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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 : 2013-04-15

The World This Week - April 12th, 2013

You wouldn’t think Margaret Thatcher had been out of politics for more than two decades in view of the incredibly polarized reactions to the Iron Lady’s death. Also, how the resignation of a tax-dodging French minister could impact all of Europe and the very long shadow of Hugo Chavez over his anointed successor.

  • Judah Grunstein. Editor-in-Chief, World Politics Review;
  • Régis Le Sommier. Deputy Editorial Director, Paris Match;
  • Anne-Elisabeth Moutet. Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph;
  • Elaine Cobbe. CBS news correspondent.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Valeriane Gauthier, Paul Maakad.

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By Anelise Borges

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