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Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown Prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

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US Supreme Court decision boosts anti-abortion activists in California

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Beginning of the end for 'Mutti'? State election reflects Merkel's unpopularity

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Spain's Europe minister rules out new Catalan independence referendum

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Hungary's Orban: What consequences of symbolic EU vote?

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South Sudan: How it won the longest war but lost the peace

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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 : 2018-01-08

Trump firing on all cylinders; Macron's fake news battle (part 2)

Our panel of journalists look at anti-government demonstrations flaring up across Iran, the biggest since the 2009 post-electoral protests in Tehran. We look also at the first visit to Paris of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan since the election of Emmanuel Macron; Trump threatening the Palestinians, Pakistan and North Korea; and France's Macron promising reporters a bill as early as next month to combat fake news.

Produced by Charles WENTE, Alessandro XENOS, Jimena MORALES-VELASCO.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Leela JACINTO

International News Reporter, France 24

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor at the Daily Beast

Emre DEMIR

Editor, Zaman France

Dov ALFON

Haaretz editor at large

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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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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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