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What's the deal with oil? Saudi Arabia's about-face on OPEC (part 1)

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Afghanistan's national unity government faces political deadlock

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World War I: When northern France was on German time

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Mixed reactions to historic Colombia peace deal

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The adventures of Hergé: Tintin's creator in the limelight

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Carmakers rev up for Paris Motor Show

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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.

Watch the first part here.
 

By Anelise Borges

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2016-09-23 Bahamas

From Sarkozy's populist pivot and ‘Bahamas Leaks’, to failed Syria truce and Rome’s Olympic bid (part 2)

This week, protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man. In France, meanwhile, Nicolas Sarkozy pandered...

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2016-09-23 US police shooting

US police shootings: Race relations and the race to the White House (part 1)

This week, protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man. In France, meanwhile, Nicolas Sarkozy pandered...

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2016-09-16 European Union

Hackers and whistleblowers, Clinton's health and Trump’s 'birther' theory

This week, European leaders met - without Britain - in Bratislava to discuss the future for a post-Brexit union. Also, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was the subject of Oliver...

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2016-09-09 Barack Obama

Loose cannons Trump and Duterte (part 1)

This week, Barack Obama faced criticism and even insults from Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, "build-a-wall politics" hit Europe as authorities extended...

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2016-09-09 Calais

Calais migrant camp, Pokémon GO (part 2)

This week, Barack Obama faced criticism and even insults from Donald Trump and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, "build-a-wall politics" hit Europe as authorities extended...

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