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Indigenous peoples: Fighting discrimination

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Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara: ‘Dinosaurs were the last great champions’

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Alan Turing's nephew: ‘A Shakespearean tragedy surrounded his life’

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Zimbabwe: Chamisa's lawyers contest election results in court

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New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

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IN THE PRESS

‘Space Farce’? Alternative logos for new US military branch flood social media

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EYE ON AFRICA

Zambia accused of illegal handover of Zimbabwean opposition figure

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#MyCameraIsMyWeapon campaign takes on Iran's mandatory hijab law

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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 : 2018-04-23

Suspected chemical attack in Syria: Gunfire delays deployment of inspectors

Our panellists discuss this week's top headlines: First we look at Syria and the outcome of the strikes on suspected chemical weapons labs. With the OPCW unable to access the sites, some accuse Russia and Syria of covering up the evidence of their chemical weapons use. Will the Syrian battleground remain a proxy war for the larger powers at play? We also look at Cuba’s new leader and his relation to the old regime, as well as the French president's efforts to reform both at home and in Europe.

Produced by Michele Barbero, Tommaso Mazzanti, Jimena Morales-Velasco.

By Mark OWEN

Our guests

Helene SALLON

Journalist, Le Monde newspaper

Christian MAKARIAN

Deputy Director, L'Express

Inti LANDAURO

Former Wall Street Journal correspondent in Latin America

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor at the Daily Beast

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2018-08-10 The World This Week

New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

US sanctions on Iran are having an impact on everything from the currency to aviation, gold and even pistachios. Donald Trump has called them the most "biting" punitive measures...

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2018-08-06 Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR

Zimbabwe elections and Trump vs Iran

The World This Week looks at Zimbabwe, where incumbent President Emerson Mnangagwa called his election "a new beginning" for the country. But is it? The first vote since the...

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2018-07-27 Mark OWEN

Will the Benalla Affair taint Macron?

The World This Week looks at the story that has kept France awake during the heat wave: The Benalla Affair. How does the bodyguard of the President end up donning riot police...

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2018-07-20 François PICARD

Trump invites Putin to Washington, France celebrates the World Cup

The World This Week looks at the Helsinki Summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, as well as a forthcoming follow-up meeting in Washington proposed by Trump. It would be...

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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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