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US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

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'Time for a third party'

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US doubles recall of faulty airbags

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EYE ON AFRICA

Papa Wemba is buried in Kinshasa

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Some Republican Party members dump Trump for Hillary

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Hollande unofficially kicks off his re-election campaign

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President Trump? Celebrity billionaire confounds Republican party (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

President Trump? Celebrity billionaire confounds Republican party (part 1)

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Helen Clark: 'I’m the best person for the job of UN Secretary-General'

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INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2011-04-21

United States: credit rating under threat?

The United States endures further economic woes as Standard and Poor’s lowers the nation's credit outlook. Meanwhile, BP seeks to distribute its 20-billion-dollar compensation fund after last year's devastating oil spill, but who is entitled to get what? Finally, the push is on to finish the missing link in a highway that stretches from Alaska to Argentina.

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2016-05-04 Donald Trump

US presidential race: Trump triumphs over Republican rivals

This week, US billionaire Donald Trump clinches a stunning victory in the Indiana primary vote, forcing his rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race....

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2016-04-27 Brazil

Brazil's bumpy countdown to the Rio Olympics

This week, the countdown begins to the Rio Olympics in Brazil, against the backdrop of a presidential impeachment and the worst recession in decades. Also, as the world marks the...

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2016-04-20 Brazil

Brazil embroiled in political and economic crisis

This week, as the Brazilian president inches ever closer to impeachment over her alleged messing with state finances, we take a look at just how badly the country's economy is...

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2016-04-13 Bernie Sanders

US presidential race: Bernie is back in Brooklyn

This week, can Bernie bowl over Brooklyn? That's what the Sanders team is hoping to achieve as they campaign flat out in New York. Also, after a shocking spate of suicide...

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2016-04-07 Peru

Panama, a small country with big secrets

This week, the Panama Papers dropped like a bombshell, causing upheaval across the globe. The leak has already forced the Prime Minister of Iceland to resign and lists dozens of...

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