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Tanzania investigates ferry disaster which killed at least 227

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Presidential parody: the unofficial Elysée shop

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Iran Under Pressure: Tehran Vows Retaliation After Ahvaz Attack

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Germany: Where providing information on abortion remains a crime

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'Back from golfing dead': Tiger Woods overcomes pain and scandal to win first tour in 5 years

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Julien Brave NoiseCat: ‘Pipelines a real threat to First Nations’ way of life’

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Playing fair and paying fair: Copyright law gets an internet-age overhaul

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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 : 2015-06-08

After Blatter: The World Cup of scandals (part 1)

In The World This Week we look at the Fifa World Cup corruption scandal. Last summer, a claim was made that Fifa had paid hush money to a local football federation. The money was to stop them from suing over Thierry Henry's hand ball pass that qualified France at the expense of the Irish for the 2010 World Cup. In a week that saw Fifa's seemingly immovable supremo knocked off his perch, it turns out that claim was true.

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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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2018-09-07 The World This Week

Brazil election campaign turmoil, Inside Trump's White House, Sweden's vote

The World This Week looks at tensions in Brazil's election campaign, where far-right candidate Bolsonaro has been stabbed during a rally. This follows his possible opponent Lula...

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2018-08-31 The World This Week

Boiling point: French environment minister quits in blow for Macron

Summer is not officially over but already we know it's the second-hottest on record here in France. That announcement came the same week the French president lost his most...

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2018-08-27 The World This Week

Mounting turmoil: What next for Trump after major legal blows?

What next for Donald Trump? This week saw the conviction of his former campaign manager, plus the guilty plea of his longtime personal lawyer. Can he weather this storm? Also,...

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