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Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

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Omar El Akkad's 'American War': A tale of US dystopia

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Exxon sues US over $2m fine for violating Russia sanctions

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'Too sexy for Malaysia': Hit single 'Despacito' stirs controversy

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Is this the end of Emmanuel Macron's honeymoon period?

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Macron's air force uniform draws Tom Cruise comparisons

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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

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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