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Spain 'goes nuclear' on Catalonia

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THE INTERVIEW

Civil rights leader Al Sharpton says Trump 'channels' racism

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THE DEBATE

Moment of truth: Spain sets in motion direct rule over Catalonia

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PEOPLE & PROFIT

Must it come down? Market analysts bracing for correction

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FOCUS

Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto to vote on autonomy

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

France considers tough new laws to crack down on sexual harassment

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ENCORE!

Inside the new Yves Saint Laurent museum in Morocco

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

California: When your home is reduced to ashes

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

#balancetonporc: Sexual harassment and gender inequality in France

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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 : 2016-10-29

How low can he go? Polls dash French president's re-election hopes (part 2)

This week, nearly 6,000 refugees and migrants boarded buses out of the makeshift camp known as The Jungle. One poll says François Hollande's favourable ratings are down to 4 percent, dashing his hopes of re-election. Wallonia had the whole continent holding its breath over the signing of a free trade deal with Canada. The Mosul offensive continues as Kurdish and coalition forces come together to take back the city from IS group militants. And Clinton's lead grows ahead of the US election.

Click here for PART ONE.

Produced by Charles WENTE, Yena LEE and Elom Marcel TOBLE.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign editor at the Daily Beast

Philippe MOREAU CHEVROLET

Founder of MCBG Conseil

James McAULEY

Paris correspondent, The Washington Post

Hamdam MOSTAFAVI

Journalist, Courrier International

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2017-09-29 Emmanuel Macron

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Burma's ethnic cleansing; Philippines' Duterte takes on the Church

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