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Ending the war in Syria: 'We do not want the Gaddafi scenario'

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BUSINESS DAILY

Argentina close to bailout deal as central bank chief quits

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EYE ON AFRICA

Ethiopia violence: 1,200 detained after Addis Ababa clashes

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MEDIAWATCH

Macron's former bodyguard's gun selfie

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THE DEBATE

Which world order? Trump, Macron spell out rival visions at UN

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Debra Granik: 'There aren't many women who love making films about blood and gore'

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IN THE PRESS

Medical breakthrough? Researchers find way to tackle Alzheimer's

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Jihadists, but no terror attacks: The case of Italy

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THE OBSERVERS

A controversial pastor in Haiti, pollution in Casablanca, and more

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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 : 2018-01-02

The world in 2018: What to expect in the year ahead

In this special edition of The World This Week, François Picard and his panel of guests takes a look at what 2018 is likely to have in store for us: From Vladimir Putin's Russia hosting the World Cup (and the Russian presidential election that precedes it) to Zimbabwe, post Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule.

Programme produced by Daniel BARNEY and Tatiana REITER.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Vivienne WALT

Correspondent, TIME Magazine

Craig COPETAS

Editor-at-Large, TRT World

Paul MOREIRA

Founder, "Premières Lignes" Production

Thomais PAPAIOANNOU

Correspondent, Greek Public Television

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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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