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Bulgarian president-elect hopes for lifting of Russia sanctions

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30 years of Erasmus: Financing fun or funding employment?

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US policy towards Putin's Russia: A new era?

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Burmese policemen abuse Rohingya in a video, and a Malian is deported from France in handcuffs

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IN THE PAPERS

Donald Trump's busy weekend

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IN THE PAPERS

France's electricity grid under pressure amid cold snap

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BUSINESS DAILY

Pound tumbles ahead of Theresa May speech

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EYE ON AFRICA

Africa-France summit kicks off in Bamako

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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 : 2014-02-10

The World This Week - February 7th, 2014 (part 2)

He's being remembered as the greatest character actor of his generation. Oscar and Tony award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffmann was laid to rest this Friday in New York. Hoffmann was found dead at the age of 46 last week, the result of an apparent heroin overdose. His death has highlighted a disturbing phenomenon - the number of heroin users in the US has nearly doubled in the past five years.

Produced and prepared by Yann Pusztai, Haxie Meyers-Belkin, and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

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2017-01-13 Donald Trump

One hack of a transition: Fresh turmoil ahead of Trump inauguration (part 1)

Today in The World This Week, our panel of journalists looks at the continuing scandals hitting the Trump team ahead of next week’s inauguration, Marine Le Pen’s surprise visit...

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2017-01-13 Gambia

Will Jammeh go quietly? Rafsanjani's last show of force (part 2)

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2017-01-06 Brexit

Trump's Rule By Twitter, Brexit, The Robots are Taking Over (part 2)

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2017-01-06 Israel

Turkey's Terror Quagmire, Netanyahu's Israel (part 1)

Today in The World This Week our panel of journalists and correspondents discuss the multiple threats Turkey faces as a divided nation, the conviction of an Israeli soldier after...

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2016-12-20 French Presidential Elections 2017

The World in 2017: After Brexit, now comes the hard part (part 1)

If 2016 was the year of upheaval at the ballot boxes in Britain and the US, then now comes the hard part: In the coming year, Britain will face the consequences of the Brexit...

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