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Democratic Convention: Can the Democrats now unite around Hillary Clinton?

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'The People Want Bernie' chanted at Democratic Convention

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Air France set for fresh strike action

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South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president

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Leaked emails overshadow Democratic convention

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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 : 2014-08-11

The World This Week - August 8th, 2014

In The World This Week: The US begins launching air strikes against ISIS militants in northern Iraq, while violence resumes between Israel and Hamas following failed efforts to extend a three-day long ceasefire.

Produced and prepared by Claire Brown and Phoebe Lanzer Wood

By Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

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George KAZOLIAS

Senior Producer, AITV

Nicolas VINOCUR

Political and economic correspondent for Reuters in Paris

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2016-07-15 Truck attack in Nice

Terror attack in Nice: Making sense of Bastille Day rampage (part 1)

84 dead, ten of them children, some fifty others in critical condition, a reinforced state of emergency, a city and a nation in shock. This after a truck rammed through the crowd...

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2016-07-15 France

Terror attack in Nice: Making sense of Bastille Day rampage (part 2)

84 dead, ten of them children, some fifty others in critical condition, a reinforced state of emergency, a city and a nation in shock. This after a truck rammed through the crowd...

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2016-07-08 Tony Blair

'A better and safer place': Tony Blair and the Chilcot Inquiry (part 2)

This week, tragedy hit Dallas as sniper fire rained down on police officers at a Black Lives Matter protest, killing five officers and wounding seven others. In the UK, the...

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2016-07-08 Black Lives Matter movement

Dallas police shooting: Attack follows latest cop killings of African Americans (part 1)

This week, tragedy hit Dallas as sniper fire rained down on police officers at a Black Lives Matter protest, killing five officers and wounding seven others. In the UK, the...

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2016-07-01 Brexit

Turkey targeted: IS group blamed in Istanbul airport attack (part 2)

In The World This Week we look at the fallout from the UK referendum vote to leave the European Union, the terrorist attack at Ataturk airport in Istanbul, the swearing-in of...

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