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EYE ON AFRICA

Ethiopia corruption crackdown: Former Head of military-led firm arrested

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MEDIAWATCH

Gazan TV bombing: attack on the press or military strike on a propaganda tool?

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THE DEBATE

Back from the brink? Gaza shootout triggers worst figting since 2014

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ENCORE!

She's alive: Discovering Mary Shelley, 200 years after Frankenstein was published

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FOCUS

Saudi Arabia's increasing influence in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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IN THE PRESS

The Queen, infertility and marriage troubles: Michelle Obama's tell-all memoir

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PERSPECTIVE

Nov 13 Paris terror attacks: 'Islam is part of the solution'

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THE INTERVIEW

'Iran has shown patience and continues to be part of nuclear deal'

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tensions within DR Congo opposition as deal on joint candidate falls apart

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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 : 2013-01-07

The World this Week - January 4th, 2013 (part 2)

Forget geopolitics. Vladimir Putin granted France’s biggest actor citizenship for no other reason than Gérard Dépardieu’s huge popularity in Russia, argues François Picard’s panel. Also, the outrage of women in India, the changing of the guard in Washington, and Venezuela waits on Hugo Chavez.

  • A. Craig Copetas, Correspondent-at-large, Quartz/The Atlantic Group;
  • Anne Bagamery, Senior Editor, International Herald Tribune;
  • Nicholas Norbrook, Managing Editor, The Africa Report;
  • Markus Karlsson, Business Editor, France 24.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Paul Maakad, Mary Colombel and David Boratav

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