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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 : 2017-04-10

Trump turns on Assad: How will US strikes impact war in Syria? (part 1)

Our panel of international journalists usually analyses the significant events of the week, but today’s show focuses solely on Syria in light of the US launching airstrikes in reprisal for that deadly chemical weapons attack earlier this week blamed on strongman Bashar al-Assad. It's a stark reversal from the president's formerly stand-off approach to the six-year old civil war. Will these strikes have an impact of the Syrian war? What will be the response from the international community?

Click here for PART TWO.

Produced by Charles WENTE, François WIBAUX and Christopher DAVIS.

By Annette YOUNG

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2018-07-20 François PICARD

Trump invites Putin to Washington, France celebrates the World Cup, Macron's first scandal, Nicaragua's crackdown

The World This Week looks at the Helsinki Summit between Putin and Trump. Specifically discussion centers around a follow-up meeting in Washington proposed by President Trump. A...

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2018-07-13 François PICARD

World Cup Grand finale, Donald Trump blindsides Theresa May, Erdogan's family business

The World This Week takes you from Brussels to London, where the US president's been ruffling feathers, and from Moscow to Helsinki, where his Russian counterpart will go from...

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2018-07-06 François PICARD

Novichok II, anti-Merkel front, remembering Claude Lanzmann

What if Russia plays England in the semi-finals of the World Cup? Tensions between London and Moscow have been rekindled by new cases of Novichok poisoning in Britain. Also, he...

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2018-06-29 François PICARD

Divided Europe: EU leaders claim compromise on migrant policy

Angela Merkel warned ahead of the EU summit that Europe's destiny was at stake with a battle over borders becoming a battle of values. To reach a deal, European leaders pulled...

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2018-06-22 François PICARD

Zero Tolerance: Does Border Security Trump Compassion?

In the United States, the Trump administration has gone back on its decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the border. But confusion still reigns over the...

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