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Should men also be 'liberated from oppressive beachwear'?

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Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagement

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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 1)

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France's Burkini Ban: Identity politics go to the beach (part 2)

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Chancellor Merkel's immigration policy faces test on her home turf

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Understanding the burkini ban

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US Treasury lashes out at EU tax probes

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Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

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British professor says 'no shame' in reading romance novels

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

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2010-08-10

Venezuela-Colombia: what's behind the bad blood?

The bad blood continues between Colombia and Venezuela, with Chavez severing ties with his neighbour. We also take you to Brazil with a special report from Sao Paolo's favelas, where an organization has made it its mission to take over unoccupied property. And, we go to the US for a rather special wedding. Former President Bill Clinton led his daughter Chelsea down the aisle in a ceremony that spared no expense.

Programme prepared by Laure Manent et Gregory White

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2016-08-24 Donald Trump

Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

This week, as Rio wakes up from the end of Olympic fever, it's now facing a bit of a hangover in the shape of Brazil's growing political crisis. Then, just two months away from...

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2016-08-17 Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay: Renewed push to reduce number of detainees

On this week’s show: Can Barack Obama live up to his promise of closing Guantanamo Bay as his time in office draws to a close? We take a look. We also bring you the latest in the...

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2016-08-03 2016 Olympics

Rio 2016: Why many Brazilians oppose the games

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally here. And while the eyes of the world are turning to the athletes, far from all Brazilians are happy about their country hosting the games....

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2016-07-28 US Presidential Election 2016

Race to the White House: Hillary Clinton's popularity problem

This week, Hillary Clinton officially became the first female nominee of a major US political party. But she has been dealt a blow by a hacking scandal: leaked emails suggesting...

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

US presidential race: The story of Melania Trump

This week, as Donald Trump is officially nominated as the Republican Party's candidate for the White House, his wife takes centre stage with a speech that sounds awfully...

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