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Kurdish independence referendum: What impact on the region?

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Iraqi Kurdistan FM: 'We are determined to go ahead' with independence vote

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Are universities in Pakistan becoming a breeding ground for terrorism?

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Save the Children CEO on Rohingya crisis: 'Children are being shot at'

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British PM expected to make offer to Brussels in upcoming speech

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French labour reforms: Will protests make Macron back down?

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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.

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

Associate Editor in Chief, Paris Match

Claude GUIBAL

Senior Correspondent, France Culture

Craig COPETAS

Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor, The Daily Beast

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2017-09-01 Hurricane Harvey

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2017-08-25 Spain

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2017-08-11 North Korea

The ever-escalating US-North Korea row; Kenya elections

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