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Poland's existential struggle: Abortion debate spurs protests over right-wing shift

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'Equatorial Guinea's attempted coup began in France,' President Obiang tells FRANCE 24

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Film show: '3 Billboards', 'In The Fade' and 'Downsizing'

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Why Hong Kong is Asia's electronic garbage dump

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IOM chief: 'Migrants are the quintessential agents of development'

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Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects

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Bitcoin takes a tumble over regulation fears

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Actor Aziz Ansari accused of sexual assault, but is it just 'revenge porn'?

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Calais, a no-man's land for migrants

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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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2018-01-11 USA

Oprah Winfrey: Talk show host, actress, businesswoman... president?

American TV star Oprah Winfrey won a prestigious lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes. The first big awards show of the season was overshadowed by the recent protests...

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2017-12-22 Canada

Canada: How far is the multicultural model a success?

Canada is celebrating 150 years since the British North America Acts united the country as we know it today. But although Canada is internationally renowned for its multicultural...

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2017-12-20 USA

California blaze: 'Monster' Thomas wildfire rages on

In California, the so-called Thomas fire is on course to become the largest in the state's modern history. More than 100,000 hectares and over 1,000 homes have been destroyed so...

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2017-12-13 Mexico

Climate change: Half of Mexico's coffee plantations have disappeared

Two years after a global climate deal was struck in Paris, we are still no closer to limiting global warming to under two degrees Celsius. And the effects of an increasingly hot...

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2017-12-07 Donald Trump

US universities experiencing massive drop in foreign students

Decisions made by US President Donald Trump’s administration are having an effect on the number of foreign students coming to America to study. A new report says dozens of...

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