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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2014-05-05

The World This Week - May 2nd, 2014

In The World This Week: the deepening crisis in Ukraine, Turkish prime minister Erdogan's wrath is still focused on ally-turned-foe Fatullah Gulen, the state of French industry and the Alstom takeover, Chinese growth overtakes the US, and Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams finds himself behind bars for the first time since the 1970s.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Anne BAGAMERY

European Day Editor, International New York Times

Aysegül SERT

Independent journalist

Marianne BARRIAUX

Paris-based correspondent for AFP

Gregory VISCUSI

Reporter, Bloomberg News

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2014-11-21 Barack Obama

Band Aid 30 - Hit or Miss? Bob Geldof in Hot Water over Ebola Single

In the world this week: With a deadline looming, Iran nuclear talks are on the homestretch, Obama bypasses a hostile Congress by announcing amnesty for nearly 5 million illegal...

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2014-11-21 Iran

Deal or No Deal with Iran? Home Stretch to Reach Historic Agreement

In the world this week: With a deadline looming, Iran nuclear talks are on the homestretch, Obama bypasses a hostile Congress by announcing amnesty for nearly 5 million illegal...

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2014-11-14 Barack Obama

India sterilisation scandal: More arrests in wake of botched operations

In The World This Week: the highs and lows of the Rosetta space probe's historic mission to land on a comet, the world's worst polluters sign a surprise climate change deal on...

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2014-11-14 Rosetta Space Probe

Rosetta probe: 'Last ditch' attempt to get samples from comet

In The World This Week: the highs and lows of the Rosetta space probe's historic mission to land on a comet, the world's worst polluters sign a surprise climate change deal on...

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2014-11-07 Americas

Obama's final chapter: What next after the midterm defeat?

In The World This Week: The world marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, African leaders visit Burkina Faso after last week's historic uprising forced out its ruler of...

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