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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 : 2014-01-27

The World This Week - January 24th, 2014

This was the week the Geneva 2 conference on Syria finally got underway in Switzerland, bringing members of the Assad regime and the opposition Syrian National Coalition together in the same conference centre, if not around the same table. The talks got off to a very shaky start indeed, with diplomats wondering if they would collapse before they had even begun. So what can Geneva 2 hope to achieve?

Produced and prepared by David Boratov and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

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Craig Copetas

Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group

Philippe Moreau Chevrolet

Columnist, Le Nouvel Observateur

Brian EADS

Presenter, English service, RFI

Michael KIRTLEY

Producer, World Memory Project

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