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Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle the migrant surge? (part 1)

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"Tearing itself apart" - Hollande's Party

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Katrina, ten years on: Young survivors still grapple with trauma

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Latest update : 2010-12-20

Who can beat Hugo Chavez?

It's been a tough year for President Hugo Chavez: the economy is going through a deep recession and crime rates are higher than ever. This could give the opposition its best shot in years at gaining a strong voice in parliament.

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2015-08-26 Hurricanes & storms

Ten years after Katrina, New Orleans is bustling

This week, we head back to New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the region. A decade later, many buildings remain destroyed and some of the displaced have...

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2015-08-19 Brazil

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff's political future at stake

This week, we look at Dilma Rousseff's political future. The Brazilian president insists she won't step down, despite mass protests against her government, marred by corruption...

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2015-08-12 Ferguson

The lasting legacy of the 1965 Watts riots in Los Angeles

This week, the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri coincided with another anniversary in the United States. It's been 50 years since the Watts riots, when Los Angeles was the scene of...

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2015-08-05 Mexico

Mexico: High-risk journalism in Veracruz

This week, we head to Mexico where photojournalist Ruben Espinosa was murdered. He worked in the state of Veracruz, one of the most dangerous places in the world for reporters....

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2015-07-29 USA

US gun laws criticised after fresh shootings

This week, we ask if US gun control has failed again as a man with a history of mental health problems is able to buy a gun and use it to kill two people at a US movie theatre.

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