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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 : 2014-04-21

The World This Week - April 18th, 2014

In The World This Week: Russia and the EU agree to a roadmap outlining the de-escalation of recent violence in eastern Ukraine, Putin comes up against a familiar face whilst fielding questions from the people on national television, pollution becomes a global problem, Algeria's incumbent Bouteflika claims presidential victory from his wheelchair, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the great Colombian author, dies at the age of 87.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Paris Bureau Chief, Newsweek

Judah GRUNSTEIN

Editor-in-chief, World Politics Review

Elena SERVETTAZ

RFI Journalist

Hassan ZITOUNI

Journalist, Correspondent for MBC (Saudi channel)

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2014-12-19 Cuba

Viva La Evolucion! US and Cuba Move to Normalise Ties

In the world this week: the US and Cuba move to re-establish diplomatic ties, a hack into Sony's internal computer systems is being blamed on North Korea and Putin remains...

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2014-12-05 Barack Obama

Putin’s fighting talk: Russian president's defiant state of the union address

In The World This Week: A white police officer is cleared over the death of a black man for the second time in less than two weeks in the US, Germany mourns a young woman...

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2014-12-05 Iran

No charges over chokehold: The president, the police, and a question of race

In The World This Week: A white police officer is cleared over the death of a black man for the second time in less than two weeks in the US, Germany mourns a young woman...

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2014-11-28 Ferguson

Sarkozy bites back: Former president fights to reclaim UMP leadership

In The World This Week: Iran nuclear talks end in deadlock; unrest in Ferguson, Missouri follows the grand jury's decision not to prosecute officer Darren Wilson over the...

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2014-11-28 nuclear Iran

No Deal: Iran Nuclear Talks End Without Agreement

In The World This Week: Iran nuclear talks end in deadlock; unrest in Ferguson, Missouri follows the grand jury's decision not to prosecute officer Darren Wilson over the...

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