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British professor says 'no shame' in reading romance novels

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Libération:'STOP hunting for burkinis!'

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Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines

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Burkini: the never-ending controversy

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Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 1)

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Biden in Turkey: NATO allies at odds over Syria Kurds, exiled cleric (part 2)

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Rural activists murdered amid land rows

An unsolved double murder in Brazil adds to a recent spike in crimes believed to be linked to disputes over the Amazon's vanishing forest. Pictures of Hugo Chavez are released by Venezuela and Cuba - an attempt to end feverish speculation about his health. Finally, a new Brazilian soap explores the dark past of the country’s military dictatorship.

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2016-08-24 Donald Trump

Olympic Hangover: festive mood dampened by gloomy economy

This week, as Rio wakes up from the end of Olympic fever, it's now facing a bit of a hangover in the shape of Brazil's growing political crisis. Then, just two months away from...

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2016-08-17 Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay: Renewed push to reduce number of detainees

On this week’s show: Can Barack Obama live up to his promise of closing Guantanamo Bay as his time in office draws to a close? We take a look. We also bring you the latest in the...

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2016-08-03 2016 Olympics

Rio 2016: Why many Brazilians oppose the games

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally here. And while the eyes of the world are turning to the athletes, far from all Brazilians are happy about their country hosting the games....

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2016-07-28 US Presidential Election 2016

Race to the White House: Hillary Clinton's popularity problem

This week, Hillary Clinton officially became the first female nominee of a major US political party. But she has been dealt a blow by a hacking scandal: leaked emails suggesting...

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2016-07-20 Donald Trump

US presidential race: The story of Melania Trump

This week, as Donald Trump is officially nominated as the Republican Party's candidate for the White House, his wife takes centre stage with a speech that sounds awfully...

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