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The steady rise of women in Taiwanese politics

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For summer 2017 menswear, designers interrogate the complexity of modern life

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President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hails 'milestone' as UN peacekeepers leave Liberia

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The 'Brexecution' of Boris Johnson

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IN THE PAPERS

State of British Politics 'Worse than Shakespeare'

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

From London to Abu Dhabi: How Brexit sent shockwaves across the world

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BUSINESS DAILY

Carney: UK suffering from 'economic post-traumatic stress'

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ACROSS AFRICA

Liberia UNMIL mission: Peacekeepers prepare to hand over to government

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MEDIAWATCH

Boris Backs Out After Brexit

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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 : 2013-02-08

The World This Week - February 8th (part 2)

For most, Chinese New Year means the annual mad scramble home. But for the happy few in today’s China, replace overcrowded train ride with the gift of a snakeskin Bentley to celebrate what else but the Year of the Snake. Also, a turning point in Tunisia with ripple effects in Egypt and France’s acrimonious same sex marriage debate turns homophobic.

  • Craig Copetas. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Christopher Dickey. Newsweek Paris Bureau Chief / Mideast Editor;
  • Hamdam Mostafavi. Journalist, Iran Desk, Courrier international;
  • Ahmed El Key. Head of News for the Arabic Channel, France 24.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

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By Anelise Borges

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2016-06-17 Brexit

Bitter Battle: Murder of Jo Cox upends EU referendum campaign (part 1)

This week a mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub left 50 dead, the worst in US history. Here in France, a policeman was fatally stabbed at his home, along with his wife who...

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2016-06-17 Brexit

Orlando mass shooting and French police killings (part 2)

This week a mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub left 50 dead, the worst in US history. Here in France, a policeman was fatally stabbed at his home, along with his wife who...

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2016-06-10 Euro 2016

The Greatest: The world remembers Muhammad Ali (part 2)

Today marks the kickoff of the Euro 2016 with hosts France facing Romania. But the football championship opens amid security concerns and nationwide strikes affecting trains,...

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2016-06-10 Euro 2016

France hosts Euro 2016: Les Bleus on a mission to lift national gloom (part 1)

Today marks the kickoff of the Euro 2016 with hosts France facing Romania. But the football championship opens amid security concerns and nationwide strikes affecting trains,...

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2016-06-03 France

Turkey’s fury over Germany’s Armenian genocide vote; flood of trouble in France (part 2)

Thursday's vote in the Bundestag, where lawmakers recognised the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as genocide, sparked outrage in Ankara. Germany is home to more than three...

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