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United States and Pakistan: it's complicated

Pakistan and the United States have been trading barbs in the wake of the killing of Osama Bin Laden. We take a look at this turbulent relationship. We also head to the Mexican state of Sinaloa where corn has become a much sought-after commodity by drug dealers. Finally, find out which famous drink is turning 125 years old this week.

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2015-03-25 Republicans (USA)

US presidential election: Who looks set to run in 2016?

This week, Ted Cruz announces he's running for US president. We look at his chances of winning the Republican nomination and who else could be in the running. Next, in Argentina,...

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2015-03-19 Dilma Rousseff

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff faces anger on the streets

Brazil's president Dilma Rouseff is under pressure after hundreds of thousands of Brazilians take to the streets over a corruption scandal. Next, our correspondent takes us to...

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2015-03-11 oil

Corruption in Brazil: Ruling party faces Petrobras scandal

This week, there's trouble at the top for Brazil's ruling party, which is accused of taking 200 million dollars' worth of kickbacks in return for huge contracts with the...

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2015-03-04 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu's speech to Congress divides Washington

This week, Benjamin Netanyahu gets a series of standing ovations in the US Congress, but his speech there angers the Obama administration.

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2015-02-26 immigration

USA: Congressional standoff over immigration

This week, another federal shutdown looms in Washington, and this time it could have a very real impact on national security - we tell you more. Next, could one man really be...

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