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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2013-10-14

The World This Week (part 2)

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons finds itself quickly stripped of its Nobel peace prize when François Picard’s panel argues instead for courageous Pakistani schoolgirl Malala. Also, Janet Yellen and the rocky road to top for women in power, the abduction of Libya’s prime minister, and African leaders accuse the International Criminal Court of racism.

  • Anne-Elisabeth MOUTET, Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph
  • Craig COPETAS, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group
  • Ulrike Koltermann, Independent journalist
  • Leela JACINTO, International News Reporter, France 24 

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Beyond Kobani: Jihadists resist strikes in Syria and gain ground in Iraq

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-17 Ebola

Ebola - Keep calm: Psychosis in Europe and the US as disease wreaks havoc in Africa

In The World This Week: Fear of Ebola spreads faster than the disease, the fate of the IS-besieged Syrian border town Kobani remains up in the air, tensions between Serbia and...

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2014-10-10 Syria

Panic over Ebola: Authorities on high alert as Spain gets first case

In the second part of The World this Week, our guests discuss the ongoing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, the worldwide panic over the Ebola virus outbreak and the British...

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2014-10-10 Nobel Prize

The World this Week - October 10, 2014

At 17, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace prize, which she shares with India's Kailash Satyarthi, leader a global movement to end child slavery...

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2014-10-03 Alain Juppé

The World This Week - October 3rd, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: protests are ongoing in Hong Kong as its leader refuses to step down, the deadly Ebola virus comes to the United States, Brazil heads to the polls on...

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