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Latest update : 2014-01-20

The World This Week - January 17th, 2014 (part 2)

The only suspense in Egypt's constitutional referendum will be the turnout. The final tally for the two-day poll is expected on Saturday. The head of the army himself, General Sisi, went on an inspection tour of polling stations Tuesday. He’s widely expected to win the presidency. But there were pockets of deadly violence with the now-banned Muslim Brotherhood actively boycotting a poll that reverses changes made on its watch. Could this constitution really mark the end of Egypt’s revolution?

Produced and prepared by Emma James and Haxie Meyers-Belkin
 

By François PICARD

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Régis LE SOMMIER

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Claude GUIBAL

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Craig COPETAS

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Viva La Evolucion! US and Cuba Move to Normalise Ties

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2014-12-05 Barack Obama

Putin’s fighting talk: Russian president's defiant state of the union address

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2014-12-05 Iran

No charges over chokehold: The president, the police, and a question of race

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2014-11-28 Ferguson

Sarkozy bites back: Former president fights to reclaim UMP leadership

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2014-11-28 nuclear Iran

No Deal: Iran Nuclear Talks End Without Agreement

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