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British Airways flights return to normal after IT failure

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Macron and Putin hold 'a frank exchange'

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Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 2)

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Mending Strained Ties: Macron hosts Putin at Versailles Palace (part 1)

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Cannes 2017: 'The Square', Sofia Coppola and Joaquin Phoenix take top prizes

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The violinist of Venezuela's protests; and France's dying bees

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Famine used as a weapon of war in South Sudan

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Let's talk Africa-Asia partnerships (part 2)

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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 : 2017-05-19

Trump on the run? Upheaval at home overshadows first foreign tour

Last week, it was Trump firing FBI director James Comey that made headlines. This week came aftershocks that could seem even more powerful than the first tremor. There's nothing like a road trip to get away from your troubles. But this time, the president of the United States won't be heading to his Florida golfing resort. Rather, he has chosen Saudi Arabia to kick off his first foreign tour as commander-in-chief.

Click here for PART TWO. 

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Alessandro XENOS, Christopher DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign editor at the Daily Beast

Angela DIFFLEY

RFI Journalist

Ana NAVARRO PEDRO

Paris Correspondent, Visao Magazine

Judah GRUNSTEIN

Editor in Chief, World Politics Review

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2017-05-26 Donald Trump

Trump wraps up world tour at G7 summit in Italy (part 1)

Our panel of international journalists take a look at US President Donald Trump's first foreign tour, looking at the ups and the downs and analysing what has been achieved. They...

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2017-05-26 Manchester arena attack

Trump wraps up world tour at G7 summit in Italy (part 2)

Our panel of international journalists take a look at US President Donald Trump's first foreign tour, looking at the ups and the downs and analysing what has been achieved. They...

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2017-05-19 France

Emmanuel Macron in Mali: France committed to fighting terrorism in the region

"The daring bet of pluralism". That's French newspaper Le Monde's way of headlining that France's government now boasts its broadest political spectrum since De Gaulle's first...

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2017-05-12 Syria

Trump's Firing Line: FBI director sacked as Russia probe gets warmer (part 1)

Our panel of international journalists tries to surmise the motivations and strategy behind Donald Trump’s sudden firing of FBI director James Comey. We also look at the complex...

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