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Aylan Kurdi: A tragic symbol of the migrant crisis

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Disney hopes to score big as new Star Wars toys hit the shelves

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Photo of Syrian boy continues to cause furor

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IN THE PAPERS

Libération: 'Why we didn't publish Aylan's photo earlier'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Race debate overshadows Springbocks' preparation for world cup

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IN THE PAPERS

Could this photo mark a turning point in the European migrant crisis?

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THE DEBATE

China's might on parade: Old foes wary of show of strength (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

China's might on parade: Old foes wary of show of strength (part 1)

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

State and stocks: 'The Great Fall of China'

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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2013-04-01

The World This Week - March 29th, 2013

How do you say gridlock in Italian? The inability to form a new government tests the patience of the voters... and the markets. Also, why some people are calling the new chair of the Eurogroup Dijssel-blooper, the scramble for the Central African Republic and why Yahoo! thinks a 17-year-old and his app are worth $30 million.

  • Craig Copetas. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Michael Kirtley. Journalist, National Geographic & Africa International, Independent filmmaker;
  • Paul Taylor. European Affairs Editor, Reuters;
  • Virginie Herz. International Affairs Editor, France 24.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Paul Maakad.

Watch the second part here.

By Anelise Borges

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When China sneezes: World markets rattled by Shanghai’s burst bubble (part 2)

China watchers insisted this week that calling Shanghai’s burst financial bubble "The Great Fall of China" was too strong. But that didn't stop world markets from experiencing a...

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2015-08-28 migrants

Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle the migrant surge? (part 1)

Every day, the list of migrant tragedies grows longer. This week alone, 105 bodies were recovered from a capsized boat off Libya, and there was the shocking discovery of 71...

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2015-07-31 Turkey

Erdogan’s gamble: Turkey launches offensives on PKK and Islamic State Group (part 2)

Turkey finally decided to join the struggle against the Islamic State group, launching bombing raids, allowing US aircraft to use Turkish air bases, and tightening security on...

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2015-07-31 Calais

Europe’s shame: Calais migrant crisis deepens (part 1)

The blame game kicked in this week between Paris and London, as thousands of migrants continued to risk their lives to head to Britain from the French port town of Calais. The...

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2015-07-24 Barack Obama

French farmers revolt: Protests spread despite govt aid package (part 2)

French farmers have been manning the barricades this week. Dairy prices have gone through the floor worldwide these past months, and French farmers are dumping Belgian milk and...

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