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'We sell dreams, passion,' says French Open's Guy Forget

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The French are so rude! Or is it just a misunderstanding?

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After key battle, Syrian town of Kobane looks to the future

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'War is not an option,' says former FARC guerrilla leader

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Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

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Ireland's abortion referendum

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Weinstein in court; Ireland abortion vote; Italy's populist takeover

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Sugar and spice: The flavours of the French Caribbean

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The writing's on the wall: Revolutionary posters from May 68

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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 : 2013-03-04

The World This Week - March 1st, 2013

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

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

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