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LIBERIA UNMIL MISSION: PEACEKEEPERS PREPARE TO HAND OVER TO GOVERNMENT

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MEDIAWATCH

Boris Backs Out After Brexit

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EYE ON AFRICA

DRC ELECTIONS: KABILA SAYS POLL WILL GO AHEAD

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THE DEBATE

Chaos at Westminster: UK's post-brexit leadership battle (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Chaos at Westminster: UK's post-brexit leadership battle (part 2)

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ENCORE!

Matthew McConaughey and ‘Free State of Jones' shine new light on American civil war

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FOCUS

Zika virus spreading fast across Puerto Rico

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

Take a break: France’s love affair with vacations

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THE INTERVIEW

THE INTERVIEW

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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 : 2013-12-20

The World this Week – 20 December 2013 (part 2)

In Brussels, French President François Hollande was hoping to get support from 27 other heads of state for French military intervention in the Central African Republic. But he didn't walk away with much - apart from half a dozen countries sending modest logistical support, the EU is not providing direct financial aid, and there is still no path towards a common European defence policy.

And in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry signalled that American diplomacy was ready to sit down and talk with the islamists, but they refused. How likely is it that January’s peace conference will bring about true reconciliation?

 

 

By Cyril VANIER

Our guests

Christopher Dickey

Paris Bureau Chief, The Daily Beast

Jean-Marc Illouz

Former France 2 TV Senior Correspondent

Ammar ABD RABBO

Photojournalist

Tania RAKHMANOVA

Journalist, Author of "Au cœur du pouvoir russe, enquête sur l'empire Poutine" (At the heart of Russian power: Investigation into Putin’s empire)

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