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South African musician Bongeziwe Mabandla on his 'urban African folk'

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Reshuffle and a televised act of contrition

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Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

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Fatal flooding in France

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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.

Latest update : 2015-11-16

Merkel's Europe: Open borders undermined by migrant crisis (part 2)

In this edition of The World This Week, we discuss the doping allegations hitting the headlines, and the ground offensive being undertaken by Kurdish pershmerga forces to take back Sinjar in Iraq. We also look at the differences between the late Helmut Schmidt's Europe and Chancellor Merkel's modern vision, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Britain in a decade.

 Produced by Charles Wente, Laura Burloux and Phoebe Lanzer Wood

By François PICARD

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2018-10-12 The World This Week

The backlash over Khashoggi: Pressure mounts over disappearance of Saudi journalist

The World This Week looks at the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after he walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Turkish investigators say...

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2018-10-05 The World This Week

France bids 'adieu' to Charles Aznavour; Russian cyber sleuths caught red-handed

This week, beloved singer-songwriter Charles Aznavour, dubbed the "French Sinatra" by some, passed away aged 94. His send-off saw eulogies from the leaders of two countries: the...

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2018-09-28 The World This Week

The Kavanaugh hearings; Trump's world order

Thursday saw high drama as Brett Kavanaugh testified to a Senate committee after his sexual assault accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. How will senators align themselves after these...

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2018-09-21 The World This Week

Brett Kavanaugh hearings: Trump challenges Supreme Court nominee's accuser

Our panel of journalists look at the US president questioning the credibility of the woman who accuses his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexually assaulting her...

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2018-09-14 The World This Week

Battle of values: What's Europe's answer to illiberal democracy?

The World This Week looks at the growing threat to European liberalism from populist movements on the continent. Our panel discusses the possible solutions for Brussels when...

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