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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 : 2018-07-16

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 the World Cup final to that one-on-one summit with Donald Trump. Also, football fever has gripped France ahead of the World Cup final. We also talk about the value drop in Turkey's currency in the first week of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's new term – a term under which he’s been handed enhanced executive powers.

Produced by Charles WENTE, Alessandro XENOS, Melissa KALAYDJIAN.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor at the Daily Beast

Judah GRUNSTEIN

Editor in Chief, World Politics Review

Philippe MOREAU-CHEVROLET

Founder, MCBG Conseil

Delphine MINOUI

Journalist, Le Figaro

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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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