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ACROSS AFRICA

Mass graves in Central Kasaï bear witness to growing violence in DR Congo

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EYE ON AFRICA

French far right leader Marine Le Pen meets with French troops in Chad

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THE DEBATE

Westminster Attack: What response to Parliament Rampage? (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Westminster Attack: What response to Parliament Rampage? (part 1)

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FOCUS

A day in the life of an Indian entrepreneur

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BUSINESS DAILY

US department store Sears faces possible closure

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THE INTERVIEW

Thomas Friedman on technology, Trump and the media

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IN THE PAPERS

'Terror in Westminster'

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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 : 2013-09-23

The World This Week - September 20th, 2013

What’s a stake in a handshake? The unintended consequence of a sudden Syria pivot may be a real thawing of relations between Iran and the West. François Picard’s panel fields predictions ahead of the UN General Assembly. Also, Germany’s elections, Berlusconi’s vow to hang on, and how video games like Grand Theft Auto have stolen the show of the world entertainment industry.

  • Vivienne WALT, Contributor, Time Magazine;
  • Craig COPETAS, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Thierry ARNAUD, Politics Editor, BFMTV;
  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Journalist and theologian, author of "Vatican diplomacy in the Middle East", Former DPA Correspondent in Paris.

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Programme prepared and produced by Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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