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France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 1)

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Top Burundian judge flees country after government pressure

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'60% of British citizens want voting reform'

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Swedish FM: ‘Diplomacy today is about courage and patience’

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Women journalists to male politicians: Hands off!

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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 : 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

Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek

Stefan DE VRIES

Paris Correspondent, RTL4

Virginie HERZ

International Affairs Specialist, France 24

George KAZOLIAS

Senior Producer, AITV

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2015-05-01 Freedom of Speech

The Right to Offend: Writers to Boycott Charlie Hebdo PEN Award

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2015-05-01 Nepal

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2015-04-24 Yemen

Migrant Deaths: Politicians Divided after Emergency EU Summit (part 2)

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The G-Word: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide (part 1)

In The World This Week: Armenia marks 100 years since the mass murder and deportation of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire; the would-be Paris terrorist who literally shot...

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2015-04-17 immigration

Deadly crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe (part 1)

We look at the plight of migrants so desperate to reach Europe; and the latest arrests by Italian police of smugglers. Also, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visits...

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