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Cyril Ramaphosa elected ANC leader in close-run vote

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The fight for the ANC: South Africa's future in the balance?

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British musician Tricky on legacy, family and death

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Russian businessman says 2018 presidential election a 'democratic process'

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Europe's 'soft power': EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics on European identity

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Goodbye to tax havens? New EU blacklist under the microscope

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Triumph for French women's handball team: All hail 'The Fighters'

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

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.

Latest update : 2016-09-26

From Sarkozy's populist pivot and ‘Bahamas Leaks’, to failed Syria truce and Rome’s Olympic bid (part 2)

This week, protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man. In France, meanwhile, Nicolas Sarkozy pandered to nationalists in the lead up to next year’s election. And the Panama Leaks scandal tainted former EU anti-trust chief, Neelie Kroes. Also, the US-Russia brokered truce in Syria fell apart and bombing resumed in Aleppo. Finally. Finally, Rome’s mayor removed the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.

Click here to watch part one.

Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Elom Marcel TOBLE.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign editor at the Daily Beast

Vivienne WALT

Contributor, Time Magazine

Mark DEEN

Journalist at Bloomberg News

Ammar Abd RABBO

Syrian photojournalist, senior editor at Transterra Media

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