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Top opposition figure arrested in Burundi

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"Is the UK still located in Europe?"

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DEBATE

Crossing a red line: French mayor slammed for profiling Muslim students

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DEBATE

Down to the wire: UK election poll shows main parties neck and neck

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Film show: 'A Thousand Times Goodnight', 'My Old Lady' and 'Titli'

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UK election: Health system a key issue in Wales

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Le Pen vs Le Pen: France's far-right family feud turns epic

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Saudi Arabia: Behind the royal family reshuffle

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Oil industry cuts an election issue in Scotland

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Political and social events from the Americas, with exclusive reports and interviews. Our journalists also give you a quirky take on the news! Every Wednesday at 5.45 pm Paris time.

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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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2015-04-29 Gay marriage

USA: Gay marriage debate heads to Supreme Court

This week, the US Supreme Court is deliberating whether or not the constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriage. A ruling is due in June and should put an end to decades...

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2015-04-22 FBI

USA: FBI admits two decades of flawed forensics

This week, the FBI owns up to a massive scandal. The agency has formally admitted its agents used flawed forensic evidence in criminal investigations for over 20 years. Next, we...

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2015-04-15 US Presidential Election 2016

2016 presidential race: Can Hillary Clinton count on the female vote?

Hillary Clinton has confirmed she's running for the 2016 US presidential election. She will be looking to woo women voters who could make the difference. Next, another black...

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2015-04-08 California

Nicaragua bucks Central America's high crime trend

This week, we head to Nicaragua, where police are adopting a radically different approach to fighting crime. Next, in California, as a devastating drought enters its fourth year,...

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2015-04-01 USA

United States: religious freedom law sparks controversy

This week, lawmakers in Indiana brought in new legislation to protect religious freedom. But opponents say this new state law gives license to discriminate against gays and...

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