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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.

Latest update : 2013-12-16

The World This Week - December 13th, 2013 (part 2)

Less than a week after Paris dispatched 1,600 troops to Bangui, two French soldiers were killed in street fighting. After intervening in Mali, France is now involved in another former African colony on the brink of collapse. Also, the tide has certainly turned in Syria. This week, Washington and London suspended non-lethal aid to Syria's opposition after rival Islamic rebel brigades seized warehouses containing US military gear intended for the main Western-backed rebel group.

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Christopher Davis and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

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Simon Kuper

Columnist, Financial Times

Craig Copetas

Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group

Anne BAGAMERY

Senior Editor, International New York Times

Louis Magloire KEUMAYOU

Pan African Press Association (APPA)

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