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Netanyahu deletes tweet featuring photo of James Foley

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The World This Week - 22 August 2014 (part 2)

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THE WORLD THIS WEEK

The World This Week - 22 August 2014

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FRANCE IN FOCUS

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Lifting the veil over China's air pollution

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Tango Takeover in Paris

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WEB NEWS

Calls for ISIS media blackout after execution of James Foley

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'Steely resolve of reporters exploited by pared-down employers'

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US judge calls Argentina bond swap offer illegal

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France

PSG fall flat once more against Evian

Paris Saint-Germain once again came unstuck against their bete noire Evian on Friday, being forced to settle for a 0-0 draw after having Yohan Cabaye sent off in their Ligue 1 clash in Annecy.

EUROPE- SPACE

Europe launches navigation satellites to rival GPS

Two satellites for Europe's Galileo navigation system - a rival to the American GPS - were successfully launched on Friday from Kourou in French Guyana, bringing the number of orbiters in the system to six.

BUSINESS

Fed Chair says US job market still hampered by Great Recession

US labor markets remain hampered by the effects of the Great Recession and the Federal Reserve should move cautiously in determining when interest rates should rise, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday in a defense of her policy approach.

GAZA STRIP

Hamas publicly executes "informers"

Gaza gunmen killed 18 alleged spies for Israel on Friday, including seven who were lined up behind a mosque and shot after midday prayers, in response to Israel's deadly airstrikes against top Hamas leaders.

IRAQ

Iraqi Sunnis quit govt talks after mosque massacre

Sunni lawmakers pulled out of talks on forming a new Iraqi government after militants attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people.

UKRAINE - RUSSIA

US demands Russia withdraw aid convoy from Ukraine

The United States on Friday demanded Russia "immediately" withdraw an aid convoy of vehicles from Ukraine and warned of further international sanctions if Moscow did not respect Kiev's sovereignty.

FRANCE - WEST AFRICA

Fear of Ebola sky-high among Air France workers

Despite recent accounts of patients recovering from Ebola, the death toll from the epidemic in West Africa continues to rise. Air France employees told FRANCE 24 they have serious concerns about flying to the countries worst hit by the deadly virus.