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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 : 2013-12-16

The World This Week - December 13th, 2013

It's the most public fall from grace North Korea has seen since the 1970s. The country's state media first published photos of Jang Song Thaek being taken away, then announced his execution. Jang, none other than Kim Jong-un's uncle, was often described as the mentor of Pyongyang's 30-year-old ruler. Also, a week of mourning for Nelson Mandela will draw to a close with a traditional Xhosa burial on Sunday in the village where he was born back in 1918. What will his legacy be?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

Our guests

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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