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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 : 2018-06-22

Zero Tolerance: Does Border Security Trump Compassion?

In the United States, the Trump administration has gone back on its decision to separate migrant children from their parents at the border. But confusion still reigns over the fate of the 2,300 kids detained. Can this situation be remedied? Also on the programme, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is likely to win Sunday's presidential elections. Turkey's human rights violations and lack of press freedom are well known abroad. Is the government a dictatorship?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Rhea SMIRCIC and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor at the Daily Beast

Laure MANDEVILLE

Senior Reporter for Le Figaro, Author of 'Who is really Donald Trump?'

Vivienne WALT

Contributor, Time Magazine

Georg BLUME

Paris Correspondant, Die Zeit

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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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