Saudi King Abdullah Dies: Succession, Stability and Youth in Question (part 1)

In the world this week: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia dies after nearly two decades in power, hope of a longstanding ceasefire fades in the east of Ukraine, in the wake of the Paris attacks the French Republic's integration model gets a grilling, and Pope Francis wades into the debate over Catholicism and contraception, warning his flock against 'breeding like rabbits'.

Produced by Cécile Khindria and Haxie Meyers-Belkin

Our guests

Cintia CARDOSO-DELAUTRE

Brazilian desk, RFI

Catherine FIELD

Freelance journalist

Judah GRUNSTEIN

Editor-in-chief, World Politics Review

Zyad LIMAM

Director, Afrique magazine

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