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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.

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2017-07-19 television

Game of Thrones returns: Mega fans bask in themed pop-up bar

The award-winning fantasy epic "Game of Thrones" is entering its seventh and penultimate season - meaning the end is nigh. To prepare for the impending finale, some fans are...

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2017-07-12 El Salvador

Outrage over teen rape case in El Salvador

This week we head to El Salvador, where a 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for giving birth to a stillborn baby after she was raped. Amnesty International...

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2017-07-06 Venezuela

The Venezuelans living in exile

Protests against the government of President Nicolas Maduro have swept across Venezuela for the past three months. At least 80 people have been killed and hundreds more jailed or...

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2017-06-29 Brazil

Combatting corruption in Brazil through smart software

We head to Brazil for a closer look at the world's first anti-corruption software. It might not be capable of stopping the graft scandals engulfing the country, but it does keep...

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2017-06-22 Uber

Travis Kalanick: Uber boss steps down amid controversy

It's been eight years since Uber came onto the scene and shook things up with its ride-hailing app that matches drivers with passengers. In that time, the company has been hit by...

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