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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 : 2017-08-07

Venezuela's controversial assembly convenes; Grand Jury used for Trump Russia probe

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We look at Caracas, where a controversial assembly of 545 delegates convened for the first time on Friday. Charged with rewriting the constitution, the all-powerful group will supercede all other government branches. We also look at the probes into possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russia - Robert Mueller, who was appointed special counsel following the firing of FBI Director James Comey in May, is reported to be using a grand jury in Washington as part of the investigation.

Produced by Nadia Charbit, Fanny Dassie, Ivana Scatola.

By Nadia CHARBIT

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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 US President questioning the credibility of the woman who accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her while they were both teenagers....

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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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