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'Women are the great survivors'

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'Populism easily turns into the promotion of radical nationalism'

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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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By François PICARD

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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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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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