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Is France's desire to combat terrorism tipping over into hysteria?

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French police question 8-year-old boy for 'justifying terrorism'

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'Why was an 8-year-old boy questioned by police?'

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The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 1)

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The true cost of cheap oil: Barrel price hits 6-year low (part 2)

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35 Basque independence activists face trial in Spain

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Angoulême comics festival: The power of the pencil

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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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2015-01-29 Venezuela

'Snowmageddon' is snow problem for New York

It was supposed to be the snowstorm to end all snowstorms, but US forecasters admit they got it wrong on New York. Also, Argentina's president seeks to take control of the...

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2015-01-21 Barack Obama

Colorado's 'green rush'

This week, Colorado weighs up the pros and cons of its move to legalise cannabis, one year on. Next, we look at the story of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor who was found dead...

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2015-01-15 USA

What impact has the Patriot Act had on US citizens?

Should France follow the United States and enact tough new laws to fight terrorism? We look at how the post-9/11 Patriot Act has affected the lives of ordinary US citizens. Also,...

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2014-12-31 USA

USA: 'Copwatchers' keep an eye on the police

In the United States, tensions have risen over the failure to file charges against several police officers involved in fatal shootings. Some residents are now taking matters into...

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2014-12-24 USA

Uruguay: freed Guantanamo detainees try to adjust to normal life

Our reporters meet six men released from the Guantanamo Bay prison earlier this month, trying to adjust to their new lives in Uruguay. Also: the US may have restored ties with...

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