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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2014-08-04

The World This Week - August 1st, 2014

In The World This Week: the West ups sanctions on Russia in the wake of the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, yet another failed ceasefire as the Israel-Palestine conflict rages on, Argentina defaults for the second time in thirteen years, and it's summer here in France - which means that Parisians are deserting the capital in droves.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor, The Daily Beast

Stefan DE VRIES

Paris correspondent, RTL4

Virginie HERZ

International Affairs Specialist, France 24

George KAZOLIAS

Senior Producer, AITV

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2016-07-15 Truck attack in Nice

Terror attack in Nice: Making sense of Bastille Day rampage (part 1)

84 dead, ten of them children, some fifty others in critical condition, a reinforced state of emergency, a city and a nation in shock. This after a truck rammed through the crowd...

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2016-07-15 France

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84 dead, ten of them children, some fifty others in critical condition, a reinforced state of emergency, a city and a nation in shock. This after a truck rammed through the crowd...

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2016-07-08 Tony Blair

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2016-07-08 Black Lives Matter movement

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This week, tragedy hit Dallas as sniper fire rained down on police officers at a Black Lives Matter protest, killing five officers and wounding seven others. In the UK, the...

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2016-07-01 Brexit

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