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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 : 2013-09-16

The World This Week - September 13th, 2013

Some have called it Vladimir Putin’s best week as Russian president. But with Americans squarely against intervention in Syria, Barack Obama seemed almost happy to let Moscow hog the limelight. Also, India’s rape verdict sparks a capital punishment debate and can rude gestures reverse the tide for Germany’s hapless opposition?

  • Anne BAGAMERY. European Day Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Craig COPETAS. Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Tania RAKHMANOVA. Filmmaker and Author of "At the Heart of Russian Power";
  • Leela JACINTO. Internet Desk, France 24.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Dheepthika Namasivayam, Elom Marcel Toble.

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By Anelise Borges

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