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Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government?

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Pakistan's Political Turmoil: Can Imran Khan's PTI Party Depose the Government? (part 2)

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Racism, riots and police violence: USA under scrutiny

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"The pen is mightier than the sword"

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Israel's minorities and military service

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Russia targets McDonald's over tensions with West

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Ebola: Liberian authorities admit 17 patients are missing

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'New York Post' slammed for publishing Foley execution images

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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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2014-08-13 racism

USA: Police shooting sparks angry protests

This week, protests in Missouri turn violent as anger over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown runs high. He was shot by the police. Next, Venezuela closes crossings with...

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2014-08-07 water

Cuba: USAID hit by spying scandal

This week, new tensions flare up between the US and Cuba. Havana says a US development agency has been trying to recruit anti-government activists from nearby nations. Also,...

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2014-07-31 WWI centenary

Diplomatic strain for John Kerry

As John Kerry continues his globetrotting, landing this week in India, we focus on the biggest challenge of his term as Secretary of State so far: the Israeli-Palestinian...

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2014-07-23 tobacco

Bolivian children: heading to work aged 10

This week in an unprecedented move, Bolivia has legalised child labour, formally allowing children as young as 10 to work. Meanwhile in the US, the mayor of New York's European...

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2014-07-17 music

Obama's 'regular guy' strategy

This week, Barack Obama gets up close with the voters as he looks to boost the Democrats chances in midterm elections. Also, Bowe Bergdahl rejoins the ranks of the US army after...

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