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EYE ON AFRICA

Burundian top judge says he fled the country after government pressure

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EYE ON AFRICA

U.N. denies accusations it tried to cover sexual abuse in Central African Republic

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MEDIAWATCH

"Francois of Arabia" criticised in French press

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DEBATE

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

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DEBATE

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 1)

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TALKING EUROPE

Guy Verhofstadt: Lack of EU asylum system is 'pushing people to come to Europe'

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FOCUS

The health risk behind Argentina's soya paradise

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TALKING EUROPE

Disability discrimination: Removing the obstacles to success

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ENCORE!

Music show: Mumford & Sons and the 'Queen of British Blues'

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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 : 2014-05-19

The World This Week - May 16th, 2014 (part 2)

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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2015-05-01 Freedom of Speech

The Right to Offend: Writers to Boycott Charlie Hebdo PEN Award

In The World This Week: The death toll continues to rise in Nepal after the country's worst earthquake in decades, six police officers in the USA are to be charged in connection...

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2015-05-01 Nepal

Nepal Earthquake: Death Toll Continues to Rise, Thousands Missing

In The World This Week: The death toll continues to rise in Nepal after the country's worst earthquake in decades, six police officers in the USA are to be charged in connection...

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2015-04-24 Yemen

Migrant Deaths: Politicians Divided after Emergency EU Summit (part 2)

In The World This Week: Armenia marks 100 years since the mass murder and deportation of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire; the would-be Paris terrorist who literally shot...

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2015-04-24 Yemen

The G-Word: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide (part 1)

In The World This Week: Armenia marks 100 years since the mass murder and deportation of Armenians from the Ottoman Empire; the would-be Paris terrorist who literally shot...

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2015-04-17 immigration

Deadly crossing: Migrants desperate to reach Europe (part 1)

We look at the plight of migrants so desperate to reach Europe; and the latest arrests by Italian police of smugglers. Also, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi visits...

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