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Latest update : 2014-03-03

The World This Week - February 28th, 2014 (part 2)

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

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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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2014-08-22 racism

The World This Week - August 22nd, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: race relations in the United States in the wake of the Ferguson riots, the ongoing fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, McDonalds faces McSanctions in...

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2014-08-22 Russia

The World This Week - August 22nd, 2014

In The World This Week: race relations in the United States in the wake of the Ferguson riots, the ongoing fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, McDonalds faces McSanctions in...

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2014-08-08 Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS)

The World This Week - August 8th, 2014

In The World This Week: The US begins launching air strikes against ISIS militants in northern Iraq, while violence resumes between Israel and Hamas following failed efforts to...

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2014-08-01 France

The World This Week - August 1st, 2014 (part 2)

In The World This Week: the West ups sanctions on Russia in the wake of the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, yet another failed ceasefire as the Israel-Palestine...

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2014-08-01 GAZA ASSAULT

The World This Week - August 1st, 2014

In The World This Week: the West ups sanctions on Russia in the wake of the downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, yet another failed ceasefire as the Israel-Palestine...

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