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Displaced people in South Sudan suffer from untreated mental disorders

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Somalian President asks Al Shabaab to lay down their weapons

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THE DEBATE

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Borderline Politics: US-Mexico relations hit a wall (part 2)

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Arms race: Delegations eye lucrative deals at Abu Dhabi military fair

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

France's Salon de l'Agriculture: Celebrating a struggling sector

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Brazil: Carnival in a time of crisis

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A long way from home: 'Lion' stars Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel hit the red carpet

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'Pineapple Pizza Tests Limits of Presidential Power in Iceland'

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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 : 2013-02-08

The World This Week - February 8th

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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