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Venezuela's boiling point: power outages spark outrage (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Venezuela's boiling point: push to recall President Maduro (part 2)

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BUSINESS DAILY

French economy grows 0.5% in first quarter

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

May in France: A month to 'build bridges' and say 'good luck' with a flower

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London's new naked restaurant

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IN THE PAPERS

Protesters and police clash violently: Who is to blame?

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EYE ON AFRICA

Nigeria land conflict: Government condemns attacks, vows crackdown

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Venezuela's two-day week

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A closer look at France's 'Up All Night' movement

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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 : 2014-05-12

The World This Week - May 9th, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: Putin drops into newly-annexed Crimea, Silvio Berlusconi invites the press to a facility for Alzheimer's patients to begin his first community service stint as part of a tax fraud sentence, François Hollande marks the end of his second year in office, the Nigerian kidnapping crisis rolls on, and in Syria, Homs falls back to government control.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Eleanor BEARDSLEY

Journalist, National Public Radio

Lara MARLOWE

Paris correspondent, The Irish Times

Régis LE SOMMIER

Associate Editor in Chief, Paris Match

Ammar ABD RABBO

Franco-Syrian photojournalist

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