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Whose boots on the ground? Turkey wary of Syrian Kurds

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Dacian Ciolos, EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development

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EU-US free trade agreement: A bad deal for European consumers?

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Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, Somali president

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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 : 2013-12-02

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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By François PICARD

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2014-10-17 Ebola

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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

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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

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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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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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