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Ethiopia's Political Crackdown

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The fall of Carlos Ghosn: Japanese accuse Renault-Nissan boss of tax fraud

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How a toxic pesticide poisoned French Caribbean island of Martinique

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'Age old cities' exhibition: 'It's part of our history that's been destroyed'

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Carlos Ghosn arrest: The fall from grace of a 'workaholic'

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French government calls for interim leadership to replace Ghosn at Renault

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Nigerian opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launches presidential campaign

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Social media drives 'yellow vest' protests

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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 : 2014-04-21

The World This Week - April 18th, 2014

In The World This Week: Russia and the EU agree to a roadmap outlining the de-escalation of recent violence in eastern Ukraine, Putin comes up against a familiar face whilst fielding questions from the people on national television, pollution becomes a global problem, Algeria's incumbent Bouteflika claims presidential victory from his wheelchair, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the great Colombian author, dies at the age of 87.

By François PICARD

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2018-11-16 The World This Week

Theresa May soldiers on; Israeli political turmoil; France's fuel protests

The World This Week looks at the UK PM Theresa May soldiering on while others within her party plot her demise, this amid the uproar over her unveiling of a draft divorce deal...

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2018-11-09 The World This Week

US midterm results; WWI commemorations; Weber tipped to lead EU Commission

The World This Week looks at the US, where the dust still hasn't settled on midterms marked by a record high turnout in parts and a shifting political landscape. Democrats...

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2018-11-02 The World This Week

Brazil under Bolsonaro; US midterms campaign; Merkel's long Auf Wiedersehen

The World This Week looks at Brazil's new president Jair Bolsonaro setting the tone after a resounding win; Donald Trump playing the migrant card ahead of US midterm elections;...

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2018-10-26 The World This Week

Brazil's popular far-right presidential candidate, US pipe bombs, the Khashoggi murder case

Twelve packages, and still counting. Pipe bombs addressed to prominent critics of President Donald Trump are only one part of the increasingly toxic homestretch of the US midterm...

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2018-10-19 The World This Week

The Khashoggi case; Endless Brexit; Canada legalises cannabis

The World This Week looks at the latest in the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, this as evidence mounts against Saudi Arabia. Also, this...

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