The World This Week - February 8th

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Feb 8 2013, 14:04:05

For most, Chinese New Year means the annual mad scramble home. But for the happy few in today's China, replace overcrowded train ride with the gift of a snakeskin Bentley to celebrate what else but the Year of the Snake. Also, a turning point in Tunisia with ripple effects in Egypt and France's acrimonious same sex marriage debate turns homophobic.

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