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Calais migrants crisis: risking death for a better life

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Europe’s Blame Game: finger pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 2)

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THE DEBATE

Europe’s Blame Game: finger pointing continues as Calais migrant crisis worsens (part 1)

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Gold prices: no longer a safe haven?

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Secular bloggers live in fear after spate of killings

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The art of resistance, from Gaza to Lebanon via Timbuktu

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IN THE PAPERS

'Close down Calais until the French get a grip'

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IN THE PAPERS

Europe's new 'Iron Curtain'

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US gun laws criticised after fresh shootings

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

INSIDE THE AMERICAS

Latest update : 2011-06-24

The legacy of Robert Gates

Outgoing US Defense Secretary Robert Gates will soon retire from the job after serving during two bloody wars spanning two administrations. Another ash cloud creates havoc all the way from South America to Australia. And a rare exhibition of Mayan artefacts from Guatemala is on display here in Paris, but the event's sponsor is an oil company accused of not doing enough to protect the environment.

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2015-07-29 USA

US gun laws criticised after fresh shootings

This week, we ask if US gun control has failed again as a man with a history of mental health problems is able to buy a gun and use it to kill two people at a US movie theatre.

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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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