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French police question 8-year-old boy for 'justifying terrorism'

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'Why was an 8-year-old boy questioned by police?'

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The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 1)

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35 Basque independence activists face trial in Spain

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Angoulême comics festival: The power of the pencil

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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.

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Latest update : 2014-02-03

The World This Week - January 31st, 2014 (part 2)

There’s never a dull moment when you stage a Latin America summit in Cuba. There was the inauguration of the Hugo Chavez museum, honouring the late Venezuelan president with successor Nicolas Maduro on hand for the ribbon-cutting. This week also saw the passing of a musical giant who popularized world music before the phrase had even been coined. Pete Seeger, the legendary folk singer, passed away this week at the age of 94.

Produced and prepared by David Boratov, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Anne BAGAMERY

European Day Editor, International New York Times

Anne Elisabeth MOUTET

Columnist, Sunday Telegraph

Anthony BELLANGER

Journalist, '"Les Inrockuptibles"

Florence HARTMANN

Author, 'Whistleblowers'

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2015-01-23 Ukraine

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2015-01-16 Charlie Hebdo

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2015-01-16 Boko Haram

Nigeria, the spillover: Chad sends troops to help Cameroon fight Boko Haram (part 2)

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2015-01-09 Charlie Hebdo

Paris Terror Attacks: Three Suspects Dead

French broadsheet Le Monde calls it France's September 11th. Not by the scale of the killing - there's no comparison with 9/11 or the Peshawar school massacre - but by the...

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