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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

Associate Editor in Chief, Paris Match

Claude GUIBAL

Senior Correspondent, France Culture

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Yemen, the Escalation; France's Three Way Race; Clarkson Shown the Exit (part 2)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain,...

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2015-03-27 Yemen

Germanwings Crash; Co-pilot 'hid illness' on crash day (part 1)

We look at the worst air disaster on French soil since 1981 and the co-pilot who barricaded himself in the cockpit of a Germanwings flight before slamming it into a mountain,...

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2015-03-20 Tunisia museum attack

Tunisia Terror Attack; What next for Netanyahu and the US? (part 1)

In The World This Week, we focus on the storming of the Bardo antiquities museum by two-Libya trained jihadists in Tunisia, killing 21, an attack later claimed by the IS group....

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2015-03-20 Benjamin Netanyahu

Bibi's winning gamble; Obama's Middle East pivot; Climate change cyclone; Solar eclipse (part 2)

Nowruz was not forgotten by the White House, with the US president directly addressing the Iranian people to wish them Happy New Year, while crunch nuclear talks entered a...

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2015-03-13 Boko Haram

Boko Haram joins IS group, where's Putin?, Merkel's Japan mistake and the Gaye-Thicke plagiarism trial

In the second part of The World This week, we take a look at Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State group. Also, Vladimir Putin's absence sparks rumours, Angela...

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