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Central African Republic : stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

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Armed clowns terrify the north of France

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced : Does the punishment fit the crime? (Part 1)

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Provocative sculpture "unplugged"

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'Flying coffins' in Ivory Coast and a rich Maltese couple rescuing migrants

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London now the world's most expensive city

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USA: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online

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Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

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Christophe de Margerie, a jovial and strategic boss

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Our journalists also give you a quirky take on the news! Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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Latest update : 2010-07-08

Mexico: drugs violence domination issue in elections

In the Week in the Americas, Mexico's ruling party takes a hit in regional elections, a result seen as voter discontent with the government's failure to stop the skyrocketing drug violence. As the man considered the main architect of Argentina's Dirty War, Jorge Videla, goes on trial, we meet a woman who was kidnapped as a baby during that troubled era. We finish with Bill Gates and Warren Buffet who are pushing for a new type of billionaires' club.

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2014-10-16 Ebola

Ebola: Outbreak sparks panic in United States

This week, two American nurses have contracted Ebola after they helped care for a Liberian man with the disease. That's prompted panic across the United States. Next, there's a...

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2014-10-08 Mexico

Mexico: Shock and mourning following mass grave discovery

Authorities in Mexico are under growing pressure to solve the disappearance of 43 students. Two gang hitmen have admitted killing 17 of the students after the discovery of a mass...

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2014-10-01 Barack Obama

Narendra Modi's US charm offensive

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets a rock star welcome in the United States, with 19,000 people in New York and a meeting with the president. Next, the first round of...

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2014-09-24 climate change

Abuse scandal: American football league under fire after Rice video

The Head of the NFL apologises after domestic abuse scandals hit American football. The League has been accused of ignoring the behaviour of stars like Ray Rice. Also, the UN...

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2014-09-18 Canada

US strategy to combat the Islamic State group

Barack Obama was elected on a promise to get the US out of Iraq. But the rise of the Islamic State Organisation is forcing him to rethink that decision. As the US president heads...

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