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Around 150 people killed in suspected boko haram attaks in NE NIgeria

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Egypt cracks down on media

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Egypt at daggers drawn (part2)

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Egypt at daggers drawn (part1)

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At least 7 killed in clashes as Burundi awaits vote results

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Millions affected by Boko Haram's mass violence

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Winehouse doco traces singer's tragic demise

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'IS group's caliphate is here to stay'

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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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Latest update : 2010-12-20

Lula leaves difficult shoes to fill

Sunday's presidential vote will mark the end of an era for Brazil. The highly popular left-wing president will soon finish up his second four-year term, leaving the job as the leader of Latin America's biggest economy up for grabs. His chosen successor, Dilma Rousseff, has a strong lead in the polls. She's hoping for a first round victory, which would give her a stronger mandate to push through reforms. Her nearest rival is a centrist, a former governor of Sao Paolo named José Serra.

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2015-07-01 USA

US, Cuba reach deal to re-open embassies

This week, the United States and Cuba reached a deal to re-open their mutual embassies in Washington and Havana. It's the next major step forward to thawing 50 years of frozen...

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2015-06-24 USA

FranceLeaks: Wikileaks claims US spied on Elysée palace

This week, there's outrage in France after WikiLeaks publishes new revelations that the NSA spied on three French presidents. Next, we look at how the Confederate flag is...

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2015-06-17 US Presidential Election 2016

US presidential race: A Bush vs Clinton rematch?

This week, the prospect of Bush versus Clinton in 2016 becomes more likely as Jeb Bush officially enters the race for the White House. Also, we head to Central America, where...

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2015-06-10 slavery

USA: New case of police brutality in Texas causes outcry

This week, police brutality in the United States is once again in the spotlight after a violent incident at a teenage pool party in Texas. Next, we meet Jaime Rodriguez, the...

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2015-06-03 tobacco

Record fines for tobacco companies in Quebec

This week, a court in Canada orders big tobacco firms to pay out to smokers who say they were never told about the health risks. Next, we meet the transgender athlete breaking...

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