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The World This Week - 29 August 2014 (part 2)

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The World This Week - 29 August 2014

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Alain Choquette: A Hilarious Magician in Paris

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France welcomes Iraqi Christian refugees

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Emmanuel Macron: A new economy minister with a pro-business agenda

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Latest update : 2014-01-20

The World This Week - January 17th, 2014

This week saw a major pivot by France's president. The house was packed for François Hollande's New Year's press conference where he scrapped his tax-the-rich mantra and instead offered major tax breaks and belt-tightening. Meanwhile, Hollande’s much-debated affair could be good for the economy. One car rental company has already cashed in on it with an advertising campaign urging him to forego his scooter and pick one of their cars.

Produced and prepared by Emma James and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

By François PICARD

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Craig COPETAS

Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group

Christopher Dickey

Paris Bureau Chief, The Daily Beast

Régis LE SOMMIER

Associate Editor in Chief, Paris Match

Claude Guibal

Senior Correspondent, France Culture

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2014-08-29 Ukraine

The World This Week - 29 August 2014 (part 2)

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2014-08-29 technology

The World This Week - 29 August 2014

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