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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.

Latest update : 2013-03-25

The World This Week - March 22nd, 2013

On Thursday, Turkey's prime minister gets an historic truce agreement from the jailed Kurdish rebel leader. On Friday, Recep Tayip Erdogan accepts Israel's apology of Israel over the 2010 sinking of a flotilla bound for Gaza. Two separate stories... but is there a common thread when it comes to Syria?

  • Craig Copetas. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Christopher Dickey. Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek Magazine. Columnist, The Daily Beast;
  • Helena Servettaz. Russian service, RFI;
  • Emma-Kate Symons. Correspondent, The Australian Financial Review.

Produced by Anelise Borges, François Picard, Mark Thompson, Paul Maakad.

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By Anelise Borges

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