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The last taboo: Helping women and girls. Period.

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DOWN TO EARTH

Who benefits when the ice caps melt?

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ACROSS AFRICA

Frustration mounts over state of economy in Nigeria

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Will global warming ruin French wine production?

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REPORTERS

The birth of a film industry: Hollywood and World War I

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THE INTERVIEW

'Accusations of terrorism are false', says Qatar's foreign minister

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IN THE PAPERS

'Philando Castile's death poses questions that still need answering'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Costco piles products high to lure French consumers

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IN THE PAPERS

When it's hot, how much skin can you show at work?

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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 : 2013-05-06

The World This Week - May 3rd, 2013 (part 2)

Call it the price of cheap clothes. The Bangladesh factory fire highlights consumers’ insatiable demand for cheaper and cheaper garments. Is it up to regulators to demand higher standards or consumers to boycott unscrupulous retailers? Also, how the rest of Europe should handle Germany, why France said "non" to Yahoo!’s buyout of Dailymotion and Europe’s bid to save its bees.

  • Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Vivienne Walt, Contributor, Time Magazine;
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Freelance journalist;
  • Philippe Moreau-Chevrolet, Columnist, Le Nouvel Observateur.

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Produced by Mark Thompson, Paul Maakad, Christopher Davis, Anelise Borges.

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2017-06-16 Emmanuel Macron

Congressman shooting; In Macron we trust; Rodman the unlikely peacemaker (part 2)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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2017-06-16 Germany

Remembering Helmut Kohl; A Tale of Two Londons (part 1)

As news breaks of the death of Helmut Kohl, our panel of international journalists looks back at the legacy of the former German chancellor. Also on The World This Week:...

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2017-06-09 Emmanuel Macron

Macron's momentum: Landslide expected in French legislative elections (part 2)

Sunday is the first round of the legislative elections in France and Emmanuel Macron's La République En Marche party is set to clobber opponents with what could be an...

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2017-06-09 UK Elections

UK elections: Hung parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations (part 1)

When British PM Theresa May declared a surprise snap election six weeks ago, it looked like it would be a walk in the park. It’s ended with a drive to Buckingham Palace but a...

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2017-06-02 climate

Corbyn's comeback, the hunger bonds, Sgt. Pepper (part 2)

In this week’s edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists looks at Trump's decision to leave the Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel...

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