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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

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Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor, The Daily Beast

Judah GRUNSTEIN

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Elena SERVETTAZ

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2014-09-19 Islamic State (IS)

The World this Week - September 19th, 2014

In The World This Week: Scotland says "no" to independence, the US and France deploy troops in Iraq and West Africa, and China's President Xi Jinping makes a landmark visit to...

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2014-09-19 India

The World this Week - September 19th, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: Scotland says "no" to independence, the US and France deploy troops in Iraq and West Africa, and China's President Xi Jinping makes a landmark visit to...

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2014-09-12 Scottish independence

The World this Week - September 12th, 2014

In The World This Week: Polls put Scotland's "Yes" camp in the lead, days before the nation votes on its most important referendum. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama unveils...

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2014-09-12 technology

The World this Week - September 12th, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: Polls put Scotland's "Yes" camp in the lead, days before the nation votes on its most important referendum. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama unveils...

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2014-08-29 technology

The World This Week - August 29th, 2014

In The World This Week: NATO scolds Russia for deploying some 1,000 troops in Ukraine, we discuss François Hollande's surprise cabinet reshuffle, the UK ups its terror threat...

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