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Latest update : 2011-03-23

Bundestag decides whether or not to continue soldiers' mission in Afghanistan

The German Parliament is deciding whether or not to extend its soldiers' mission in Afghanistan. Eight were killed in fighting in the northern provinces last year, and the continued presence of German troops in the country is a source of much anger back home. The Bundestag wants to withdraw, but it's not that simple, leaving Chancellor Angela Merkel with a dilemma: leave before the job's done, or face the wrath of the voters.

Programme prepared by Kate Williams, Marie Billon and Patrick Lovett

By Brice BOUSSOUAR , Anne MAILLIET , Abby D'ARCY HUGHES

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2017-12-12 Europe

Spain's Tagus river is drying up

As world leaders discuss climate change in Paris, we bring you a report from Spain, which has been in the grip of drought since 2014. One of the consequences is the plight of the...

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2017-12-11 Americas

USA: Voters speak out ahead of Alabama Senate race

On Tuesday December 12, an election for a US Senate seat will take place in the state of Alabama. Despite credible claims of sexual misconduct from at least a dozen accusers, the...

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2017-12-08 Senegal

Marine pollution around Dakar reaches critical levels

In Senegal, despite the country's hundreds of kilometers of coastline, a recent report on marine pollution is likely to put you off going for a swim. The ocean around the Dakar...

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2017-12-07 Tunisia

Franco-Tunisian leads efforts to combat desertification

Like many other countries, Tunisia is faced with increasing desertification. Yet public awareness remains limited. Sarah Toumi is a young Franco-Tunisian who's been on Emmanuel...

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2017-12-06 sex abuse

Miami's camp for convicted sex offenders

In Miami, a local law prohibits convicted sex offenders of living within 800 metres of anywhere where children congregate, such as schools, libraries and parks. As construction...

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