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Trump vs Trudeau: Rising trade tensions between US and Canada

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IN THE PAPERS

Marine Le Pen, a 'normal' candidate?

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IN THE PAPERS

Booed in Berlin: Ivanka Trump criticised for comments at women's summit

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tunisian parliament votes to ease repressive legislation on drugs

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MEDIAWATCH

Honouring slain policeman Xavier Jugelé

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THE DEBATE

Trump's best enemy? North Korea in Washington's crosshairs (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Trump's best enemy? North Korea in Washington's crosshairs (part 2)

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THE CAMPAIGN BEAT

Is there a risk of complacency in the Macron camp?

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

French presidential elections: A historic first-round result

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2010-03-18

Carlos Slim, richest man in the world

Watch out Bill Gates, Carlos Slim is here. The Mexican tycoon has become the first person from a developing nation to be named the world's richest man. Also in Mexico, the murders of 3 people linked to the U-S consulate have drawn renewed attention to the rising drug-related violence in Ciudad Juarez. And, as U.S First Lady Michelle Obama takes on obesity, our correspondent sends us a report from the city that for years was known as the fattest in America.

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2017-04-19 USA

USA: America's ageing infrastructure

In the United States, the state of public infrastructure has been deteriorating for years, sometimes even posing a safety risk to citizens. One of US President Donald Trump's...

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2017-04-05 USA

USA: Sonoran Desert at risk from real estate development

In the US, the Sonoran Desert stretches from Arizona to California and further south to Mexico. It's home to some 2,500 different species of plants and animals. But as the...

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2017-03-29 USA

Jared Kushner: From son-in-law to top Trump advisor

Until now, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner had been able to avoid much of the scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But not...

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2017-03-24 Brazil

Export bans hit Brazil amid tainted meat scandal

After the discovery by Brazilian police of a corruption network in which some meatpackers paid crooked inspectors to pass off rotten and adulterated meat as safe, worldwide...

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2017-03-15 USA

Trump administration: Kellyanne Conway's 'alternative' world

This week, we focus on the woman known as the "Trump whisperer". Kellyanne Conway is a character full of contradictions, who studied at Oxford and talks about spy microwaves with...

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