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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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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

Champs-Elysées attack: What impact on Sunday's French election? (part 1)

It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then, with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left, a 39-year-old convict targeted police on...

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2017-04-21 French Presidential Elections 2017

After Brexit and Trump: World waits on French presidential election (part 2)

It was clear from the outset that this campaign would upend French politics. Then, with a little more than 24 hours of campaigning left, a 39-year-old convict targeted police on...

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2017-04-14 Donald Trump

Mélenchon mania, Venezuela protests, United's PR disaster (part 2)

In this edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists look at how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be emboldened by a win in Turkey’s...

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2017-04-14 Donald Trump

Turkey referendum, Trump's trigger happy foreign policy (part 1)

In this edition of The World This Week, our panel of international journalists look at how Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might be emboldened by a win in Turkey’s...

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2017-04-07 air strikes

Trump turns on Assad: How will US strikes impact war in Syria? (part 2)

Our panel of international journalists usually analyses the significant events of the week, but today’s show focuses solely on Syria in light of the US launching airstrikes in...

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