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Is French oak under threat?

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Questions of gender take centre stage at Avignon’s theatre festival

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Street party, not a wake: Croatian football fans welcome home team

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UK looks to calm Brexit fears at Farnborough Airshow

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Nigeria: Army denies reports of missing soldiers after Boko Haram attacks

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Despite economic blockade and corruption scandals, Qatar prepares for its 2022 World Cup

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Beatmaker & singer Estère brings her musical melting pot to Afropunk Paris

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Iran water shortages, street art in Yemen, and more

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Maltese foreign minister: ‘We need to implement legal paths of migration into Europe’

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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 : 2017-12-27

The world this year: Trump's presidency, France's fresh face and the Weinstein scandal

This time a year ago, following the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump as the new US president, we braced ourselves for a new world order. Trump alluded to this new order during his inauguration, and his "America First" policy promised to be at odds with much of the world. Our panel of international journalists also looks at Emmanuel Macron's election in France and the aftermath of the Weinstein scandal.

Produced by Daniel Barney, Alessandro Xenos and Laura Burloux.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign editor at the Daily Beast

Marc BASSETS

Paris correspondent for El Pais

Laure MANDEVILLE

Senior Reporter for Le Figaro, Author of 'Who is really Donald Trump?'

Rachel DONADIO

Journalist, The New York Times

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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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2018-06-15 François PICARD

World Cup kicks off; Trump hits back at critics; Migrant crisis divides EU

Our panel of journalists looks at Russia's biggest sporting event since the 1980 Summer Olympics, with the hosts surprising themselves in the World Cup opener with a resounding...

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