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The Nativist: Trump warns of migrant 'emergency' ahead of midterms

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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 : 2015-11-09

Bomb on board: Russia deals with Metrojet disaster (part 1)

The World this Week looks at the week's important stories: did terrorism play a key role in the crash of the Russian airline Metrojet's plane in the Sinai? Also, we look at violent protests in Romania and the trial of disgraced former PM Ponta.

By François PICARD


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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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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