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Raqqa, Kirkuk, Xi Jinping

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Kurdish referendum a ‘colossal mistake’, says son of late president Talabani

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The Dictator's Games: A rare look inside Turkmenistan

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Teaching maths with holograms

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DOWN TO EARTH

Is China exporting its pollution?

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#THE 51%

Are female empowerment adverts actually good for the cause?

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The mixed legacy of 'Abenomics' in Japan

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ENCORE!

Contemporary art takes over the French capital and the countryside

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'China's Silicon Valley' symbolises high tech, prosperity and social inequality

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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 : 2014-01-09

The World Next Year: What to Expect in 2014 (part 2)

Expect identity politics to grab headlines in 2014, be it in May’s European elections or this spring’s general election in India where the Hindu nationalist BJP could make a comeback. Also, Brazil’s standing in the world as it prepares to host the World Cup, Putin’s Games in Sochi, and Erdogan’s loosening grip on Turkey.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher Dickey

Paris Bureau Chief, The Daily Beast

Patrick Smith

Editor in Chief, The Africa Report

Leela Jacinto

International News Reporter, France24.com

Craig Copetas

Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group

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2017-10-20 Raqqa

Raqqa, Kirkuk, Xi Jinping

Our panel of international journalists discusses Kurdish-led Syria militias victory over IS on Raqqa, while their Iraqi counterparts were retreating in Kirkuk; Xi Jinping...

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2017-10-13 Harvey Weinstein

Iran deal decertified: Trump disavows nuclear agreement without walking away from it

Our panel of international journalists discusses Trump's decision to disavow the Iran nuclear deal and the sexual assault accusations mounting against Hollywood Mogul Harvey...

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2017-10-06 Nobel Prize

Spain races to prevent Catalonia independence; The US and its guns

Our panel of international journalists look at the situation in Spain after the banned independence referendum in Catalonia; the worst mass shooting in the history of United...

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2017-09-29 Emmanuel Macron

Independence referendums in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan, Macron's proposals for EU

Our panel of international journalists looks at the banned independence referendums in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan; Emmanuel Macron's proposals to empower the EU; the death of...

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2017-09-22 Mexico

Power Play in Barcelona, May's Brexit speech

Our panel of journalists discuss the rescue efforts in Mexico after the devastating earthquake, the latest news from Catalonia as Madrid cracks down on the region; Theresa May's...

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