The World This Week

From Sarkozy's populist pivot and ‘Bahamas Leaks’, to failed Syria truce and Rome’s Olympic bid (part 2)

This week, protests broke out in Charlotte, North Carolina, after yet another police shooting of an unarmed African-American man. In France, meanwhile, Nicolas Sarkozy pandered to nationalists in the lead up to next year’s election. And the Panama Leaks scandal tainted former EU anti-trust chief, Neelie Kroes. Also, the US-Russia brokered truce in Syria fell apart and bombing resumed in Aleppo. Finally. Finally, Rome’s mayor removed the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.


Click here to watch part one.

Produced by Michele BARBERO, François WIBAUX and Elom Marcel TOBLE.

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