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Have your fish and eat it: Can British fishing fleets net a Brexit bonus?

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'Must never happen again': Australia apologises to victims of state sex abuse

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Italy determined to stick to budget plan despite EU warnings

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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 : 2018-07-20

Trump invites Putin to Washington, France celebrates the World Cup

The World This Week looks at the Helsinki Summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, as well as a forthcoming follow-up meeting in Washington proposed by Trump. It would be a first visit to the US in over 10 years for the Russian president. We then focus on France, still revelling in their World Cup success, but one Frenchman may not be so happy. Emmanuel Macron this week faced his first presidential scandal: a security handler sacked for beating protesters.

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Tommaso MAZZANTI and Laure FOURQUET.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Christopher DICKEY

Foreign Editor at the Daily Beast

Elena GABRIELIAN

Journalist, RFI

Laure MANDEVILLE

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

Gregory VISCUSI

Reporter, Bloomberg News

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2018-10-19 The World This Week

The Khashoggi case; Endless Brexit; Canada legalises cannabis

The World This Week looks at the latest in the investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, this as evidence mounts against Saudi Arabia. Also, this...

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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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