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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.

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Cutting it close: Stormy talks ahead of Greek debt deadline (part 1)

This was the week we discovered the two-euro-fifty coin. After the French recently rejected a commemorative two-euro piece to mark the upcoming bicentennial of the battle of Waterloo, the Belgians found a way to fete Napoleon's defeat in the suburbs of Brussels. Also, in Greece, the International Monetary Fund pulled its negotiating team from crunch debt talks. The clock is winding down to a June 30th deadline for Athens and creditors to avoid a Greek debt default.

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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