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Iraq: On the ground with French troops in Mosul

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2017 French presidential election: Can newcomer Macron win?

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Davos 2017: WEF considers challenges for Paris Climate Agreement

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Davos 2017: 'Globalisation is biggest challenge'

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Davos 2017: Businesses ready to seize new opportunities

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Davos 2017: Hard Brexit 'a double-edged sword for Ireland'

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French papers: A small slap for Valls, a major PR blow for his campaign

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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 : 2013-12-02

The World This Week - November 29th, 2013

What a week it's been for Russian President Vladimir Putin, who could afford to keep the Pope waiting on his trip to Rome - this after getting Ukraine's president to back out of a treaty with the European Union. Also, what to make of France's decision to send fresh troops to the Central African Republic? And should the law punish the prostitute, or fine the client? François Picard and his panel discuss all this, and more.

  • Vivienne WALT, Time Magazine;
  • Anne PENKETH, The Independent;
  • Ulrike KOLTERMANN, Independent journalist;
  • Craig COPETAS, Journalist, Quartz & The Atlantic Group.

Produced and prepared by David Boratov, Haxie Meyers-Belkin, and Diaraye Bah

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2017-01-13 Donald Trump

One hack of a transition: Fresh turmoil ahead of Trump inauguration (part 1)

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2017-01-13 Gambia

Will Jammeh go quietly? Rafsanjani's last show of force (part 2)

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2017-01-06 Brexit

Trump's Rule By Twitter, Brexit, The Robots are Taking Over (part 2)

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2017-01-06 Israel

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Today in The World This Week our panel of journalists and correspondents discuss the multiple threats Turkey faces as a divided nation, the conviction of an Israeli soldier after...

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2016-12-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

The World in 2017: After Brexit, now comes the hard part (part 1)

If 2016 was the year of upheaval at the ballot boxes in Britain and the US, then now comes the hard part: In the coming year, Britain will face the consequences of the Brexit...

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