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Israel’s ex-intel chief: ‘Together, we can do a lot to make Middle East a better place’

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Hollande pledges tax cuts ahead of France's 2017 elections

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2014-01-13

The World This Week - January 10th, 2014

When he ran in 2012, Socialist François Hollande promised to be a "normal" president, that is, different from his hyperactive Conservative predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy. What they now have in common is a penchant for suing publications that delve into their personal lives. Hollande is now considering legal action after gossip magazine Closer revealed the 59-year old Hollande's night-time jaunts out to secretly visit 42-year old film actress Julie Gayet.

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Craig COPETAS

Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group

Stefan DE VRIES

Paris correspondent, RTL4

Ammar ABD RABBO

Syrian photojournalist - Senior Editor, Transterra Media

Aude BARON

Editor in Chief "Le Plus-Nouvel Obs"

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2016-06-17 Brexit

Bitter Battle: Murder of Jo Cox upends EU referendum campaign (part 1)

This week a mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub left 50 dead, the worst in US history. Here in France, a policeman was fatally stabbed at his home, along with his wife who...

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2016-06-17 Brexit

Orlando mass shooting and French police killings (part 2)

This week a mass shooting in an Orlando gay nightclub left 50 dead, the worst in US history. Here in France, a policeman was fatally stabbed at his home, along with his wife who...

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2016-06-10 Euro 2016

The Greatest: The world remembers Muhammad Ali (part 2)

Today marks the kickoff of the Euro 2016 with hosts France facing Romania. But the football championship opens amid security concerns and nationwide strikes affecting trains,...

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2016-06-10 Euro 2016

France hosts Euro 2016: Les Bleus on a mission to lift national gloom (part 1)

Today marks the kickoff of the Euro 2016 with hosts France facing Romania. But the football championship opens amid security concerns and nationwide strikes affecting trains,...

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2016-06-03 France

Turkey’s fury over Germany’s Armenian genocide vote; flood of trouble in France (part 2)

Thursday's vote in the Bundestag, where lawmakers recognised the 1915 mass killings of Armenians as genocide, sparked outrage in Ankara. Germany is home to more than three...

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