Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

THE OBSERVERS

A Lebanese prison 'run by Islamists', and children tear-gassed in Kenya

Read more

FOCUS

Pegida, the movement dividing Germany

Read more

ENCORE!

Film Show: 'The Imitation Game', 'Phoenix' and the French Oscars

Read more

#TECH 24

'The Imitation Game': A Tribute to Alan Turing, the Father of Computers

Read more

FACE-OFF

Greek elections: A domino effect in France?

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Apple breaks profit record as new iPhone bears fruit

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'There have never been so many jobseekers in France'

Read more

WEB NEWS

Japan: Online campaign to free journalist held by IS group

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Who is Sajida al-Rishawi, the Iraqi woman IS group wants released?

Read more

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 : 2013-01-18

The World this Week - 18 January 2013 (Part 2)

If Sahara-based Jihadists hadn’t caught the world’s attention with their takeover of northern Mali, they certainly have with the capture of foreign hostages at an Algerian gas export facility. Also, François Picard’s panel proves unmoved and unforgiving after Lance Armstrong’s doping confession.

  • Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic
  • Nicholas Norbrook, Managing Editor, The Africa Report
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Freelance journalist
  • Sylvain Attal, Managing Editor, France24.com

    watch the first part

    Programme prepared and produced by Paul Maakad, Anelise Borges and Catherine Clifford

COMMENT(S)

Archives

2015-01-23 Manuel Valls

Pope and family planning: Heated debate over pontiff's 'rabbit' comments (part 2)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

Read more

2015-01-23 Ukraine

Saudi King Abdullah dies: Succession, stability and youth in question (part 1)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

Read more

2015-01-16 Charlie Hebdo

After #JeSuisCharlie: Mohammed cartoons fuel debate on free speech (part 1)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

Read more

2015-01-16 Boko Haram

Nigeria, the spillover: Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram (part 2)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

Read more

2015-01-09 Charlie Hebdo

Paris Terror Attacks: Three Suspects Dead

French broadsheet Le Monde calls it France's September 11th. Not by the scale of the killing - there's no comparison with 9/11 or the Peshawar school massacre - but by the...

Read more