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Tears and champagne as commercial flights resume between Ethiopia and Eritrea

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UN warns of 'conspiracy of complacency' in fighting HIV

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Nicaragua: another descent into dictatorship?

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THE DEBATE

Nicaragua's Boiling Point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

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FRENCH CONNECTIONS

What the World Cup win means for France

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

'Nation-state' bill sparks controversy in Israel

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Young women in China go under the knife to improve job prospects

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Film show: Why we love 'Ant-man and the Wasp'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Brussels to slap $5 billion fine on Google

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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 : 2018-07-06

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 was about much more than the documentary Shoah; our panel talks about the passing at 92 of Claude Lanzmann, intellectual, resistance fighter, filmmaker, journalist, anti-colonial activist and lover of Simone de Beauvoir.

A programme prepared by Michele Barbero and James Vasina.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign editor at the Daily Beast

Elena GABRIELIAN

Journalist, RFI

Annette LEVY-WILLARD

Journalist and Blogger, Libération

Stefan SIMONS

Paris Correspondent, Der Spiegel Online

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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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2018-06-29 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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