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Hollande plays last cards before 2017 presidential race

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The stolen youth of refugee minors

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Where were the MPs for the vote?

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Italy's banks under pressure over bad debts

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Battle for Aleppo: A turning point in Syria's civil war? (part 2)

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Battle for Aleppo: A turning point in Syria's civil war? (part 1)

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The Arab Spring's unfulfilled promises

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Nkandla scandal: Top court still to rule on Zuma's home upgrade

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

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2010-05-25

Lula, a rising profile in global diplomacy

In this edition: Brazilian President Lula da Silva plays the role of international diplomat by striking a key nuclear deal with Iran; gift cards for guns - that's what officials in Los Angeles are offering to residents who are willing to hand over their weapons; and a special report on the Houma Indians, a small community in Louisiana which is struggling for its survival.

Programme prepared by Laure Manent and Gregory White

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2016-02-03 USA

US presidential election: Iowa's winners and losers

This week, the US race to the White House is officially underway. We take a closer look at the real winners and losers out of Iowa. Also, the Carnival in Rio is in full swing,...

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2016-01-27 Donald Trump

US presidential race: What's at stake in the Iowa caucus

This week, all eyes are on Iowa. The race for the White House heats up as voters get their first chance to cast ballots for a presidential nominee. Next, as the Zika virus...

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2016-01-20 Brazil

Fighting the Zika virus in Brazil

This week, we see how Senegalese scientists are giving a helping hand in the fight against the Zika virus in Brazil. Next, the tainted water scandal in Flint, Michigan continues,...

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2016-01-13 Barack Obama

Obama gives his final State of the Union address

This week, it was an optimistic US President Barack Obama who gave his seventh and final State of the Union speech. This was one of his last big public chances to get his message...

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2016-01-06 Barack Obama

Obama moves to tighten gun controls

This week, Barack Obama bypasses Congress to push through tighter measures on gun sales. The US president wept openly as he talked about the ongoing gun violence in the country....

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