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Kenya’s opposition leader to take poll dispute to Supreme Court

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Trump's 'unprecedented transgression'

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US racial tension - How far should freedom of speech be allowed to go?

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Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

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India and Pakistan mark 70 years of independence: Can the two countries ever reconcile?

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India: Cows at heart of political debate

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Trump again blames both sides for Charlottesville violence

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'Macron: The shadow of a doubt'

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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 : 2014-05-19

The World This Week - May 16th, 2014

In The World This Week: Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi wins an outright majority in India's general election, Nigeria is in turmoil one month after the mass kidnapping of 300 schoolgirls by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, Turkey reels from the worst mining disaster in its history, and can Ukraine's richest man pull the country together?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Anne-Elisabeth MOUTET

Columnist, The Sunday Telegraph

Patrick SMITH

Editor in Chief, The Africa Report

Marc BURLEIGH

Journalist, French news agency AFP

Ingrid THERWATH

South Asia editor, Courrier International

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The ever-escalating US-North Korea row; Kenya elections

Our panel of international journalists look at ever-escalating row between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea's missile testing and nuclear ambition. We also turn to Kenya...

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2017-08-05 Venezuela

Venezuela crisis deepens as opposition plans new protest

In The world this week, we discuss Venezuela crisis with our two guests. On Friday, leaders of the opposition urged citizens to fill the streets of Caracas to reject the Assembly...

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2017-08-04 Venezuela

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We look at Caracas, where a controversial assembly of 545 delegates convened for the first time on Friday. Charged with rewriting the constitution, the all-powerful group will...

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2017-07-28 Donald Trump

Jerusalem tensions: What does it mean for the region?

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2017-07-22 Emmanuel Macron

Head of French armed forces quits; Six months of President Trump

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