belle of the ball at...

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2017-06-16 Emmanuel Macron

Congressman shooting; In Macron we trust; Rodman the unlikely peacemaker (part 2)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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2017-06-16 Germany

Remembering Helmut Kohl; A Tale of Two Londons (part 1)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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2017-06-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's momentum: Landslide expected in French legislative elections (part 2)

Sunday is the first round of the legislative elections in France and Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche party is set to clobber opponents with what could be an...

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2017-06-09 UK Elections

UK elections: Hung parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations (part 1)

When British PM Theresa May declared a surprise snap election six weeks ago, it looked like it would be a walk in the park. It’s ended with a drive to Buckingham Palace but a...

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