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Venezuela's exodus: How long can Latin America cope?

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Spaniards divided over future of Franco monument

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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 : 2018-02-23

Gun control in the United States: Will the Florida shooting be a turning point?

The latest Florida shooting resulted in 17 deaths and shook the corridors of power in Washington. Donald Trump is now talking about reviewing who is allowed to buy certain types of guns. Will this be a turning point in the United States? Also, the balance of power is shifting in Syria as Assad backs the Kurds against Turkish forces in Afrin. And France plans to reform immigration laws, but humanitarian organisations are voicing their concern.

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Tatiana REITER and Florence VIALA.

By Mark OWEN

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Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor at the Daily Beast

Anne BAGAMERY

Independent Journalist

Rob PARSONS

FRANCE 24 Chief Foreign Editor

Alissa J. RUBIN

Paris Bureau Chief, New York Times

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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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2018-08-10 The World This Week

New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

US sanctions on Iran are having an impact on everything from the currency to aviation, gold and even pistachios. Donald Trump has called them the most "biting" punitive measures...

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