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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 : 2014-03-03

The World This Week - February 28th, 2014

In this edition of The World This Week: Russia weighs in as tensions mounts in Ukraine, Merkel remains unmoved by David Cameron's charm offensive, Algerian President Bouteflika seeks a fourth term despite his ailing health, and Venezuela's president faces fresh opposition.

Produced and prepared by David Boratov, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Judah GRUNSTEIN

Editor-in-chief, World Politics Review

Hassan ZITOUNI

Journalist, Correspondent for MBC (Saudi channel)

Ulrike KOLTERMANN

Freelance journalist

Sarai SUAREZ

Venezuelan freelance journalist

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2015-01-23 Manuel Valls

Pope and family planning: Heated debate over pontiff's 'rabbit' comments (part 2)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

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2015-01-23 Ukraine

Saudi King Abdullah dies: Succession, stability and youth in question (part 1)

In The World This Week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, the French Republic's...

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2015-01-16 Charlie Hebdo

After #JeSuisCharlie: Mohammed cartoons fuel debate on free speech (part 1)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

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2015-01-16 Boko Haram

Nigeria, the spillover: Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram (part 2)

In The World This Week: France's largest popular show of solidarity since World War II - what made Paris the capital of the world last Sunday? In Nigeria meanwhile, Boko Haram's...

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2015-01-09 Charlie Hebdo

Paris Terror Attacks: Three Suspects Dead

French broadsheet Le Monde calls it France's September 11th. Not by the scale of the killing - there's no comparison with 9/11 or the Peshawar school massacre - but by the...

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