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Strauss-Kahn scandal: private detectives to build defence case

The New York private intelligence firm that is working for Mr Strauss-Kahn's attorneys is believed to have sent investigators to Guinea, where the alleged victim was born and lived before emigrating to New York. Their mission is to unearth anything in the background of the 32-year-old chambermaid that would erode her claim to be the innocent victim of an unprovoked attack.

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2015-07-22 Cuba

Cuba: Fears over rise in tourism

This week, we look at how Cuba's tourist industry is likely to be revolutionised as relations with Washington warm up. But will that revolution benefit or harm the island? Next,...

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2015-07-15 nuclear Iran

Iran nuclear deal: Obama to face sceptical Republicans

This week marked the biggest diplomatic victory of the Obama presidency so far. After years of talks, a nuclear deal was signed with Iran. However, Republicans are sharply...

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2015-07-08 Mexico

UN report slams 'generalized' use of torture in Mexico

This week, just days before the Mexican president will be guest of honour at Bastille Day here in France, our correspondents take a closer look at the widespread use of torture...

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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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