Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

TALKING EUROPE

What would a Syriza victory mean for Greece?

Read more

ENCORE!

Music show: Björk, Charlie Winston and Ray Lema

Read more

FOCUS

Set, the new pro-Putin youth movement

Read more

THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW

Jean-Pascal Tricoire, CEO of Schneider Electric: 'France is on a better track'

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Riots over cartoons of Prophet Mohammed are 'childish'

Read more

ENCORE!

Literary giant Russell Banks on freedom of speech

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Majority of EU citizens 'support transatlantic trade deal'

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Ukraine's finance minister: Kiev 'needs a substantial amount of money'

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Twitter storm as IMF boss hails late Saudi king as 'strong advocate of women'

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 : 2013-03-04

The World This Week - March 1st, 2013 (part 2)

Our crack panel tackles bankers’ bonuses, the French hostage drama in West Africa, France’s loss of influence in the face of Russia, Beppe Grillo’s antics in Italy and the papal succession. Will the Vatican package a new pope just like Beaujolais Nouveau markets itself – every year it’s supposed to be different, but every year it tastes the same?

  • Anne-Elizabeth Moutet, Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Ana Navarro Pedro, Paris correspondent, Visao Magazine;
  • Christopher Dickey, Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek, Columnist for The Daily Beast;
  • Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group.

    Watch the first part


    Programme prepared and produced by Sophie Alavi, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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